Click HERE to fill out 2022-23 Liability Waiver online.

Loading Events

« All Events

Walk – Last Chance Ditch Trail

May 31 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Event: Last Chance Ditch Trail

When: Wednesday, May 31, 2023 @ 09:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Event Leader(s); Instructor(s):
     Ronsheimer, Warren @ 775-303-5614;

Starting Location: Tahoe-Pyramid Trail (Mayberry Park) TH. Directions: From I-80, Exit 10 (West McCarran Blvd.), head south for 9/10 mile and turn right on 4th Street. Turn left on Woodland Avenue. Proceed down Woodland until you reach Mayberry Park.
Elevation: 4634     Facilities: Porta Potty

Description: Begin in the Mayberry Park parking lot. Turn right (west) on the paved park path. The paved path ends at about 0.3 mile. Turn left (south) and cross the “Bailey bridge”. Climb the short natural surface incline to the Last Chance Ditch Trail. Turn left (east) and walk to the end of the 0.7-mile natural surface trail. The trail is between the Truckee River and the Last Chance Ditch. Return to the parking lot for a 2 mile walk or follow the ditch to the river source then back for a 3 mile walk.

Route Type: Out-and-Back     Difficulty: 2 (1=Easy thru 10=Very Difficult)

Event Specific Information: Last Chance Ditch is a 17-mile-long irrigation canal on the south side of the Truckee River that was built in the mid-1870s. It runs from a Truckee River diversion dam near Damselfly Drive, west of Mayberry Park, to Whites Creek south of Reno. The trail parallels a short section of the ditch across the river from Mayberry Park.

What to Bring: Might want to consider bringing drinking water and using sunscreen.

Click any link to see a Google Map; Please arrive at least 15 minutes before stated times


May 31
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Event Category:


Warren Ronsheimer


Tahoe-Pyramid Trail (Mayberry Park) TH
39.502965, -119.896937 + Google Map

After you have selected one or more activities, you can see other members who have registered for the same activities by clicking the highlighted activity at the top of the page BEFORE you provide your name and contact information.

If events are changed or cancelled, you will be sent an email ONLY if you have opted in to receive them. Check your status above if you’re not sure.