Best trails in Dayton

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Looking for a great trail near Dayton, Washington? AllTrails has 13 great hiking trails, views trails, dogs leash trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Palouse Falls State Park or Lewis and Clark Trail State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Mill Creek Recreation Area or Wawawai County Park. Ready for some activity? There are 6 moderate trails in Dayton ranging from 1.4 to 21.7 miles and from 1,614 to 6,384 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Dayton
Top trails (13)
#1 - Oregon Butte Trail
Umatilla National Forest
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 3 h 6 m
Oregon Butte Trail is a 5.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Dayton, Washington that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activityShow more
#2 - Panjab Trail
Umatilla National Forest
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 5 h 27 m
Panjab Trail is a 9.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Dayton, Washington that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikinShow more
#3 - Oregon Butte Grand Loop Trail
Umatilla National Forest
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Length: 16 mi • Est. 9 h 5 m
Please note that the road leading to this trailhead is currently closed due to a washout (06/02/2020). Please check the road conditions ahead of hiking.Show more
#4 - Middle Point Trail to Ski Bluewood
Umatilla National Forest
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Length: 4.2 mi
Middle Point Trail to Ski Bluewood is a 4.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Dayton, Washington that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number ofShow more
#5 - Blue Mountain Hike to Airplane Crash Site
Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 2 h 59 m
Blue Mountain Hike to Airplane Crash Site is a 5.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Dayton, Washington that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. TheShow more
#6 - Kendall Skyline Road
Umatilla National Forest
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Length: 42.4 mi • Est. Multi-day
This trail is used for off road driving, scenic driving, and hiking.Show more
#7 - Rattlesnake Trail
Umatilla National Forest
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Length: 11.4 mi • Est. 6 h 41 m
Rattlesnake Trail is a 11.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Dayton, Washington that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, waShow more
#8 - Tucannon River Scenic Drive
Dayton, Washington
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Length: 33.8 mi
Scenic drive along WA Hwy 261, following the Tucannon river and across the Snake river out to Palouse Falls. Features river and canyons views, along with high desert vistas. Show more
#9 - Tucannon River Trail
Umatilla National Forest
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Length: 7.8 mi • Est. 3 h 35 m
There is a $5 National forest fee, which is payable at the parking area with cash in an envelope.Show more
#10 - Lewis & Clark Trail State Park Nature Loop
Lewis and Clark Trail State Park
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 33 m
Users have reported that the trail is subject to closures due to flooding. Please check trail conditions ahead of time. Show more
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