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Nisqually John Canyon

Eastern Washington

Canyon hike starting at the Snake River. Continue reading


Eastern Washington -- Palouse and Blue Mountains


5.0 miles, roundtrip


Gain: 1400 ft.


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This is a US Army Corps of Engineers Wildlife Management Unit located on the Snake River northwest of Clarkston and south of Pullman. It's a canyon hike that goes up about 2.5 miles before topping out to Palouse wheat fields. The adventurous hiker can explore several side canyons for multiple trips in this area. 

Nisqually John Canyon

Map & Directions


Eastern Washington -- Palouse and Blue Mountains

Army Corps of Engineers

Getting There

From Clarkston, WA, head west on Highway 193 for 13.3 miles. The parking area will be on your right. You can also approach from Pullman via the Wawawai Rd.

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