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Whites Canyon Route map
Whites Canyon Route

Whites Canyon Route

This is a TH in Whites Creek Canyon. This is an additional Trailhead on the Whites/Jones loop. Keep Mt. Bikes out of wilderness area.

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Whites Canyon Route
County Carson/Douglas/Washoe/Storey Co. (W. Region)
Length 6 miles
Allowed Use Hiking/Running (June-Nov)
Pack and Saddle (June-Nov)
Mountain Bike (June-Nov)
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) 39.37804, 119.84813
Surface Natural
Min Trail Elev 6213 ft.
Max Trail Elev 8100 ft.
Elevation Difference 1887 ft.
Beginning/End Junction with E, Carson River Trail / Junction with PCT
Amenities Trailhead
Trailer Parking
Toilet @ TH
Interpretive Signs/Activities
Picnic Facilities
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. After a half mile, turn left on Whites Creek Rd. You make have to park on Timberline and go from there if the gate for the park is closed. There is a singletrack that runs along the rd. you can take up if the gate is closed.
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 Type Loop

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