Raptor Trail (#4421)

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

This short trail (less than half a mile) connects bikers and hikers from Desert Parsley Trail in the Coyote Wall area to Old Highway 8. It was formerly known as "Ca1" during the planning process and is closed to equestrian use to protect sensitive natural resources. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Seasonally closed from February 1 to July 15 to protect nesting peregrine falcons, bald eagles, and other sensitive wildlife and natural resources.
Fees No fee
Closest Towns: Bingen, WA; Lyle, WA
Operated By: Forest Service



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Day Hiking

This shortcut leads from Desert Parsley Trail back to Old Highway 8 just west of Catherine Creek Trailhead, but is seasonally closed from February 1 to July 15 to protecting nesting raptors and other sensitive wildlife and resources. While it is open, dogs must be on leash from July 15 to December 31.