Steptoe Butte

EASY 7 reviews

Steptoe Butte is a 6.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Steptoe, Washington that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and birding and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
6.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
925 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

birding

hiking

walking

views

wild flowers

Steptoe Butte offers views of the colorful Palouse Hills in the southeastern wheat region of Washington. A road spirals around this tallest point in the region all the way to the top of the butte, giving you a 360° degree view of the Palouse making it a popular photo destination.

3 months ago

This isn’t a hike, but a drive. You can park the car at the bottom and walk up the road, but it doesn’t feel like a hike at all! The view is beautiful, which is a plus.

hiking
Sunday, May 28, 2017

You can drive all the way to a parking lot at the top. Also a few parking spots at the bottom if you want to walk alongside the road to the top. Nice shadows in the hills at sunrise when I was there. It's a state park so Discover Pass.

hiking
2 months ago

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3 months ago

scenic driving
6 months ago

hiking
11 months ago