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Part of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Peavine Peak offers numerous trails of varying degrees of difficulty. Peavine Peak is a favorite of Reno Offroaders year round, although some trails maybe completely inaccessible after heavy snows.

There are several open mines on Peavine Peak, for you own safety, DO NOT enter the mines. There has been quite a few earthquakes in the area and the potential of a cave-in is quite high.

Some areas of Peavine Peak are private property, so please use caution and respect property boundaries.

On the north side of Peavine a N.F.S. road crosses private property where the owner has been known to threaten to shoot anyone crossing his property, use extreme caution in this area. If you are new to the area, consult with some of the locals, they should be able to tell you how to avoid this individual.


King's Row Entrance[edit]

From US 395 north of I-80 take the McCarren Blvd. exit, head north. Approximately 2 miles north of Virginia St., turn right onto King's Row, travel approximately 2mi. along King's Row to the trail head. This entrance is in a residential area, tucked in between 2 houses, please be considerate of the residents of this area. The enterance should be marked with a sign on a light pole.

Raleigh Heights Entrance[edit]

Keystone Entrance[edit]

Horizon Hills Entrance[edit]

Poeville Entrance[edit]

From US 395 take the Stead Blvd. exit (Exit 76), turn north. After about 1/2 mi turn right onto Virginia St., after another 1/2 mi. turn left on to the wide gravel road just before the water tower. Continue another 1/2 mi. to enter the National Forest. This is the main road on Peavine Peak and runs all the way to the top. The top of Peavine Peak contains 2 transmitter sites, and offers excellent views.


Peavine Peak is easily visible from most of the Reno/Sparks area as it is the largest mountain immediately to the north of Downtown Reno.

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National Forest Service