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Ahtanum State Forest - Whites Ridge

Central Washington > Yakima
46.5232, -121.0097 Map & Directions
Length
10.9 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
1900 feet
Highest Point
5000 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Hard
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  • Mountain views
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Rivers
  • Fall foliage
  • Ridges/passes

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The Whites Ridge trailhead is a forested hike with mountain views located in Ahtanum Forest. It is only open to hikers and equestrians from April 1 to November 30. Continue reading

Rating
5.00 out of 5

Hiking Ahtanum State Forest - Whites Ridge

The Whites Ridge trail is a wonderful trail in the Ahtanum Forest. The hike takes you through the forest past views of Yakima Valley and Mount Adams.

The trailhead is open to equestrians and hikers from April 1 to November 30. The trailhead is only open to snowmobiles from December 1 to March 31.

Ahtanum State Forest - Whites Ridge

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 46.5232, -121.0097 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

Drive 2 miles south from Yakima on I-82 to Union Gap. Take Ahtanum Road to Tampico then go west for 9.5 miles on A-2000 (Middle Fork Road). Continue 0.3 miles to Ahtanum Meadows located on the left.

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Central Washington > Yakima

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Ahtanum State Forest - Whites Ridge

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