Black Canyon (Umtanum Ridge)

A moderate, 7 mile loop hike with 1,250 ft in elevation gain. The trail goes through a canyon of black basalt slopes up to a view point and then loops around Umtanum Ridge and back down the canyon.

  • Suitable Activities: Backpacking, Day Hiking
  • Seasons: September, October, November
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,250 ft
  • 3,850 ft
Map
  • WA DNR Yakima
  • USGS Manastash Creek
  • USGS Wenas Lake
Activities

Upcoming Activities

CHS 2 Hike - Black Canyon (Umtanum Ridge)

Day Hiking Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series
CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph)
Difficulty: Moderate
Sun, Apr 17, 2022
No Prerequisites
8 participants
Registration opens Mar 23
Seattle Branch
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