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Tahoe-Pyramid Trail: Floriston to Verdi

Intermediate

Trail

9.2 mile 14.7 kilometer point to point
95% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 570' 174 m
Descent: -965' -294 m
High: 5,360' 1,634 m
Low: 4,965' 1,513 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 26% (15°)

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Trail shared by Lori Bellis

Great point-to-point or out-and-back run along the Truckee River between Floriston, CA and Verdi, NV.

Lori Bellis

Features Birding · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

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Description

The Tahoe-Pyramid Trail parallels the Truckee River from Lake Tahoe to Pyramid Lake. This portion of the trail is in the Truckee River Canyon and alternates between singletrack and doubletrack. Parking at Floriston is on the West side of I-80. Parking in Verdi is on the south end of Quilici Ranch Road.

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Flora & Fauna

Jeffrey Pine forest, sagebrush steppe, and riparian vegetation. Black bear, bobcat, deer, coyote, birds, & mink.

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Truckee River between Floriston and Verdi in the Fall
Jan 9, 2019 near Kings B…, CA

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