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Columbia Point to REACH Museum

Ride Highlights

This multi-use trail ride provides great family opportunities. At the beginning of the ride is Columbia Point Park, with picnic facilities, playground and river access. You will see amazing wildlife habitat, with deer, egrets, ducks, geese, and other species out early in the day. Bridges over the waterway allow for great views, be sure to bring your cameras.

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Step by Step Guide

  1. Starting from the North East parking lot at Columbia Point Marine Park head north toward the Columbia River and the Highway I-82 bridge 
  2. Ride east/right¬†on¬†the ‚ÄúRiverfront Trail‚Ä̬†multi-use path looping under the bridge.¬†¬†
  3. Off to your right are gravel paths for exploring.  Follow the path looking for wildlife and plant life.    Off to your left is the Riverview Natural Preserve 
  4. Over the¬†Yakima River‚Äďbe sure to stop and look for fisherpersons, birds, and¬†enjoy¬†the great view.¬†¬†¬†¬†
  5. As the path approaches a sweeping left turn, take the sharp left turn moving down and to the east.  Go slow through this kind of winding turn down toward the river.  Follow the path along the river edge as you approach Columbia Park Trail Drive.    
  6. You have 2 Options at this point:   
    1. Option A:  You may ride on the road at this point to the REACH.
    2. Option B: You may join the Riverfront Trail across the boat launch parking lot to the east.  This will allow you to bike on the path to the Columbia Park West Restroom, where you can cross to the REACH Museum.   
  7. End or Return.  

Ride Type

Semi-Protected Multi-Use Path Ride mostly on protected path either multi-use or bicycle only.  Key components may include: riding on narrow pathways, debris on path, sharing the path with walkers, riders, scooters, pedestrians entering the path at points other than intersections.  Crossing of streets that may include stop signs or traffic lights.  There may be obstacles on or along the path.  

Urban Street Ride on city streets. Key components may include: riding on double and multi lane streets, vehicle traffic, stop signs and traffic lights, turn lanes, bike lanes, vehicles entering roadways.  

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