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easy walk and nice place to stretch your legs and get a great view of the Columbia

My sister and I were filled with delight and intrigue as we read the Native American lore on the sign at the entrance and then explored this quick little DESERTED path around and up to the sister rocks. We went at twilight in December. It was amazing. Beautiful backdrops, very fun smaller rocks to climb on, and an eerie fog and thick breezes overlaying the landscape (which felt like the whispers of the Cayuse sisters watching us play)

hiking
28 days ago

Cool short hike. Loose rocks up top on trail.

fishing
2 months ago

Hello twins ;)

very easy. good reason to get out and stretch your legs. I went to the top,and over to the next Vista point. took 20 minutes. great views.

3 months ago

Nice short trail, perfect for snakes though I never saw any.

on Twin Sisters Rock

3 months ago

This was an absolutely beautiful short hike. We saw a few lizards and the view of the Columbia River made it even better!! It’s a short stop off the highway if you are looking to get out of the car. We would go again!

Super easy and quick stop off the road! If there were multiple people there parking would get kind of crazy because it’s just a little gravel area off the side of the road. Views were beautiful and the rocks are awesome to explore once you get up there!

Views are excellent. Hike is more of a short uphill stroll any and all are capable of doing.

was a nice find, would go again

Surprising little gem of a trail with neat view of a rustic farm and the beautifully mighty Columbia.

Short, but sweet. Awesome views. Steep climb at times, so maybe not the best for you get children.

Very beautiful for a short hike.

hiking
10 months ago

It was pretty easy hike! And the place is stunning even with a foggy day!

hiking
Thursday, September 07, 2017

Fun little get-away. Rock formations are really quite spectacular.

Friday, June 09, 2017

great spot to get away from tri cities

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Wonderful views! Sand dunes are relaxing and a good area for kids to play. The pillars could be difficult for some individuals to hike, and not child-friendly. On hands and knees climbing up the rocky trail up it. Lots of loose rock. Very windy!! Wind would blow me over. Hiked here 4/1, and wild flowers were in bloom. Small white flowers covered the hills. Some purple flowers by the lone tree on the hill, and a few yellow flowers up on the pillars.

walking
Sunday, March 19, 2017

A little shorter than I thought it was gonna be- but still gorgeous! Loved it! I hung out at the top for an hour or so and only bumped into 2-3 people. Great place to go for an afternoon trip:)

Thursday, September 29, 2016

loved it

hiking
Monday, September 05, 2016

Terrific short hike with awesome views of the river. Lots of sand to play in for young kids who can't hike up to the twin sisters themselves (down in the basin area behind the monuments). No bathroom facilities.

hiking
Saturday, August 27, 2016

Fun folklore story at the trailhead. We climbed up to the two sisters rocks and around each one. One had a cable you could hold onto, the other one didn't. The best part was hiking back to Coyote rock, behind the two sisters. Great views of the rocks and rivers.

hiking
Wednesday, July 06, 2016

there is a pic of the twin sisters sign that is the trail head. not good for kids or animals there is some steep terrain and sheer edges. over all a good short little hike.

nature trips
Monday, April 25, 2016

really pretty drive there and great scenery. giving 5 starts to make up for the guy who have it 1 star because he went to the wrong place. I went there at first too and then went back and eventually found the spot.

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Loved it! Beautiful overview of the river definitely going again

Sunday, April 03, 2016

Nice early spring hike. Not kid friendly in spots.

hiking
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

It was a nice, short hike. In summer would be pretty hot so take plenty of water. Lots of flowers and insects to see.

rock climbing
Thursday, August 08, 2013

This is a great place to hike with scenic back grounds. Stay on the trail and note that this is a sacred monument for the Native Americans so be respectful and follow their requst to not climb at the monument. Also, do not wonder off the county land that the monument is located on over to the private proporty ranch located west of the monument. However, if you are looking for some short, easy sport climbing routes, head another 500 yards down the road on the same side. This land is open to the public to climb and is proporty of Whitman College. Highest route is 30 ft, 6-7 draw max, and everything is 5.10 and under. Close to Tri-cities and perfect for beginer climbers. Optimal winter and spring climbing and maybe late fall. Can be very windy and there are tons of rattlers.

hiking
Wednesday, July 04, 2012

I tried accessing this trail, but there was caution tape across the road. I removed the caution tape because it looked like it was an individual and not an authority who put it there (it was attached to a removable link), and I drove up the public road toward the trailhead. As I created the first hill I saw a large 'no trespassing' sign and about the same time a little red car racing down the road toward me. I was confused because the road is listed on the map as though it's a public road, but not wanting to trespass I turned around and left. As I was waiting to turn onto the main road again the man in the red car pulled up behind me and took a picture of my car. he even followed me a little was down the road!

I would not recommend accessing this trail by the road that is suggested, but I don't know another access point.

hiking
Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Really a neat, quick hike near Tri Cities, WA. I wish they'd add a couple more trails as its beautiful desert hiking with beautiful views of the Columbia River Gorge. This trail is right off of Highway 730, its pretty easy to see.

hiking
3 months ago

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