Hunter Creek Trail

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Hunter Creek Trail is a 5.2 mile out and back trail located near Reno, Nevada that features a waterfall. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for hiking. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

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Adam Cress (306)

11 Completed3 Reviews

Definitely the go-to local hike. Beautiful any time of year.

Karen Gonzalez (71)

4 Completed3 Reviews

One of our favorite trails. The waterfall at the end is beautiful. The trail is very exposed for the majority of the hike so I don't recommend going too late in the day.

Grace T. (68)

Raye Lochert (133)

3 Completed1 Reviews

This a great out and back quick hike. It's a gradual uphill all the way out to the falls and then downhill on the way back. Nothing too steep. Good for dogs. I would ride a bike on it. Too narrow and not much room to pass people safely.

Jessica Farkas (86)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Brian R. (149)

Simon Reynolds (32)

2 Completed1 Reviews

Peter Anderson-Hoelzer (96)

1 Completed1 Reviews

The end is worth it. The water fall must flow almost constantly, as we went it late fall and it was great. The scenery gets better as you go, with the last 1/2 mile being the best.

Yoshio Kawakami (79)

2 Completed2 Reviews

A waterfall was good

Scott Forler (294)

3 Completed2 Reviews

I started at 5pm which meant that much of the walk was in the shade. Round trip to the falls took about 2.5 to 3 hours. That included a dip at the bottom of the falls--not much of a pond there but I was able to get partly under the falls and enjoy the cool water! This trail is unique in my experience. It starts beside the Hunter Creek in a sparsely vegetative, scrubby, desert environment, then follows it all the way up to the water fall and beyond. The trail starts right beside the creek and then gradually gains height so you look down at it for much of the hike, although the sound of the water is never really lost. As you walk, the surrounding area changes; from almost no vegetation, to big pines, and then dense forest and giant spruce. The trail also changes from dusty rocks, fallen rocks and near-the-edge proximity to a winding comfortable path through a pristine forest, eventually over the creek and into a clearing with the waterfall near by. It goes beyond too, but I didn't take it past as I wanted to get back before darkness. As it was, I concluded my hike (still able to see easily) with the setting sun and rising full moon. It was a very enjoyable hike.