1.1 miles
Distance
114 ft
Climb
-516 ft
Descent
00:05:39
Avg time

Coyote Canyon Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Sage Hills
    Wenatchee, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Green (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    May to Nov
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #44112 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #3847 in Trail Running
    • #9540 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    CDLT

Coyote Canyon is a one of the better and more popular trails in Sage Hills and can be ridden in both directions. Beginner riders will not relish climbing the switchbacks toward the top where the trail intersects with Lightning as they can be a bit rutted with punchy sections. The trail can be narrow in spots with some exposure but it's a great test for beginners and a solid intermediate trail.

The trail from the bottom traverses the hillside and goes through a gully before starting to climb up three switchbacks to the middle of Lightning.

Access Info

Seasonal Closure: Every winter the PUD and CDLT properties in the the Sage Hills are closed from December 1 to April 1. In winter, mule deer move down into these lands and, at a time when they are nearly starving, they can ill afford the calorie expenditure needed to avoid people and pets.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Coyote Canyon mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -402 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,407 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,820 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,809 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,407 ft
  • Grade max
    -40.504%
  • Grade min
    22.822%
  • Distance climb
    1,697 ft
  • Distance down
    3,914 ft
  • Distance flat
    285 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:56
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Status:
on Jun 5, 2021
Dry
Avg: 3.85 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Coyote Canyon Trail Reports

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      Jun 5, 2021 @ 8:48am
      Jun 5, 2021
      May 29, 2021 @ 8:31am
      May 29, 2021
      So so fun, Lil overgrown and hard to see some turns, but it was drift city the whole way down
      May 21, 2021 @ 11:38am
      May 21, 2021
      Lil overgrown towards the top
      Apr 18, 2021 @ 8:03pm
      Apr 18, 2021
      Lots of flowers, riding fast!
      Apr 6, 2021 @ 5:29pm
      Apr 6, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 9 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 254 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 941 rides
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      Apr 18, 2021 @ 8:03pm
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      Nov 18, 2020 @ 10:35am
      Nov 18, 2020
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      Jul 15, 2020 @ 10:12pm
      Jul 15, 2020
      49 |
      May 10, 2020 @ 9:42am
      May 10, 2020

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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      OldsterMoldster (Aug 28, 2019 at 22:36)
       Trail has gotten seriously damaged and is all washed out thru the upper steeper section. Needs a major reworking.
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      • + 0
      OldsterMoldster (Jul 16, 2020 at 11:20)
       Thanks to the trail gnomes who fixed this trail this spring. Running great now.
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