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Browns Creek Trail

Intermediate

Trail

3.4 mile 5.5 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 921' 281 m
Descent: -424' -129 m
High: 6,276' 1,913 m
Low: 5,723' 1,744 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (4°)
Max Grade: 23% (13°)

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Trail shared by Ivy Meep

A lollipop loop trail that crosses Browns Creek several times.

Ivy Meep

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Spring · Views

Need to Know

The trail does pass by some private property so please be courteous and stay on the trail.

Description

To get to the trail from Hwy 431 (Mt Rose Highway), turn onto Joy Lake Road. Drive approximately 1.5-1.6 miles down Joy Lake Road and a small parking area will be on your right. The trail begins across the street. This is a nice hike that is moderately trafficked and is getting more popular. Hikers will enjoy a nice stream, good views, fall colors, or wildflowers depending on the season.

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Sep 1, 2019
Karen Clark
Great views 3.3mi — 1h 30m

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Sep 1, 2019 near Virgini…, NV
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Sep 1, 2019 near Virgini…, NV

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