Moses Lake, WA Trails and Parks

Moses Lake has 15 trails in the vicinity, including 12 hiking trails and 2 for birding. These trails range from 2 to 25 miles in length. The most popular trails are Blythe and Chukar Lakes Trail, Dusty Lake Trail and Potholes Wildlife Area–Dunes Ramble. Trails.com member Dan A. recently completed Goose Lake Plateau.
  • Winchester WastewayView Trail Details

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    Moses Lake, WA

    • Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing  
    •  12 hours or overnight
    •  25 miles
    •  Guide

    Just decades ago, a river did not run through it. The topography was there, carved by post–ice age floods. But this stream within the Columbia ...

  • Potholes Wildlife Area–NorthView Trail Details

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    Moses Lake, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    The Potholes Wildlife Area covers 32,500 acres, with 20,000 acres of surface water when the reservoir is full of snowmelt each spring. That means ...

  • Dusty Lake TrailView Trail Details

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    Moses Lake, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  2 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Although the hot and arid Columbia Plateau isn’t exactly an ideal place to take Rover, there are some good destinations among the sage and steppe. ...

  • Frog Lake / Crab Creek / Marsh Loop TrailsView Trail Details

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    Moses Lake, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    By late spring, this area becomes very hot and dry, yet every valley bottom is covered with lush green vegetation and at least a small body of ...

  • Goose Lake PlateauView Trail Details

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    Moses Lake, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    This area is part of eastern Washington’s channeled scabland, created by glacial floodwaters of the Pleistocene epoch. It is mostly rolling countryside ...

  • Potholes and Desert Wildlife AreasView Trail Details

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    Moses Lake, WA

    • Birding  
    •  Guide

    This site is proof yet again that all it takes is water to draw migrating birds from the sky. The Potholes Wildlife Area sits at the northwest ...

  • Ancient LakesView Trail Details

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    Moses Lake, WA

    •  2 hours
    •  4.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike through a cliff-rimmed shrub-steppe desert ends at a waterfall tumbling into a spectacular set of lakes. Crumbling talus and 500-foot ...

  • Ancient Lake FallsView Trail Details

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    Moses Lake, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  1- 2 hours
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Ancient Lake and the watershed that feeds into it constitute a true oasis in the otherwise dry and dusty high desert Columbia plateau outside ...

  • Gloyd Seeps–SouthView Trail Details

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    Moses Lake, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Come spring, this area explodes in color. Wildlife dots the landscape, but the bright and gaudy plumage of migrating birds (waterfowl and land ...

  • Gloyd Seeps–NorthView Trail Details

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    Moses Lake, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Gloyd Seeps Wildlife Area is a narrow band of habitat—it never exceeds 2 miles in width at any point, but it is very long from north to south, ...

  • Potholes Wildlife Area–Dunes RambleView Trail Details

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    Moses Lake, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    This is desert hiking at its best—a lovely trail (a fisher trail turned into a great hiking trail) that bobs up and down over little dunes for ...

  • Desert Wildlife AreaView Trail Details

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    Moses Lake, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Desert Wildlife Area encompasses 35,100 acres. This was a true desert prior to the coming of the Columbia Basin Irrigation Project. Black ...

  • Chukar Lake / Blythe LakeView Trail Details

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    Moses Lake, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    The channeled scablands region west of the lakes fills the scenic views here, creating a wonderful mosaic, especially in the twilight hours. ...

  • Blythe and Chukar Lakes TrailView Trail Details

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    Moses Lake, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    You and your dog will love exploring it, but only if you visit during the spring. Summer is just too hot. Fall is hunting season and winter is ...

  • Pelicans in the Potholes: Wading and Shorebird Migration in the Columbia BasinView Trail Details

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    Moses Lake, WA

    • Birding  
    •  A weekend
    •  Guide

    Do some bird-watching along the Columbia Basin corridor in an extensive wetlands area known as the Potholes. Fall migration brings many interesting ...