Real Estate and Community Information
Situated in Southern Washington just a short drive from Goldendale, you will find the tiny community of Lyle. This is a census-designated place located in the southwestern portion of Klickitat County. With a population of less than 550 people as of 2011, this is a great community for people who are looking to escape the busy lifestyle of living in a large city.
The community of Lyle was established in about 1859 at which time it was known as Klickitat Landing. It received its current name in 1866 when it was named after the first European settler. Originally, the community relied on steamboats to deliver mail until the railroad was established here in 1909. This has always been a small community and remains small to this day.
Parks and Recreation
If you are looking for a relaxing park near homes in this small community, you will not need to look far! There are several terrific parks here, and one of the most popular ones is Guller-Trout Lake Park located on Jennings Road in Trout Lake. In this park, you can enjoy such amenities as camping sites, playground equipment, picnic shelters, clean restrooms and scenic walking trails.
Another terrific park near properties in this quiet Washington community is Mary Hill State Park in nearby Goldendale. This park offers many fine amenities including camping sites, picnic shelters, hiking trails, boating, swimming, fishing and horseshoe pits. Other area parks include Doug's Beach State Park on SR 14 and Columbia Hills State Park on Horse Thief Lake.
Attractions and Activities
As a home buyer in this small Washington community, you will be near a number of great attractions and locations where you can partake in fun activities. The area is known for its natural beauty, and some of the top outdoor attractions here include Coyote Wall Loop Trail, Horse Thief Lake, Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge and Klickitat Wildlife Management Area.
There are also many great historical attractions here, and some favorite locations among residents are Mt. Hood Cultural Center and Museum, Gorge Heirtage Museum, and Fort Dalles Museum. Looking for a fun place to take your kids? If so, be sure to visit WonderWorks Children's Museum, Columbia George Discovery Center, Klickitat's Stonehenge and the Wind River Arboretum.
Residents of real estate in this tiny Washington community enjoy attending a variety of thrilling special events throughout the year. During the month of July, you will not want to miss the Annual Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival. Highlights of this event include live Bluegrass music, an exciting fiddle contest, a fun raffle, food and crafts vendors, and a variety of camping sites. Other noteworthy events include the Skamania County Fair
in August and the Huckleberry Festival
Finding a home in Washington that offers peaceful living and plenty of fun things to do is easy when you speak with Carol Annala
. She can show you any available homes for sale in or around Lyle and help you find a purchase option that will suit your budget. Call Carol Anala now
and locate the home of your dreams!