Reno is the gateway to the Lake Tahoe area and an adventure in its own right. With comfortable lodging and delicious food and drink in town to day trips into the Sierras, Reno is an under-the-radar mecca for anyone who loves the mountains.

Top Spots

Truckee River Pathway: Downtown to Dorostkar Park

Reno, Nevada

4.42 mi / 220 ft gain

Fly Fish the Truckee River from Wingfield Park

Reno, Nevada

May Arboretum and Herman Pond Trail

Reno, Nevada

1.07 mi / 89 ft gain

Rancho San Rafael

Reno, Nevada

1.66 mi / 121 ft gain

Oxbow Nature Study Area Nature Trail

Reno, Nevada

0.77 mi / 23 ft gain

Evans Canyon Trail to Keystone Canyon Trail Loop

Reno, Nevada

6.43 mi / 745 ft gain

Miners Trail to The "N"

Reno, Nevada

1.89 mi / 371 ft gain

Evans Canyon and Miner's Trail Loop

Reno, Nevada

3.26 mi / 266 ft gain

Keystone Canyon Trail

Reno, Nevada

4.81 mi / 610 ft gain

Places to stay

15030 North Timberline Drive, Nevada

Mountain Escape

From $1,200 / night

Unnamed Road

Lookout Campground

Reno, Nevada

Mount Rose (Nv)

Truckee, California

Boca Spring

Truckee, California

Boca Rest Campground

Guides and stories

Live Life Unfiltered: 72 Hours in Reno Tahoe

Josiah Roe

Review: Hibear All-Day Adventure Flask

Kristi Teplitz

Nordica Strider 115 Women’s Ski Boot Review

Kristi Teplitz

Review: Body Glove Navigator+ Inflatable SUP w/ Backpack

Michael McSherry

The Gear I've Used to Make Turns All Year

Kristi Teplitz

Lake Life Essentials

Kristi Teplitz

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