Hungry Hikers and Bikers Trail

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Carson City is filled with miles of amazing hiking and biking trails. Now, get rewarded just by taking in the incredible views from area mountain trails, paved bike paths, and so much more! We've created the perfect pass to help you do it all and, bonus, there are options for every level athlete – from the novice hiker to the hardcore mountain biker! And, since we know the great outdoors can make you work up an appetite, you'll likely be hungry for more of what Carson City has to offer, especially its many culinary delights.

Be sure to check-in at each trailhead listed in the pass to be entered to win the ultimate Carson City Weekend Getaway! Filled with attraction passes, gift cards, hotel stays, and more, this is the perfect opportunity to experience Carson City. Each trail check-in gets you an additional entry into the drawing! Drawings will be done quarterly. The first drawing will be held March 31st, winner will be contacted by April 8th, 2022.

The pass is FREE for locals and visitors and easily delivered by email and text. As an added incentive for signing up, Visit Carson City has discounts to local restaurants and retailers for extra rewards when you're not on the trails!

Many of the trails in this pass are maintained and built by Muscle Powered, a local volunteer organization. Learn more about Muscle Powered and trail building and maintenance efforts at musclepowered.org.


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Hungry Hikers and Bikers Trail

  • Mobile exclusive
  • Instantly delivered via text and email
  • No apps to download
  • Explore and Save on the best of Visit Carson City

How this Pass Works

Step 1 - Get Your Pass

This mobile exclusive passport is a collection of curated trails, restaurants and more where you can explore, check-in to win prizes, and redeem deals and discounts during your visit!

Step 2 - Receive Text

Your passport will be instantly delivered to your phone via text and email and is ready to use immediately! There is no app to download. Your pass can be saved to your phone’s home screen for easy one-tap access.

Step 3 - Redeem

When visiting a participating business, simply present your phone to the attendant or staff member to redeem available discounts. When exploring a trail, simply press "check-in" with you location services turned on. Check in to more trails to increase your chances to win!

Included Locations:

See locations on an interactive map.

Nearby Businesses

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Piazza Bar and Restaurant

What's Included

  • 5% Off Your Bill
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The Fox Brewpub
The Fox Brewpub, is an English-Style restaurant, brewpub and gathering place that was established in 2007 in the heart of the recently revitalized downtown corridor of Carson City, NV. The Fox is located within the Historic St. Charles Hotel.

What's Included

  • 10% Off Your Entire Bill
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The Purple Avocado
Voted Best Gift Shop in Carson City for 19 years in a row, come see us!

What's Included

  • Receive A Free Carson City Magnet With Any Purchase!
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So Juicy
At So Juicy, we offer a variety of healthy options. Freshly made, cold pressed juices, build your own salads, homemade soup, acai bowls, healthy smoothies, snacks and bites to hold you over. Everything at So Juicy is completely homemade and made with love. We do not own sugar! There is no added...
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What's Included

  • 15% Smoothie
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Carson Jewelry & Loan
One of Downtowns Must See Destinations full of exciting opportunities to save on Luxury Goods and Pre-Loved Estate Jewelry and Gems. Ever wanted to meet a Pawn Star in a relaxed comfortable environment? Serving our Community and Beyond since 1984

What's Included

  • $10 Off Your Purchase Of $25 Or More
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Concept Electric Bikes
Bicycle Shop

What's Included

  • $400 OFF
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Cucina Lupo
Modern Italian Cuisine

What's Included

  • Buy One Pasta And Get Another 1/2 Off
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Keep Growing
Carson City’s first Houseplant, Gift and Wellness Boutique. Offering Stellar Waves Crystal Light Therapy.

What's Included

  • Free Gift With $25 Purchase.
  • Discount Light Therapy Session
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Nevada Moms
Nevada Moms is the #1 Family Guide to Nevada. Established in 2018, this locally owned and operated, women-led business has grown very quickly by showcasing the best our wonderful state has to offer in their free resource.

What's Included

  • 20% Off Purchase
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Old World Coffee Lab - Carson
Old World Coffee Lab is a specialty coffee roaster with cafes in Reno and Carson City, Nevada. We are dedicated to the pursuit of quality in all things coffee. This means we make sure to source high quality coffees that are grown and processed in ways that ensure quality. At our roastery we seek to...
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What's Included

  • Free Drip Coffee
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The Union
Eatery and Brewhouse

What's Included

  • Free House Draft Beer

Very Easy Trails

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V & T Multi-Use Path
Easy paved trail, Part of the Historic V&T Trail.

