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A nice morning loop hike starting at the Evans Canyon Trailhead near the National Monument to the Basque Shepherder in Rancho San Rafael Park, Washoe County Parks, Reno, Nevada.  This route takes the Miners Trail turnoff up to the area overlooking Reno near the Nevada N, then goes under McCarran Blvd for a second loop through the May Arboretum and Evans Creek wetlands area.

5.85 mi (2.59 mi uphill, 2.24 mi downhill, 1.01 mi flat)
900 ft total ascent – 11.5 % uphill grade, 22.8 % downhill grade
2:07:41 total time (1:59:09 moving, 0:08:32 stopped)
0:20:21 pace (2.9 mph average speed)
6.5 difficulty, 14.2 effort