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Best trails in Yakima

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Looking for a great trail near Yakima, Washington? AllTrails has 16 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views 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 Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park or Olmstead Place Historical State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like West Ellensburg Park or Cowiche Canyon Conservancy. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 7 easy trails in Yakima ranging from 0.9 to 4.1 miles and from 1,020 to 2,349 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 Yakima
Top trails (16)
#1 - Cowiche Canyon Uplands
Cowiche Canyon Conservancy
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
Cowiche Canyon Uplands is a 3.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Yakima, Washington that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number oShow more
#2 - Selah Butte Trail
Yakima, Washington
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 2 h 12 m
Selah Butte Trail is a 2.7 mile out and back trail located near Yakima, Washington that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, aShow more
#3 - Cowiche Canyon Wine Trail
Cowiche Canyon
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 43 m
This leisurely out-and-back hike is popular with locals and starts at the East Trailhead of Cowiche Canyon and follows the former railroad west for 1.1 miles, crossing 2 bridges and bypassing another.Show more
#4 - Yakima Greenway
Yakima, Washington
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Length: 19.7 mi • Est. 8 h 17 m
Note: Sections of this trail may close due to flooding.Show more
#5 - Rocky Top to Cowiche Mountain
Yakima, Washington
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 2 m
Rocky Top to Cowiche Mountain is a 4.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Yakima, Washington that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is good for all skill levels and primaShow more
#6 - Radio Flyer Loop and Summitview South Loop
Yakima, Washington
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 38 m
Radio Flyer Loop and Summitview South Loop is a 3.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Yakima, Washington that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail Show more
#7 - Cowiche Canyon Uplands to Wilridge Winery
Cowiche Canyon Conservancy
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 4 m
Cowiche Canyon Uplands to Wilridge Winery is a 3.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Yakima, Washington that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is prShow more
#8 - Goat Rocks Traverse
Goat Rocks Wilderness
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Length: 29.9 mi • Est. Multi-day
A challenging 30 mile loop over the highpoints of the Goat Rocks. Starting at Bear Creek Mtn, walk the ridge all the way to Old Snowy, a spectacular life list journey! Start at the Section 3 Lake TH,Show more
#9 - Walk - N - Roll and Horse Trail Loop
Yakima, Washington
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 1 m
Walk - N - Roll and Horse Trail Loop is a 3.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Yakima, Washington that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarilyShow more
#10 - Grey Rock Trail to Whites Ridge
Ahtanum State Forest
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 3 h 59 m
Grey Rock Trail to Whites Ridge is a 7.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Yakima, Washington that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primaShow more
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