Galena Creek Recreation Area is home to some of the best mountain biking, trail running, and hiking near Reno - only 15 minutes south on Mt Rose Highway.
Place Category: Ski Areas
Since its opening in 1935, Badger Pass (now Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area) has been a family favorite ski resort, and is one of only three lift serviced ski areas operating in a US National Park. In addition to downhill facilities, there are extensive cross-country skiing and snowshoe trails.
Mountain Facts Average Snowfall 300 in (762 cm) Top Elevation 7,800 ft (2,377 m) Base Elevation 7,200 ft (2,195 m) Vertical Rise 600 ft (183 m) Rideable Acres 88 Lifts 5 lifts – 2 Triple chairs, 2 Double chairs, 1 surface Trails 10 Terrain Parks 2 Longest Run n/a Snowmaking Coverage n/a Terrain 35% beginner