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Cowiche Canyon Trail

Cowiche Canyon Road, Yakima, WA
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A winter walk

I love the canyon trail for so many reasons: 1. It’s @ 6 miles so it’s wnough of a hike to feel... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tdlust
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Yakima, Washington
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Good hike.

There arr lots of options on these trails. Flat, following the old railroad tracks, or coming down... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Shecates
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Yakima, Washington
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“round trip” (3 reviews)
“scenic drive” (3 reviews)
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Cowiche Canyon Road, Yakima, WA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the canyon trail for so many reasons: 1. It’s @ 6 miles so it’s wnough of a hike to feel like you did something but not so much that anyone would need to be left behind. 2. It’s beautiful! 3. Dog friendly 4....More

1  Thank tdlust
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

There arr lots of options on these trails. Flat, following the old railroad tracks, or coming down the hills, which means back up again. We took all three dogs who enjoyed the river.

1  Thank Shecates
Reviewed 21 October 2017

My family has gone to the Cowiche Canyon for two different hikes. The first time we started at the top of the canyon way out on Scenic Drive. This hike required a lot of up and down hill walking, so be prepared. The second time...More

Thank MartyZZZ
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The CCC trail system is a real gem touching the city of Yakima. Wether you want to fish, hike, mountain bike or just view wildflowers in the spring you can't go wrong. The original system literally touches Yakima. There are new systems of CCC trails...More

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We didn't go out there too long. We're not local here and not used to this hot. My little dog had problem walking in gravel road because it was too hot. I'd come back when the weather is cooling down.

Thank akjusttobehonest
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Morning hikes before it gets hot is perfect for us! It's very beautiful and leisurely. You can make it as hard or as easy as you like.

Thank sarah d
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This area is a nice little hike that can easily be accessed from in town Yakima. It is beautiful in spring and fall, but can get blazing hot in the summer! We have seen rattlesnakes a few times hiding under rocks at the top to...More

Thank Heidi C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I've hiked Cowiche Canyon a number of times over the years. It's not a very strenuous trail, so almost anyone could handle it. There's a little cutoff trail that goes up to Naches Heights Winery that's marked. It's very scenic, and if you really pay...More

Thank YakimaPoolGirl
Reviewed 30 June 2017

It is well marked and well traveled because it is never crowded. You may pass a few trekkers or mountain bikers, but mostly you feel like one with nature. The hike can be long or short, and would be accessible to all ages. Easy to...More

Thank Westcoastfarms
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Good food, good vibes, beautiful people. This is the best restaurant in town, hands down. The owners are super cool and sweet

2  Thank Ingrid Rheinlan... G
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