Salmon Creek Trail

#1 of 2 trails in Whipple Creek Park
Salmon Creek Trail is a 6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Vancouver, WA that features a river. The trail is good for all skill levels offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

6.0 miles 111 feet Loop
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Corrie Moe
3 days ago

3 Completed0 Reviews

Lourdes Ruiz
8 days ago

1 Completed0 Reviews

Wonderful! I'm really enjoyed.and my dogs to.

LeRoy Morgan
2 months ago

2 Completed0 Reviews

I love this trail

Gregg Johnson
3 months ago

4 Completed4 Reviews

It was nice to get out after all the rain we have had, but it was too busy for my taste. I prefer a hike (although it was really more of a walk than a hike) with less noise and people. Some decent scenery .

Flo Shannon
3 months ago

2 Completed2 Reviews

It was nice to get out and exercise, it was very crowded and a lot of people with dogs! Scenic at the beginning. Good for walking on pavement

Gregg Johnson
3 months ago

4 Completed4 Reviews

Steffanie Rinehart
5 months ago

39 Completed1 Reviews

Nice to get away from all the noise so close to home!

Sarah Jean Wood
9 months ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Beautiful relaxing place to run, hike, bike or walk. loved it .

Edee Lemonier
9 months ago

4 Completed2 Reviews

I love this trail for some good exercise, head clearing, and nature watching. Close to my house. You can park at the ball park if you don't want to pay to park at Kleinline Pond, which can be super packed during the summer, anyway. You can also park on 119th at the trailhead for Cougar Creek Trail (not to be confused with Cougar Creek trails at WSU-V!), which is more wooded and is a gravel path that goes 1/2 mile and connects about mid-way on Salmon Creek Trail.

Lea Williams
9 months ago

4 Completed4 Reviews

Easy walk, not so much a hike. Distance and scenery makes it worth it.

Eric Pederson
1 year ago

5 Completed4 Reviews

This is a great trail to bike, jog ,or just get some exercise. All paved great scenery. Nice walk along Salmon creek!

Susan Brown
1 year ago

4 Completed3 Reviews

Great easy paced walk! I won't say hike but it was fun and a fair amount of available distance. We did 1/2 in and back next time think we will park a car at each end as I would have loved to see the rest of it. The weather was great so it was a little busy. Bikes and people with dogs. I'm pretty sure I saw a sign referencing horses but we didn't see any. Nice options to walk dirt paths rather than paved which I prefer.

And to coin what other have said, park at the softball field to avoid the parking fee at Klineline pond. (Going west it's the next right after the pond entrance.)

David Farrell
1 year ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Great paved trail, there are some alternate routes that allow you to leave the paved trails. Great services, all along the trail.

Ann Lapin
2 years ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Loved it! Awesome trail:) fresh air and fresh streams, great view!

Trevor Gassaway
2 years ago

2 Completed2 Reviews

The trail itself is fairly good, but if you want to find the better views, there is some form of off-trail exploration required. Can get somewhat busy at times, but a better alternative if you don't want to be stuck in a gym.

Immadream A
2 years ago

22 Completed5 Reviews

A nice paved trail to walk, jog, or bike on. Just over 6miles, so it gives you enough time to enjoy the scenery. The path is both in sun and shade.

Darren Leavitt
2 years ago

36 Completed21 Reviews

Nice little paved trail. Gets pretty busy. Great option for running if you don't like vehicular traffic.

Catrina Wilson
2 years ago

14 Completed5 Reviews

a nice option than a gym on a nice day.

Keri Sprenger
3 years ago

149 Completed61 Reviews

As another reviewer said, not the best trail you will ever encounter. But there are decent views the whole length of the trail, along with thousands of blackberry bushes along the way. For dog owners, keep in mind that you aren't allowed to bring your dog into the Klineline Pond area (we found this out when we paid to park). Also, the trail is 3.1 miles long one way, which makes it a 6.2 mile walk/hike unless you do a car shuttle. Overall, a nice easy trek on a beautiful Saturday morning.

Bryan Levesque
3 years ago

42 Completed26 Reviews

Paved trail located inside the city of Vancouver. It's a nice option to have if you don't have time to get out of town, but still want to go for a nice stroll. On a clear day, you have a nice view of Mt. Hood in Oregon to the East, the best view is from the far West point of the trail. NOTE: If you park at the softball fields, you can avoid paying the parking fee at Klineline Lake.