“A scenic trail along an abandoned irrigation ditch above the Cowiche Creek riparian area and meadow.”
— Thoralf Gamlem
Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife
No motorized vehicles.
This trail segment connects the trailhead to the Cowiche Mountain East Trail
on the Snow Mountain Ranch west of Yakima. The trail is on an old irrigation ditch bank service road which provides views of basalt cliffs, typical Shrub-Steppe habitat, the Cowiche Creek riparian area, as well as the meadows being restored with their native grasses.
Flora & Fauna
Owls, coyotes, deer, rattlesnakes, and many species of butterflies.