Yakima Skyline Ridge

Hike 8 miles or more round trip from Buffalo Road the Yakima Skyline Ridge. This is some of the best desert hiking in Washington where you'll see lots of wildlife, a full palate of colors produced by blooming flowers in spring, and views of Mount Stuart, Mount Rainier, Mount Adams and Mount Hood.

  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,000 ft
  • 3,000 ft
  • USGS Selah
  • USGS Pomona
  • USGS Wymer
  • WA DNR Yakima
  • Green Dot Maps (wdfw.wa.gov)

Upcoming Activities

Shoulder Season Backpacking Field Trip - Yakima Skyline Ridge

Backpacking Field trip: Shoulder Season Backpacking: Trip Planning and Leadership
Field Trip for the Seattle Shoulder Season Backpacking Course.
Difficulty: Moderate
Fri, Apr 8, 2022 - Sun, Apr 10, 2022
No Prerequisites
6 participants
Registration opens Mar 2
Seattle Branch
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