Date and time

Saturday, June 16. Carpool 8:20, leave 8:30 am, Hike 9 am-12:30 pm

Name of hike 

Barnes Road

6 RETURN NEXT

Hike description  

Lovely hike up a long canyon on a former logging road. Lots of wildlife, flowers, trees, and creek. We’ll go to the top, loop around, then come back down. Be ready for great views of the mountains from the top!

Leader

Karen Yager, 509-520-8623, karen@karenyager.com

Time and distance

3.5 hours/5 miles.

Difficulty  

The hike is a gradual uphill, then a steep uphill until we get to the top. Once on top, it’s flat, then down to the bottom on the other side.

Dogs welcome?

Well-mannered dogs on leash are welcome

Start location  

To car pool, meet at 8:20 am below the tall Staples sign in the Cascade Farm & Outdoor parking lot on 598 N Wilbur Ave across from McCurley Toyota. Leave at 8:30 am.

Directions

Go through Dixie on Hwy 12 E about 2.5 mi to the top of the hill, turn R at elevator on Lewis Peak Rd. At the first Y, take the left fork on Walker Rd. At bottom of hill, turn Right on S Fk Coppei Rd. At the next fork, go right. Follow that road to 4723 S Fork Coppei where you’ll pick up Karen and drive another ½ mi. Travel time 25 mins.

What to bring

Lunch, water and hat