Cleman Mountain–Hardy Canyon Loop

This unique desert canyon is part of the Oak Creek State Wildlife Area. Nestled between the sprawling expanse of the L. T. Murray State Wildlife Recreation Area and the Wenatchee National Forest, it is some of the richest wildlife habitat in the state. A strenuous, 9 mile in-and-out day hike with 2,500 feet of elevation gain.


  • This area and the access road for hiking into it are typically closed November 1 through May 1 each year to protect wintering elk herds.
  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Length: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft
  • 4,500 ft
  • WA DNR Yakima
  • Red Marker
    46.833595, -120.711715
    46.8335946759 -120.711715223
  • Red Marker
    46.788747, -120.783384
    46.7887472927 -120.783383848

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