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Dates: 4/10/2018 - 10/31/2018
City / State: Lyle, WA
Event Name: Klickitat Trail
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 108833 2018/Y0139
Distance - Trail Ratings: 12K/7K - 1B
Description: Daily, daylight hours. Out and back through Lyle and on the Klickitat Trail, an old Burlington Northern Railbed along the wild & scenic Klickitat River with lots of wild flowers and bird watching opportunities. The 12K walk passes through Yakama and Klickitat Indian Ceremonial and fishing grounds. No trespassing off the trail. Besides the laundromat next door to the start point there's a restroom or portable toilet at the SR14 trail head. Otherwise no restroom on the trail. First 3K of the Klickitat trail to Fisher Hill Rail Trestle bridge (7K turn around) is improved packed gravel, suitable for big wheel strollers. Paved Fisher Hill rail trestle bridge over the river has great views of the Lyle Falls and is the turn around for the 7K. Beyond the trestle the trail is unimproved but easily passable. Dogs allowed on leash only and must not be allowed off the trail. Poison Oak along the edges in some places. Sunny, so wear a hat, bring water, and use sunscreen.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Honoring Our Flag, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Daily daylight hours
Location: WEB REGISTRATION ONLY (www.cva4u.org) -- START: at the Lyle Market, Lyle, WA. There is NO start box at the start.
Start Point / Driving Directions: REGISTRATION: Please use the online start box provided by the California Volkssport Association website (www.cva4u.org). Follow the left side link, 'Online Start Box', and the instructions provided to sign a waiver and register for this event. Payments for event credit and directions use Paypal. The directions and insert cards are PDFs that you can download and print as needed. the POC does not provide event directions or accept alternative payment methods. The entire online process should take less than 10 minutes for a first time user.
DRIVE TO START: 615 State St (SR14). From I-84 Hood River, take the Hood River bridge to Washington state. Turn right on WA SR14, 11.1 miles to Lyle. From Vancouver, SR14 east 76 miles to Lyle. From Yakima, take I-82E to US97 to SR14. Slight right on SR14, 24.4 miles to Lyle. Lyle Market is on the east end of town.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Restroom in laundromat next door to the start, and at the SR14 trail head, but no others along the trail. See www.klickitat-trail.org for information about the trail. Challenge information provided with directions. County: Klickitat.
Host Club: Daffodil Valley Volkssport Association
Contact: Nancy Wittenberg (253) 841-0580
Website: www.daffodilvalleyvolkssport.com
E-Mail Contact: newittenberg@gmail.com