Yakima, WA Trails and Parks

Yakima has 46 trails in the vicinity, including 18 hiking trails and 16 for backcountry skiing & snowboarding. These trails range from 0.3 to 73 miles in length. The most popular trails are Cowiche Canyon Conservancy Trails, Tieton Nature Trail and Old River Road. Trails.com member Pamela C. recently completed Cowiche Canyon Conservancy Trails.
  • Cowiche Canyon Conservancy TrailsView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Yakima, WA

    •  1 to 3 hours
    •  5.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Ideal for all mountain bikers, this ride is located in a locally maintained conservancy area. The main trail is an old railroad grade. Follow ...

  • Tumac Mountain and Twin Sisters LakesView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Yakima, WA

    •  5 hours
    •  9.6 miles
    •  Guide

    On this hike in the William O. Douglas Wilderness, you’ll hike to the summit of the young volcanic cone of Tumac Mountain and across a volcanic ...

  • South Fork Tieton - Surprise Lake LoopView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Yakima, WA

    •  Backpack or long day hike
    •  16.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Hike from the lush, beautiful, mid-elevation Conrad Meadows to the alpine terrain and spectacular flower displays at the headwaters of the South ...

  • Kloochman Rock ClimbView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Yakima, WA

    • Climbing  
    •  Half-day climb
    •  2.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Scramble up a huge fin of rock to a bivy site with a commanding 360-degree view. Rockfall and loose rocks are a major danger on this route. Looking ...

  • Yakima Skyline RidgeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Yakima, WA

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

    The L. T. Murray State Wildlife Recreation Area offers some of the best desert hiking in the state, and this far-eastern edge of the preserve ...

  • Cowiche CanyonView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Yakima, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  4 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    A group of dedicated volunteers with the Cowiche Canyon Conservancy worked for years to develop this trail—or, rather, to un-develop this trail—because ...

  • Naches RambleView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Yakima, WA

    • Road Biking  
    •  21.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The small, orchard-filled Naches Valley sits at the base of the Cascade Mountains, just northwest of Yakima. This route is one of the most popular ...

  • Old River RoadView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Yakima, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    This 12-mile out-and-back trip on Old River Road offers cyclists a pleasant outing. The terrain is level to rolling, and the gravel road is in ...

  • Tieton Nature TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Yakima, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Hike along the Tieton River through an area that is recovering from a fire, watching for wildlife as you go. This trail is open to mountain bikes ...

  • Walk to Cure the Winter Blues: Yakima Greenway Winter WalkView Trail Details

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    Yakima, WA

    • Nature Trips  
    •  An afternoon or a day, plus travel time
    •  Guide

    An urban nature walk is just the thing to perk up your spirits and remind you that spring is on the way. Here’s a favorite and reliable event ...

  • Tieton Nature TrailView Trail Details

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    Yakima, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  6.4 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail is soft and dusty in some spots, and just a touch rocky in others, but generally has a firm, smooth surface. Many spots along the trail ...

  • Lower Yakima Valley PathwayView Trail Details

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    Yakima, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  14.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Wineries, sunshine, fresh fruit, and more wineries! This traverse of the world-renowned Yakima Valley wine country will take you past any number ...

  • Cowiche Canyon TrailView Trail Details

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    Yakima, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Cowiche Canyon Trail takes you through both geological and railroading history. Slicing through a canyon and crossing the creek repeatedly, this ...

  • Goat Rocks: Gilbert PeakView Trail Details

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    Yakima, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  2 days
    •  24 km (15 ) miles
    •  Guide

    The Goat Rocks provide a rare stretch of jagged crest in the southern part of the state’s Cascades. Lying between Mount Rainier and Mount Adams, ...

  • Crystal Mountain to Chinook PassView Trail Details

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    Yakima, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  8-10 hours
    •  20 km (12 ) miles
    •  Guide

    Despite its close proximity to the Crystal Mountain Ski Area, a tour to Chinook Pass feels very remote. This isolated feeling combined with fantastic ...

  • Sheep Lake CouloirView Trail Details

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    Yakima, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  6-8 hours
    •  12 km (7.5 ) miles
    •  Guide

    The Sheep Lake Couloir is one of the finest couloirs in the immediate vicinity of Crystal Mountain. From the summit of Point 6904, the ...

  • Crystal Mountain: East PeakView Trail Details

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    Yakima, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  3-4 hours
    •  5.5 km (3.5 ) miles
    •  Guide

    East Peak is an excellent tour with easy access from Crystal Mountain and some fun skiing from the summit. It can be a good day for those new ...

  • Crystal Lakes: G-String and ShoestringView Trail Details

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    Yakima, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  3-6 hours
    •  17 km (10.2 ) miles
    •  Guide

    The G-String and the Shoestring are located in Crystal Lakes Basin inside Mount Rainier National Park. Crystal Lakes Basin is the large, triple-bow ...

  • Mount Rainier CircumnavigationView Trail Details

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    Yakima, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  4-5 days
    •  60 km (35 ) miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Rainier is the most massive volcano in Washington State, and circumnavigating it is an ambitious undertaking. The vast majority of the ...

  • Fryingpan Creek CouloirView Trail Details

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    Yakima, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  6-8 hours
    •  13 km (8 ) miles
    •  Guide

    A striking line in a spectacular setting, Fryingpan Creek Couloir has all the ingredients of a classic couloir: steep, narrow, and deep. Combine ...

  • Cowlitz ChimneysView Trail Details

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    Yakima, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  8-10 hours
    •  18 km (11 ) miles
    •  Guide

    The Cowlitz Chimneys are an excellent destination if you are looking for adventurous skiing off the beaten path. Situated on the east side of ...

  • Emmons GlacierView Trail Details

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    Yakima, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  2-3 days
    •  25 km (16 ) miles
    •  Guide

    There are many reasons to ski the Emmons Glacier on Mount Rainier, but the most obvious is that it is enormous. Not only is it the largest glacier ...

  • Liberty RidgeView Trail Details

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    Yakima, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  2-3 days
    •  35 km (22 ) miles
    •  Guide

    Since the monumental ?rst descent by Chris Landry in 1980, Liberty Ridge has become a test piece for “extreme” skiers and ski mountaineers. Remote, ...

  • Little Tahoma: Paradise ApproachView Trail Details

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    Yakima, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  9-11 hours
    •  16 km (10 ) miles
    •  Guide

    Little Tahoma, with its summit at 11,138 feet, is the very distinct subpeak on the east flanks of Mount Rainier. Due to the approach and location, ...

  • The Tatoosh TraverseView Trail Details

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    Yakima, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  2 days
    •  22 km (13.2 ) miles
    •  Guide

    The Tatoosh Range is a jagged mini-alp that runs east–west 16 miles from Boundary Peak to Eagle Peak, creating a natural southern boundary for ...