Juniper Dunes Wilderness
The area is approximately seven miles NE of Pasco, WA.
From Ritzville and Spokane:
- US 395 South to Pasco - exit onto Hwy 12 East (towards Walla Walla).
- Just under 2 miles, exit onto Kahlotus Road (ramp north towards Kahlotus).
- Continue NE on the Kahlotus Road for approx 5 miles.
- Turn left onto Peterson Road (first 2 miles is Private Road - * Note: there is a huge yellow mailbox on the opposite side of Kahlotus Road at the entrance to Peterson Rd).
- Continue straight approx 4 miles on Peterson Road - at the Juniper Road intersection - turn right.
- Park in this area or continue for approximately 2 more miles.
- There is a second large parking area with a metal information Kiosk at this point - this puts you next to the play area dunes. Be aware of sandy conditions in this parking area.
- From here use an area map to get to the Wilderness Gate +1 mile away via Wilderness Road. Please sign in at the kiosk.