Along the Upper Thomas Creek Trail, hikers encounter a diverse array of alpine environments, plentiful wildflowers, and an opportunity to summit a nearby 10,243 foot peak.
Travelling along the Jones-Whites Creek loop trail, hikers encounter several stream crossings, multiple vistas, and lush mountain slopes, making for a varied and memorable adventure.
A hike along the Middle Thomas Creek trail passes through mountain meadows, relic pine forests, and verdant aspen groves, readily explaining why it is one of Reno’s most popular trails.
Close to Reno's downtown, the Hunter Creek trail leads to a lush waterfall and countless other natural gems.
Many popular trails are found in the mountains to the west of Reno, but few realize the hiking opportunities along the lowest stretches of Galena, Whites, and Thomas Creeks, in the Sierra foothills.
For a relaxing, moderate-length hike through a variety of natural environments, Brown’s Creek fits the bill.