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
  • WA DNR Yakima
  • USGS Manastash Creek
  • USGS Wenas Lake
  • Red Marker
    46.848901, -120.702689
    46.8489008335 -120.702688694
  • Red Marker
    46.870880, -120.659816
    46.8708801317 -120.659816265

Upcoming Activities

Day Hike - Black Canyon (Umtanum Ridge)

Exploring Nature Trip
We leave early and return late because there are so many birds along the way.
Difficulty: Moderate
Sat, May 12, 2018
No Prerequisites
10 participants
Registration opens Apr 12
Seattle Branch
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