Take a Hike to Waddle Ranch Preserve with Truckee Donner Land Trust
Join the Truckee Donner Land Trust for a stroll through Waddle Ranch Preserve. Located in the heart of Martis Valley near Truckee, Waddle Ranch Preserve was home to indigenous people. Artifacts left by the Martis people are estimated to be two to three thousand years old. More recently, the Washoe Indian Tribe used the valley as a summer encampment until the 1910s.
Posted By: Truckee Donner Land Trust
How hard is this hike?
This hike is approximately six miles round-trip with moderate elevation gains; moderate difficulty due to uneven terrain, and elevation gain; approximately 4 hours round trip.
How can I get there?
Take the Hwy 267 exit from Hwy 80 and take a left on Martis Dam Road, about four miles south of Hwy 80. Proceed to the trailhead located at the junction of Sailplane Way/Glider Port Road and Martis Dam Road.
Can I bring my dog on the hike?
No. Pets will not be allowed on any of the group hikes. We kindly ask that you please leave your pets at home. Your canine companion is welcome at every Land Trust property that is currently open to the public. Please visit tdlandtrust.org for recommendations.