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Rim Trail Connector

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Trail

3.4 mile 5.5 kilometer point to point
Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,386' 423 m
Descent: -9' -3 m
High: 7,785' 2,373 m
Low: 6,406' 1,953 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (4°)
Max Grade: 25% (14°)

Dogs

Unknown
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Trail shared by Shawn Lancaster

Van Sickle Bi-State Park connector trail.

Shawn Lancaster

Features River/Creek · Spring · Views · Waterfall

Need to Know

Paved parking at base of trail.

Description

A 3.3-mile trail that starts in Van Sickle Bi-State Park and connects to the Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT: Daggett) at 7,777-foot elevation. Trail consists of mostly sandy surface with the occasional rocky surface thrown in at various spots. Almost always an uphill hike with minimal flat spots.

About 1 mile in is a small waterfall that most people stop at and turn around. During this first mile, the trail is mainly switchbacks and is at its steepest. Most hikers stop at the waterfall and turn around, leaving the rest of the trail with minimal people. Occasional mountain bikers ride this trail to the top and back down. Excellent views all around!

Flora & Fauna

Ground squirrels, birds.

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Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Dogs Allowed

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Sep 15, 2019
Lacey Wright
Trail was in good condition! 3.4mi — 4h 00m

Trail Ratings

  3.8 from 4 votes

#17480

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  3.8 from 4 votes
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Trail Rankings

#172

in Nevada

#17,480

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Photos

View of the trail and Sierra Nevada Mtn in distance
Jul 13, 2019 near Kingsbury, NV
Marker at top of Van Sickle Connector Trail
Jul 13, 2019 near Kingsbury, NV
Small waterfall along the trail
Jan 3, 2020 near Kingsbury, NV

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