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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Recreation

Big Pines

Spokane District  |  WA

Season Dates:  1/1 - 12/31

Fees:  5/15-9/15 $5/vehicle daily use and $15 overnight for Umtanum, Lmuma Creek, Big Pines, and Roza sites.

Big Pines is located in the scenic Yakima River Canyon, which cuts through massive basalt cliffs and rolling desert hills, 19 miles south of Ellensburg, Washington,

This canyon has been designated as a state scenic route and offers excellent wildlife viewing, fishing in a Blue Ribbon trout stream, family river rafting and camping.

At 20 acres, Big Pines is BLM’s largest recreation site in the Yakima River Canyon. The northern edge of the recreation site is adjacent to undeveloped hiking trails on lands managed by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

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Activities:

RaftingHikingSwimmingFly FishingCanoeingCamping

Facilities:

Camp SitesPicnic SitesTrailsBoat RampsSanitary Disposal StationsTrails (Accessible)Restrooms (Accessible)

Directions:

From Ellensburg, Washington, take Hwy 821 (Canyon Road) south through the Yakima River Canyon. Big Pines is located at milepost 10.

Contact Information

1103 N Fancher Road
Spokane, WA 99212
509-536-1200

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