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The Best Hiking in Wenatchee

Looking for the best hiking in Wenatchee? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Wenatchee. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Wenatchee

  • Wenatchee, Washington

    Hike to Saddle Rock

    3.0
    2 mi / 920 ft gain
    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 views of the Wenatchee Valley as you crest the hill...
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  • Wenatchee, Washington

    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. 
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  • Wenatchee, Washington

    Squilchuck State Park Loop

    4.14 mi / 535 ft gain
    Squilchuck State Park Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Wenatchee, Washington.
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  • Wenatchee, Washington

    Upper Wheeler Reservoir

    7.72 mi / 1526 ft gain
    Upper Wheeler Reservoir is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Wenatchee, Washington.
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  • Wenatchee, Washington

    Swakane Wildlife Area

    2.8 mi / 689 ft gain
    Swakane Wildlife Area is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Monitor, Washington.
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  • Wenatchee, Washington

    Squilchuck Trail

    3.87 mi / 1115 ft gain
    Squilchuck Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Cashmere, Washington.
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  • Cashmere, Washington

    Tibbetts Mountain via USFS 112 Road

    5.79 mi / 2136 ft gain
    Tibbetts Mountain via USFS 112 Road is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Cashmere, Washington.
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  • Leavenworth, Washington

    Backpack to Ingalls Creek

    3.0
    11 mi / 1450 ft gain
    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 lot, and my guess is that was about how many cars ...
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  • Peshastin, Washington

    Xanadu Trail

    6.4 mi / 1614 ft gain
    Xanadu Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Peshastin, Washington.
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  • Peshastin, Washington

    Hike Sauer’s Mountain

    4.0
    6 mi / 2000 ft gain
    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. Start by parking along the private drive and walk...
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  • Leavenworth, Washington

    Winter Camp at Nada Lake

    10.6 mi / 3800 ft gain
    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 completely different, colder way. The suffering is almos...
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  • Leavenworth, Washington

    Climb Prusik Peak's West Ridge

    18 mi / 5000 ft gain
    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 boulder fields you pass along your way.  With it's...
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  • Leavenworth, Washington

    The Enchantments: Leprechaun Lake via Snow Lake Trailhead

    4.7
    19.57 mi / 5948 ft gain
    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 alpine lake of your choice! Before you set out to c...
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  • Leavenworth, Washington

    Snow Lakes Trail (Leavenworth)

    16.12 mi / 4508 ft gain
    Known primarily as one of the entrance routes to the Enchantments, the trek to Snow Lakes is a beautiful area to set up base camp or to simply enjoy on its own. The trail starts out at the Snow Lakes Trailhead off Icicle Creek Rd. - you'll immediately drop down from the parking lot to cross the r...
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  • Leavenworth, Washington

    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, it's a popular place), but just in case, don't g...
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  • Leavenworth, Washington

    The Enchantments Mountain Run

    5.0
    18 mi / 6000 ft gain
    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 to stay the night at these lakes. You will need to...
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