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Wildflower Trail

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1.0 mile 1.6 kilometer point to point
91% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 297' 90 m
Descent: -1' 0 m
High: 2,178' 664 m
Low: 1,881' 573 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 18% (10°)

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Trail shared by Thoralf Gamlem

Exceptional views of Cascade Mountains and surrounding Shrub-Steppe habitat. Remarkable wildflowers.

Thoralf Gamlem

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

No motor vehicles or mountain bikes.

Description

This trail starts on the north end of a ridge overlooking the Cowiche Creek riparian and meadow area. The meadow is being restored with wild grasses. Along the way, you'll pass through areas of abundant wildflowers with increasingly wonderful views of the Cascades and Yakima Valley.

Access the trail from the Lower Cowiche Mountain West Trail.

Flora & Fauna

Deer, distant views of elk, typical Shrub-Steppe environment and critters.

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A winter view toward the Cascade Mountains.
Nov 13, 2015 near Tieton, WA
The abundant wildflowers share the stage with Cowiche Mountain.
Nov 13, 2015 near Tieton, WA
Crossing the riparian meadow which is under restoration with native grasses.
Nov 13, 2015 near Tieton, WA

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