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Baker Creek Loop Trail

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We had a wonderful time. the staff was very sweet and helpful. we will definitely come back again... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
jansbodyskins
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Great and easy hike

If you want to avoid elevation/snow issues - this provides a good substitute to those hikes. This... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
LSUTraveller
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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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100 Baker Creek Rd, in Great Basin National Park, Baker, NV
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

We had a wonderful time. the staff was very sweet and helpful. we will definitely come back again. The room was small but perfect. there was only a small fridge an a microwave, and coffee pot. I brought my crock pot an had a wonderful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

3.1 miles and 870 feet of elevation gain for this quiet and peaceful walk. Wildflowers in spots along the way.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jack D
Reviewed 29 May 2018

If you want to avoid elevation/snow issues - this provides a good substitute to those hikes. This can get lots of wildlife exposure and gives great views. Bring water.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Did this trail in mid-May in a counter-clockwise direction. Started on the trail to the left. The meadow had several different wild flowers in bloom. A great photo op. Trail in steady uphill but not to steep. There are no blazes but there is a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kvltz
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

When most trails are inaccessible it is possible to walk here as there is less snow. It is not a very interesting or scenic walk as it follows a creek and some of it is on gravel roads

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SidBarras
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The trail starts in an uphill section and continues up hill all the way. Saw a lot of turkeys and deer on the trail. This and Osceola Ditch were my 2 favorite hikes.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank SportingClays3200
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This trail links with Timbercreeek trail to the south, to form a loop. Problem is that the snow at 9500' will prevent you from finding the Timbercreek trail to go back down. Same is true if you are going the opposite direction. That said, even...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank pbingham1
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This trail starts at the Baker Creek Campground, and It follows the creek. It is heavily wooded, and gorgeous. You can collect as much dead wood as you want in Great Basin, and dead Aspen branches are clean to carry and burn really well. If...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Kim B
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Our great surprise upon taking this hike up Baker Creek and beyond was that we mostly were hiking through alpine forests, with occasional meadows, with trail outlooks that have spectacular peeks to the Snake Valley far below! Continuing further up the trail to the saddles...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank zimmerpeoplez
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This 3.1 mile hike was lovely, tho poorly marked. Get detailed directions from a ranger. I recommend going uphill on the left arm of the trail. It is more difficult than the right arm of the loop and therefore it is easier to do going...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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It’s not a difficult hike by any means. It has little elevation change and can easily be done in a couple of hours. I would say that the hike is a good one any time of year, just bring plenty of water.
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