Top Adventures in Wenatchee

  • Hike to Saddle Rock

    Starting from the south end of Wenatchee, hike straight up the obvious wide trail to the south side of Saddle Rock. You'll wind around the iconic rock feature and approach it from the back. A short and steep hike will reward you with wide open v...

    2 miles 920 ft gain

  • Stroll through Ohme Garden

    This is a great place to take a stroll and stretch your legs. With waterfalls and other beautiful scenery, definitely make a stop here if you find yourself in the area. No pets allowed. 

  • Drive Up Burch Mountain

    At the north end of the Wenatchee Valley, drive up Burch Mountain Road until it turns into dirt. It is closed in the winter and early spring due to snow, so make sure it's open before you go. Once you start driving, the mountain is your playgrou...

  • Backpack to Ingalls Creek

    As attempting to find a good overnight spot, I stumbled upon the mostly overlooked Ingalls Creek trail. Seemingly easy to get to, this seemed like a solid option for Spring camping. When we arrived, there were about four other cars in the parking ...

    11 miles 1450 ft gain

  • Hike Sauer’s Mountain

    Sauer’s Mountain is one of those well defined, moderate, and rewarding hikes that give you just the right amount of views for the effort, but the real treat is catching the wildflower bloom in mid-May. The trailhead is located on private property....

    6 miles 2000 ft gain

  • 4 Day Backpacking Trip in the Enchantments

    The Alpine Lakes Wilderness named “The Enchantments” draws explorers from all over the world. On a four day backpacking trip you can take day trips from camp to explore over a dozen crystal clear lakes, summit surrounding peaks, and camp at an al...

    18 miles 6000 ft gain

  • Winter Camp at Nada Lake

    Being one of the lucky recipients of an Enchantments overnight permit can't happen for everybody. So, for the rest of us, taking to the mountains in the winter is an awesome way to bypass this system and experience the central Cascades in a comple...

    10.6 miles 3800 ft gain

  • Climb Prusik Peak's West Ridge

    The Enchantments are an amazing experience in themselves.  Yet one of the most striking features of any hike into the core zone of the Enchantments is that of Prusik Peak.  This pyramid like spire rises dramatically from the many puddle lakes and ...

    18 miles 5000 ft gain

  • Bouldering in Icicle Creek

    Icicle Creek in Leavenworth is widely known for it's awesome bouldering and top roping spots. The only difficult thing is finding the boulders you want to climb. Most the time there is a jumble of cars outside the specific trailheads (like I said...

  • Hike to Snow Lake, WA

    This hike gets crowded fairly quickly so get there early. The parking lot is very large so parking is not really a problem.  There are bathrooms at the very beginning of the trail so I highly suggest using them. However at the top there is also a ...

    7.2 miles 1800 ft gain

  • The Enchantments Mountain Run

    At the Snow Lake Trail, you start at a elevation of 1400 feet and run up to Nada Lake 5000 feet at 5.6 miles. From here, you make your way to Lower and Upper Snow Lake, 2.2 miles. There are a lot of campsites in this area, but you have to apply ...

    18 miles 6000 ft gain

  • Snowshoe to Snow Lake

    Summer is a great time to visit Snow Lake, but you will miss out on the true beauty of the area and the reason for its namesake. Winter is the perfect season to explore this area – not to mention you will skip the crowds!Reaching the trailhead of ...

    7.2 miles 1800 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Leavenworth, Washington

      Leavenworth / Pine Village KOA

    • Leavenworth, Washington

      LOGE Leavenworth

      Hostels starts at $55, hotel rooms start at $150 Your own private cabin with a river view, or bunk with all your friends (and meet new friends) in our co-ed community style hostel! Grassy lawn, fir...

      From $55/night

    • Cle Elum, Washington

      Mineral Springs Group

      Overview At an elevation of 2,500 feet, Mineral Springs Group Campground sits in the mountainous terrain of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest in northern Washington. Nearby peaks and old-gr...

    • Leavenworth, Washington

      Eightmile Group Site

      Overview Nestled in a forest canopy of pine and fir on the banks of Icicle Creek, Eightmile Group Campground in Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest offers a peaceful setting for groups and large g...

    • Entiat, Washington

      Pine Flats Group Campground

      Overview Pine Flats Group Campground is located next to the Mad River within the Pine Flats Campground, in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Entiat Ranger District. Visitors have easy access...

    • Leavenworth, Washington

      Bridge Creek Group Site

      Overview Bridge Creek Group Campground sits in Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest in northwest Washington. Nestled in a mountainous forest near the confluence of Bridge Creek and Icicle Creek, the ...

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