Prison Hill is a favorite in Carson City year-round. The trails range from easy to difficult. There are sights to see and a cool canyon to hike through. Newer paths were completed in December 2020 connecting several trails making it easy to hike a loop.
The Wilson Canyon Nature Hiking Trail on Route 208 has much to offer. It’s about an hour and 15 minutes from Carson City.
C-Hill is a prominent Carson City landmark that overlooks the city. The hill sits at about 5,775 feet and it is a popular destination for mountain biking and hiking.
The Mexican Ditch Trail is one of the longest, easiest trails in Carson City. The path stretches about 4 miles from the Moffat Space Open Property to the Mexican Dam on the Carson River.
Many of the easiest trails to hike around Carson City are near the Carson River.