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By Olivia Harnack
The Journal 

End of the trail

John Wayne Pioneer Wagons and Riders complete annual cross-state trek

 

Last updated 6/13/2023 at 9:51am

Sharon Lindsay

Well-trained Welch ponies ignore traffic in Lind as the John Wayne Pioneer Wagons pass through.

MALDEN

– After

more than

two weeks

on the trail, the John

Wayne Pioneer Wagons

and Riders Association

completed its 45th 200-

mile, cross-state trek

Saturday, June 3.

The riders hopped

on their wagons and

horses in Easton on

Thursday, May 18.

Since, they've traversed

Kittitas, Grant,

Kittitas and Whitman

counties on what the

state calls the Palouse

to Cascades State Park

Trail.

Locals along the

way have a different

name for it – through

Adams, Southern

Spokane and Whitman

counties, its known as

the John Wayne Trail.

Wagons and horses

made stops here

near Othello, in Lind,

Ralston and Re...



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