Thomas Creek Trailhead

The Thomas Creek trail is 7.8 miles long. It begins at the Thomas Creek trailhead Sec 27 and ends at End Of Trail At Saddle Sec 26.

Access/entry point to the Mt. Rose Wilderness area.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Interpretive Site, Picnic tables, Parking
Open Season: January - December
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Subject to Washoe County firearm restrictions.  Dogs must be leashed at trailhead and for the first mile on trail.
Closest Towns: Reno, Nevada
Water: Not available
Restroom: Vault (1)
Operated By: Forest Service


Mountain Biking

On designated trails.

Dispersed Camping

Day Hiking

On developed trails.


On developed trails.

Horse Riding

On designated trails.  Weed free certified hay required.


XC Skiing/Snowshoeing


Interpretive Site:
Picnic tables:

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities