Nature + Nurture
View the winners, honorable mentions, and finalists from Friends' fifth annual photo contest
Detail from December sunrise at Catherine Creek by Cate Hotchkiss, Grand Prize winner of Friends' Nature + Nurture photo contest.

Lyle Cherry Orchard

A 540-acre preserve near Lyle, WA
  • Open from sunrise to sunset year round
  • 5 mile hiking trail gaining 1500 ft of elevation
  • Oak woodlands, open meadows
  • Spring wildflowers, raptor species, scenic views
Lyle Cherry Orchard is a 540-acre preserve located on the Washington side of the Gorge with a 5 mile round trip trail near the community of Lyle. This Property gains over 1500 feet of elevation with cake-layered basalt walls carved by the ice age.