Wild Horses Monument

A short one mile round trip hike up a loose rocky scramble trail to a bluff that overlooks the Columbia River and features 15 wild horse metal sculptures, known as Grandfather Cuts Loose the Ponies.

getting there

Take Exit 139 off of eastbound I-90. Turn right reach the parking lot in 0.5 mile. From westbound I-90, Exit 136 (Gorge) or Exit 143 (Vantage) to loop back.

  • Difficulty: Easy+
  • Length: 1.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 150 ft
  • 1,300 ft
Grant Washington off 1-90, Exit 139, Ephrata, WA
  • WA DNR Priest Rapids
  • Red Marker
    Grant Washington off 1-90, Exit 139, Ephrata, WA, 46.969847, -119.967120
    46.9698470473 -119.967119694
  • Red Marker
    46.964484, -119.964177
    46.9644838473 -119.964177065

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