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GIFTING OUTSIDE THE BOX: Canyon River Ranch in Yakima

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WAKE UP NORTHWEST - If a unique gift is what you're after this year, how about making your way to the Canyon River Ranch for a very special, Yakima Valley experience?

An experience nestled between Yakima and Ellensburg along the scenic river canyon route, where there really is something for everyone. Including river rafting, hiking and horseback riding.

The ranch is made up of the lodge, restaurant and Red's Rly Shop, the only fly shop on the Yakima River. And whether you're a beginner or an expert when it comes to fly fishing, the staff tells us the guided fly fishing experience is worth the trip to the ranch. 

"If you came in for a fly fishing trip, your guide would have everything you need for the day. Food, drinks, tippet, leader, flies, fly rods, so you're basically ready to go as soon as you show up," said Christi Collins, Red's Fly Shop Supervisor.  

During our visit, we made my way in to the kitchen of the Canyon River Grill, where you can expect some of the best in Columbia Valley cuisine. 

"We serve some salmon here which is really good and the lobster, prawn mac and cheese that people really die for. Lots of stuff out here, lots of salad, pasta, all kinds of things people can try," said Meagan Ransier, server at Canyon River Grill. 

The Canyon River Ranch offers different rates for peak and non-peak season. Right now, you could be looking at saving up to $100 a night at the lodge. You can check out Expedia for lodging availability by searching Canyon River Ranch.