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Klickitat Trail: Swale Canyon Professional Review and Guide
"Hike across a windy open plateau following alongside a gurgling creek, slowly descending into a deep canyon of pine groves, dogwood patches, and in springtime, a mosaic of wildflowers. Your passage to this wild and remote depression north of the Columbia Hills is via the klickitat Trail, a 31- mile long former railroad bed. Quite a contrast from the western half of the trail along the klickitat River (Hike 45), Swale Canyon’s absence of roads and houses provides a completely different hiking experience."
--Craig Romano, Day Hiking Columbia River Gorge (The Mountaineers Books).
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