Outdoor Activities Near Ellensburg Apartments
Studying the environment or everything outdoors? Settling down at The Meadows during your academic career at Central Washington University puts you near some of the area’s most incredible natural areas. You’ll find a myriad of outdoor activities near our Ellensburg apartments for rent just waiting to be explored including trails, parks, and more. No matter the season, Ellensburg, WA, has something for everyone, whether you’re studying or just looking to enjoy the Pacific Northwest’s unique environment.

Set near the Yakima River puts you in an ideal spot for everything water-related. From fishing to just being out on the water or enjoying the views, The Meadows is conveniently located less than 10 minutes from the banks of the river. Interested in biking? Take advantage of one of the many bike trails and bike-friendly roads in Kittitas County. The Manastash Metric is a 50-kilometer scenic route on the west side of the valley. Travel along the winding Yakima River and marvel at the spectacular views while getting in your exercise for the day between classes.

Thanks to a layer of basalt lava north of Ellensburg, blue agates are prevalent in the area. If you’re a geology student at Central Washington University, you’re in the perfect place to learn! Go on a rockhounding adventure at any number of popular nearby sites including Red Top Mountain which is within an hour of our Ellensburg apartments. This scenic area also offers stunning views of the Stuary Rante and hiking trails that could reveal agates, crystal, and geodes. Additionally, the Ellensburg Agate and Bead Shop is a favorite among rock enthusiasts offering Blue Agate jewelry, lapidary and beading supplies.

Other outdoor activities near our Ellensburg apartments for rent include golfing or visiting the variety of parks and greenspace in the area. The Ellensburg Golf & Country Club is a 9-hole course that includes a restaurant, bar, pro shop, locker room, driving range and putting green for those times when you just want to de-stress after a hard semester but still get out and enjoy the weather.

Contact us today to learn more about the outdoor activities near our Ellensburg apartments and to schedule a tour of The Meadows!