Looking for a great trail near Lyle, Washington? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails, trail running 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 Mayer State Park or Seneca Fouts Memorial State Natural Area, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Klickitat County Park Road. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 3 easy trails in Lyle ranging from 0.9 to 10.9 miles and from 141 to 610 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!

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washed out
13 days ago

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24 days ago

Saw our first rattlesnake!

This is an easy, paved trail. No parking fee. It would be stroller friendly, except there is about a 10 foot area where the creek runs down the path and it gets slippery with algae. There are portions where the grass enchroaches on the trail. Light foot traffic. You can see the Columbia River and the Klickitat River. The path is partially shaded by Pines and Oaks. The path is essentially a loop with a tail. At the end of the tail there is a picnic spot. Our two year old walked the trail.

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no shade
2 months ago

Great views but all on a gravel road.

Wildflowers in full bloom with wonderful views!

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rocky
2 months ago

I tried this upper section of the trail today because I was read it was rated easy on the app. I did not find it to be easy as there were a few steep hills and it was very rocky in a lot of it with jagged drop off‘s were you had to move to the next section of the trail from a different elevation so for someone like me who is in not the best shape it was manageable but if you were not in any shape and have never hiked A trail before I would not recommend it as it is not flat or smooth. The views are beautiful of Mount Hood and the river and the hills with blowing grass and wildflowers great picture taking area. The lower section by the river was paved and very lovely. They have Porto potties at the start too!

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no shade
2 months ago

If your hiking this hike make sure at the barn you take the left and drive up as far as you can.. the trail is a gravel road all the way to the top. You need a discovery pass. Also make sure you are aware of your surroundings... 5/6/19 rattle snake on the side of the road... we had an amazing clear day... could see many snow capped mountains on the Oregon and Washington side.. light wind at the top.

The first time I did this trail there were wildflowers and it was beautiful. The next year, I missed the flowers and the view of the gorge was still pretty but it just wasn't the same. I would highly recommend coming when there are flowers.

Lovely trail—really enjoyed the lower path closer to the river too.

Stunning especially if you are able to catch the wildflowers blanketed over the pastures. There were some other hikers mentioning that if you are around the barn area and some of the surrounding trees to be aware of ticks.

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no shade
2 months ago

A God kissed day at the ranch! A literal sea of yellow and lupine and yellow headed yarrow. A well groomed road not a difficult path but up all the way to the second area of building and then forgiving flat and mild decent west if you all the way to the end if the hook. Just a great morning with only light foot traffic. watch the road from the ranch back down especially corners to 14 as the wash boards are bad. Slow and steady there. My first time at the ranch and I'll definitely be back.

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no shade
2 months ago

Beautiful! one of my favorite hikes!

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rocky
2 months ago

I thought it was a bit rocky for it to really be an “easy” hike, but it wasn’t too strenuous. The views were gorgeous and there were some wildflowers, but I think I picked a bad time in between bigger blooms. I would definitely hit this trail again though! There was a lot of what I think was poison oak, just based off of pictures, not my expertise by any means.

Another great hike at the Ranch. Flowers everywhere. The Hills are washed in yellow.

Beautiful wildflowers, good views of Hood and the river. There’s a small river you have to cross using some loose logs. A pass is required to park here, and the hours are 6:30a-Dusk. No kiosk to pay, but you can purchase one online, there’s service (AT&T).

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bugs
no shade
2 months ago

I definitely recommend this trail; it's a nice easy wildflower walk. Definitely bring extra water though, as there is almost no shade in this area. Also watch out for bees at the trailhead. We had lunch there and they didn't bug us too much (no pun intended), but be aware.

Amazing hike. Not much elevation, pretty easy. Trail system allows for multiple shorter loops. Dogs are allowed. Discover pass required. As of 4/28/19 the kiosk to purchase them was vandalized so purchase before you make it all the way up there.

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no shade
2 months ago

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2 months ago

Mostly a gravel road along a river. Would come back with a bike but was just mediocre on the hiking scale. Beautiful scenery in the spring though!

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no shade
2 months ago

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rocky
2 months ago

Perfect for little ones or those who need a mellow, short hike along the gorge. Pretty meadow and Columbia River gorge views. Lots of balsam root out right now. Pretty rocky for over half the trail, but nothing too bad for pups. Can be windy.

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no shade
3 months ago

Beautiful wildflowers, excellent views. You may get wet when it comes to the first creek crossing... Nice variety of elevation, and vistas.

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3 months ago

I think most of these reviews are for the lower trail, even though this listing technically is for the upper trail to Stacker Butte. So mine is for that upper trail! The GPS coordinates don’t take you all the way to the trailhead so just follow the AllTrails description - follow the road up til you reach a locked gate and can’t drive more, that’s the trail head. Windy and gorgeous with views for miles on a clear day. You can see both into Oregon and Washington from the top of the ridge. Lots of wildflowers too right now (4/21/19), though they thin out the higher in elevation you go. There are some radio towers and air traffic control facilities so just a heads up, I thought they were interesting and not a bother since they didn’t impede the views. Didn’t hike the whole ridge due to time, we got to the summit and then back down. Will be back for more!

Wildflowers galore!!!

Beautiful location right near the river , perfect for young kids - fairly flat , no big drop offs. Wild flowers everywhere !

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muddy
3 months ago

Beautiful hike, many wildflowers. It was raining and had plenty of mud on the trail, but not difficult. Nice bench near the falls to eat lunch.

I did a combo of this easy loop then traversed to Coyote Wall, went north, then back down. The trails are perfectly connected and well maintained. A lot of snakes, though, so walk loudly and keep your eyes peeled. Also, a couple down power lines near Catherine Creek on the east side near the fences, so keep your kids close. So green and so beautiful.

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