Snow Mountain Ranch

An area nearly encircled by Cowiche Mill Road with a network of just over 20 miles of trails built, maintained and owned by the Cowiche Canyon Conservancy. Combine trails to make an out-and-back or loop of you choosing in a beautiful setting with potential for viewing wildlife and flowers in the right season.

trails in Snow Mountain Ranch

  • Entry Trail
  • Balanced Rock Trail
  • Bench Connector Trail
  • Cowiche Mountain Trail East
  • Cowiche Mountain Trail West
  • Ditch Bank Trail
  • Garry Oak Trail
  • Riparian Overlook
  • Riparian Trail East
  • Riparian Trail West
  • Swallowtail Trail
  • Wildflower Trail
  • See the 30for30 Map for the best ways to combine these trails.

other details

  • Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
  • Length: 9.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,120 ft
  • 3,282 ft
  • WA DNR Yakima
  • USGS Naches
  • USGS Wiley City
  • USGS Tampico
  • USGS Tieton

Upcoming Activities

Day Hike - Snow Mountain Ranch

Exploring Nature Trip
Hike up Cowiche Mountain in this re-invigorated native shrub-steppe habitat. We will be continually stopping
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Sat, Apr 27, 2019
No Prerequisites
3 participants 0 leaders
Registration closes Apr 25
Seattle Branch

Field Trip 2 - Seattle Naturalists Intro Natural World Course - Snow Mountain Ranch

Exploring Nature Field trip: Introduction to the Natural World Course
Come experience the native shrub-steppe habitat in sunny, dry Eastern Washington. Snow Mountain Ranch was
Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Sun, May 12, 2019
No Prerequisites
10 participants 0 instructors
Registration closes May 10
Seattle Branch
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