Touche, Washington: Twin Sisters Rock

Formation of large basalt pillars is a natural landmark at the center of a bizarre Indian legend.

Address:
2471 U.S. 730, Touche, WA
Directions:
Along the Columbia River on US Hwy 730, 2 mi. south of intersection with US Hwy 12 at Wallula Junction. Pull-off area on east side.
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Twin Sisters.

Twin Sisters Rock

Roadside rock formation is associated with a Native American Legend about sisters.

[Phillip Markou, 06/11/2016]

According to the Cayuse Indian legend, the trickster "Coyote" coerced three sisters he was obsessed with into marrying him. Then he turned one into a stream and the others into these attractive basalt pillars.


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