Nevada Trail
Hunter Creek map
Hunter Creek

Hunter Creek

Follow Steamboat Ditch trail from Woodchuck Dr. Follow for less than 0.5 mi to where Hunter Creek passes under the Ditch. There is a small footbridge there at the ditch structure. Head up on the left side as you stand facing uphill. Trail is primitive and fairly steep.

Trail Results

Hunter Creek
County Carson/Douglas/Washoe/Storey Co. (W. Region)
Length 2.5 miles
Allowed Use Hiking/Running (Summer-Fall)
Park/Area Name Mt Rose Wilderness
Management Washoe Co/ USFS
District Carson Ranger District
Office Address Washoe County Parks & Recreation 2601 Plumas Street, Reno, Nevada 89509 Phone: (775)828-6642
GPS Coordinates (WGS 84) 39.494533, 119.882018
Surface Natural
Min Trail Elev 4950 ft.
Max Trail Elev 6360 ft.
Elevation Difference 1410 ft.
Beginning/End Steamboat Ditch Trail / Trail fades
Amenities Trailhead
Permits Wilderness permits are not required, but 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 Maximum Group: 15 people and 25 head of stock

Collection Date N/A
Driving Directions From Downtown Reno, take 4th St west to McCarran. Turn left on McCarran to Mayberry. Turn right and follow for about 1.3 mi to Plateau Rd. Turn left and follow for 1 mi to Woodchuck Dr. Turn right and look for the parking area directly on your right.
Water on or near trail for filtering/stock watering No
Organization N/A
ADA Compliant No
4WD/High Clearance No
Motorized No
Wilderness Yes
Trail Class N/A
Trail Type Top of Canyon

Download Map

No warranty is made by Great Basin Institute or partners as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of these data for individual or aggregate use with other data. Original data were compiled from various sources. This information may not meet map accuracy standards. This product was developed through digital means and may be updated without notification. Site = BrandLab