Saturday, June 4, 2011

A Great Trail for Mountain Bikers

One of Central Washington’s great trail experience for mountain bikers is the high desert Uplands area of the Cowiche Canyon Conservancy. Think 360 degree view of the valley and surrounding hills, a short drive from downtown Yakima. Ride the trail through sage brush, grasses and wildflower covered hills.

Directions From Downtown Yakima: West on Summitview to 40th Ave. Turn right on 40th Ave. to the 2nd light. Turn left on Englewood travel about 3 miles to 80th Ave. Turn right on 80th go about 1/4 mile to West Scenic Drive turn left about 1/2 mile to Scenic Drive parking area.

Trail Map Click here.

Relax after your ride with a pint at the Sports Center Restaurant and Lounge in Downtown Yakima. If you get there for happy hour enjoy half price appetizers
and daily specials Monday through Friday 3-6pm. There are many dining choices in Yakima as well as hotels and bed and breakfasts to make your stay in the Yakima Valley a memorable one.

The Yakima Valley blog articles feature members of the Yakima Valley Visitors and Convention Bureau. If you would like to receive information regarding membership, Click here, or to request a membership application, please contact Michele Hopkins at (509) 575-3010.

Bookmark and Share