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Chamna Natural Preserve - caroleschuh added this area

Richland, WA

Riders have logged 53.39 miles & 20.85 hours here.

TOP TRAIL RIDER: caroleschuh logged 53.39 miles.



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Date Rider Hours Minutes Miles GPS Photos Rating
08 Mar 2017 caroleschuh Ride Notes 2 h 21m 6.06
23 Jun 2016 caroleschuh 2 h 3m 4.69 ☆☆☆☆☆
05 Oct 2016 caroleschuh 1 h 49m 4.59 ☆☆☆☆☆
10 Aug 2016 caroleschuh 2 h 26m 4.75 ☆☆☆☆☆
21 May 2016 caroleschuh Ride Notes 2 h 3m 4.45 ☆☆☆☆☆
10 May 2016 caroleschuh Ride Notes 1 h 58m 4.56 ☆☆☆☆☆
11 Apr 2016 caroleschuh Ride Notes 2 h 46m 6.46 ☆☆☆☆☆
07 Mar 2016 caroleschuh Ride Notes 1 h 56m 4.93 ☆☆☆☆☆
08 Feb 2016 caroleschuh Ride Notes 1 h 52m 4.86 ☆☆☆☆☆
23 Feb 2017 caroleschuh Ride Notes 0 h 0m 4.13 ☆☆☆☆☆
08 Jan 2016 caroleschuh Ride Notes 1 h 37m 3.91 ☆☆☆☆☆

Adjacent to the Yakima River and at 276 acres and with over 11 miles of trails, it is a large area with plenty of enjoyable plant and animal life and river habitat and scenery. This is a beautiful, wooded area that is only a stone’s throw from Richland neighborhoods. It seems much more secluded than it’s proximity to town would indicate.

At the Chamna Natural Preserve, you’ll find old-growth sagebrush that is over 8 feet tall. At times of year, the habitat seems to change within a few feet from shrub-steppe desert to lush greenery. There are several trails which wind through shadowy, lush canopy that is almost mystical.

Many thanks to TrailMeister user caroleshuh for sharing this fabulous area!

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The Chamna Natural Preserve is a Richland city park so no open fires are allowed, no camping is permitted and paintball or discharge of weapons is forbidden in the park, any ground disturbance must be approved at the City / Federal level. The preserve closes at 11:00 PM and opens again at dawn. No vehicles are allowed in the preserve so you can enjoy the outdoor experience without the roar of off road vehicles.

Area is owned by Richland City Parks and managed by the Tapteal Greenway – http://tapteal.org/abouttaptealnatureconservation/chamna-natural-preserve/

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