Extreme Hiking / Hiking in Moses Coulee Preserve Route, Wenatchee, Washington USA

Trail length:
Best hiking time:
April through May
Wenatchee is the largest city of Chelan County, located in North Central Washington and lies on the west side of the Columbia River. The city is also known as the Apple Capital of the world, due to the valley's apple cultivations.

The trail is 4 mi/6.4 km long, (loop hike), about three hours hiking, with minimal elevation gain. The area is a geological wonder with huge basalt walls and sculpted rocks, along with a wide variety of wild animals and plants.

The path leads you to the Dusty Hill Falls that are thundering down the canyon wall, if you visit the area early in the spring. Then the trail splits in two directions. Both ways take you to the beautiful Moses Coulee basin, where there is a variety of places to explore and come across the big, 8 ft/2.5 m tall sage plants, dated since several centuries ago.

The best time to hike this trail is from April through May. Moses Coulee Preserve route is is an exciting hike for nature lovers, and offers beautiful views of the broad lands of the Columbia Basin and the canyon.