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Thomas Creek map
Thomas Creek

Thomas Creek

No Mountain Biking in Wilderness Area. This is a busy trail, please be aware of other users. Take Dry Pond Trail to make a nice loop and avoid Mt Rose wilderness area.

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Thomas Creek
County Carson/Douglas/Washoe/Storey Co. (W. Region)
Length 7.8 miles
Allowed Use Pack and Saddle (Summer-Fall)
Hiking/Running (Summer-Fall)
Mountain Bike (Summer-Fall)
Park/Area Name Mt. Rose Wilderness
Management USFS, WASHOE
District Carson RD
Office Address Humboldt Toiyabe National Forest, Carson Ranger District, 1536 South Carson St., Carson City, NV 89701 (775) 882-2766
GPS Coordinates (WGS 84) 39.39342, 119.83895
Surface Natural
Min Trail Elev 6005 ft.
Max Trail Elev 9750 ft.
Elevation Difference 3745 ft.
Beginning/End Thomas Cr. TH @ Timberline Rd. / End of the trail in Mt. Rose Wilderness
Amenities Trailhead
Trailer Parking
Picnic Facilities
Toilet @ TH
Interpretive Signs/Activities
Permits Campfire permits are required for all open fires (including camp stoves). This campfire permit DOES NOT authorize use of fire when fire restrictions are in effect. Check the Current Conditions page or call the Carson Ranger Station or Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit for current fire restrictions.
Leash Laws Leashes Recommended
Cost & Fees N/A
Wilderness Regulations Max group size is 15 people and 25 head of stock.
Collection Date N/A
Driving Directions From Reno take U.S. 395 south, then take Mount Rose Highway west to Timberline Road. Drive 1.3 mi past the end of the pavement, stay on Timberline Road and you will see the trailhead on your left shortly after you cross the bridge.
Water on or near trail for filtering/stock watering No
ADA Compliant No
4WD/High Clearance No
Motorized No
Wilderness Yes
Trail Type Top of Canyon

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