Easy Trails

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Buzzy's Ranch Trail
Beautiful hike along Carson River and through a working ranch. Views of Prison Hill and the Carson Range. Dogs must be on leash to protect migratory bird habitat and ranch operations. This trail is a part of the 5-mile Carson River Trail.
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Carson River Trail
The "Carson River Trail" is a continuous 5-mile trail along the west side of the Carson River. This trail is completed by linking segments of five trails: Empire Ranch Trail, Empire Ranch-Riverview Park Connector, Riverview Park Trails, Buzzy's Ranch Trail, River Trail, and Mexican Ditch Trail.
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Empire Ranch Trail
Best access at Morgan Mill TH. Pretty hike along Carson River and through Empire Ranch. This is part of the 5-mile Carson River Trail.
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FEMA Road
Built as a fire break, this is a popular easy walk.
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Mexican Ditch Trail, North
Easy hike along the historic Mexican Ditch.
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Mexican Ditch Trail, South
Easy hike along the historic Mexican Ditch to Mexican Dam.
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Prison Hill Trail East
Easy hike or ride along the east side of Prison Hill from the 5th Street TH to Silver Saddle Ranch. Lovely ranch views and connections to the Mexican Ditch Trail.
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River Trail
Beautiful hike along Carson River. Provides access to river observation deck.
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Riverview Park Trails
Over three miles of easy trails through Riverview Park. One segment is a part of the 5-mile Carson River Trail.
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Silver Saddle Ranch
Several trails around the historic Silver Saddle Ranch. Popular with equestrians. The "Ranch Shortcut Trail" connects Silver Saddle Ranch with Carson River Park. This is a working ranch -- watch for ranch equipment and livestock, keep dogs under control, and please leave gates as you found them (either open or closed).

Moderately Easy Trails

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5th Street Loop Trails
Sagebrush Loop, Rabbitbrush Loop, and Bitterbrush Loop. Four-feet wide, with relatively low grades. May be an option for an adaptive mountain bike.
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East Silver Saddle Ranch Trails
Easy hikes or rides through sagebrush steppe and river riparian environments. Access to Carson River Aquatic Trail and fishing.

Moderate Trails

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Ash-to-Kings Trail
Award-winning trail, great views, part of the trail travels through Jeffery pine forest.
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Chimney Beach Trail
Steep hike to a pretty Tahoe beach. Parking lot tends to fill in summer.
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FootHill Trail
Fun hike or mtn bike ride through Rose Canyon. Provides access to historic V&T RR grade. Please respect private property by remaining on the trail. No Horses!
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Lower Ash Canyon Trails
Several trails with loop options and connection to Ash-to-Kings trail. Great views.
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Marlette Lake Trail
Nice hike to beautiful Marlette Lake. Mtn bikes use North Canyon Road.
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North Kings Loop
Parking may be limited during peak periods.
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Planetary Walkway
This short path connects the Jack C. Davis Observatory with the Western Nevada College campus. Along the way there are 12 sculptures, each displaying information about a different celestial body in our Solar System.
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Secret Trail
Shhhh, don't tell anyone! Access at mile 2.2 on Hobart Road.
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Tahoe Rim Trail
A hike to Carson City's highest point, Snow Valley Peak, VIA the Tahoe Rim Trail is about 12.5 miles round-trip and makes for a great day. Views of Lake Tahoe along the way, and views of Carson City from Snow Valley Peak. Carry plenty of water - there is no water available on this hike. Contact...
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Upper Waterfall Loop
Parking may be limited during peak periods.
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V & T Trail
Short hike to historic V&T RR grade and Foothill Trail. Benches and interpretive signs along the way. Note - the historic RR grade continues south to Coombs Canyon Road, but passes through private property. The City does not have a public easement for this segment of trail and travel here, though popular, is not authorized.
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Waterfall Trail
Beautiful Kings Canyon Waterfall. Very popular, tends to be crowded, parking may be limited during peak periods. Hikers only, dangerous for horses!

Moderately Difficult Trails

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Dead Truck Canyon Trail
This is a steep hike through a classic Great Basin desert canyon with interesting geology as this is the divide between the granitic south part of Prison Hill and the meta-volcanic north part of Prison Hill. Along the way you will encounter the canyon's name sake!
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Wildhorse Trail and Pale Rider
The Wildhorse Trail and Pale Rider can be connected with the pole-line road to make a fun 2-mile loop trail. Southern exposure allows this trail to be accessible year-round. This is very rocky terrain, so be cautious, especially when riding a mountain bike. Wild horses are almost always present; do not approach them.