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Address: Pasco, WA
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An open land area with spectacular scenic views located along the Columbia...

An open land area with spectacular scenic views located along the Columbia River.

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This is an interesting, scenic and historic area.

You can either drive up the WWII era 1940's road to the top, and it's not that bad of a road considering having no maintenance for 75 years. Towards the beginning of the road... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 August 2015
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Pasco, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

You can either drive up the WWII era 1940's road to the top, and it's not that bad of a road considering having no maintenance for 75 years. Towards the beginning of the road, look for old military foundations and road curbing. At the top, head east and/or right to see two large foundation slabs with what looks like barracks.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

If you like natural nature, make the right after crossing the bridge, drive to mile post 63.3 - it's market, and turn right towards Wahluke Ponds and overlook. Although the road is gravel and sometimes washboard rough, the reward is the stark beauty of a land that has been untouched for 70 years. I would not suggest driving toward the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

I can usually bank on the fact I will like the red wine if the grapes come from this AVA. Yummy! It is a south-facing slope on the North side of the Columbia River at the base of Saddle Mountain.(See Mattawa and Vernita Bridge). There are some wineries here but many others just use the grapes from the area. Take... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2001

The Wahluke Slope is a somewhat pristine plateau region located to the south of the Saddle Mountains in central Washington state, USA. It is sandwiched between the Columbia river and the crest of the aforesaid "mountains". One way to approach the Wahluke Slope is by way of Highway 24. Consult any good highway atlas. When you cross the river at... More 

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