Project makes Cowiche Canyon more accessible

YAKIMA, Wash. -- You don't need to go far to find a beautiful spot in nature. Soon you'll be able to access Cowiche Canyon trails from another spot.

Community leaders and trail-users celebrated the addition Thursday morning.

You can now access the trail directly from Summitview Avenue.

The project added 145 acres to Cowiche Canyon Conservatory land. That includes parts of the canyon and the Upland Trails.

Organizers raised $350,000 to finish the project.

The group manages of more than 30 miles of trails.