Yakima Skyline Trail

Ellensburg, Washington 98926

Yakima Skyline Trail

Yakima Skyline Trail Professional Review and Guide

"When the doldrums of the rainy season set in on the western side of the mountains, hop over to the Yakima Skyline Trail for a shot of sunshine and fantastic sights. The Skyline Trail meanders along the top of a ridgeline, exhibiting views of the Yakima Valley to the south and the Yakima Canyon to the north. Whether you go for a couple of miles or spend the day exploring, this desert ridge has much to offer.

The trail starts off to the northeast of the parking area, on what appears to have been a road. Quickly the road turns to a single-track trail and the hike up the canyon begins. Climb past seasonal flowers such as sage, lupine, and balsam, while meadowlarks sing from the surrounding hills"

Yakima Skyline Trail Reviews

Do you know something we don't know? Help others by leaving a review.

Yakima Skyline Trail Photos

Help others discover amazing sights!

Trail Information

Nearby City
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
6-7 miles
1,800 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
Best Mar–Nov
Best Times
Additional Use
Views, Wildflowers
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wenas Wildlife Area
Local Contacts
WDFW trail map
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018