An alternate route to Cowiche Mountain offering great views of the Yakima Valley and the Cascades.”
— Thoralf Gamlem
Closed to motorized vehicles and mountain bikes.
The trail has some steep and rugged sections, but offers great views of the Yakima Valley and Cascade Mountains.
Features: Birding — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
This trail is a part of the Snow Mountain Ranch trail system. The trail travels through a typical Shrub-Steppe landscape offering increasingly better views of the surrounding Yakima Valley and Cascade Mountains as the altitude increases. This trail is less developed in places compared to the Cowiche Mountain West Trail, but provides an alternate route to/from the Cowiche Mountain summit.
Flora & Fauna
Elk, deer, coyotes, and butterflies in their native Shrub-Steppe habitat.