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Ditch Bank Trail

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Length

0.7 Miles 1.2 Kilometers


Elevation

17' 5 m

Ascent

-9' -3 m

Descent

1%

Avg Grade (0°)

3%

Max Grade (2°)

1,856' 566 m

High

1,842' 561 m

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A scenic trail along an abandoned irrigation ditch above the Cowiche Creek riparian area and meadow.

Thoralf Gamlem

Overview

No motorized vehicles.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — River/Creek — Wildflowers — Wildlife [Add/Remove]
Family Friendly: Easy access and a mellow grade make this a good choice for families.
Dogs: Leashed

Description [Suggest Changes]

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 [Suggest Changes]

Owls, coyotes, deer, rattlesnakes, and many species of butterflies.

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