Landscaping with Wildflowers

Landscaping with Wildflowers by Julia Leach  Growing up in western Washington, colorful wildflower communities seemed to only be found in mountain meadows that you’d have to drive and hike hours to get to.  W... Read More...

Spider Meadows

by Sarah Shaffer The view from the base of the meadows looking up toward Spider Gap. Picture by Sarah Shaffer. The fun fluff balls of the sub-alpine. Picture by Sarah Shaffer. Spider Meadows had be... Read More...

Echo Ridge Trails

Designed originally as a Nordic Ski area, Echo Ridge has turned into a summer trail hub for mountain biking, trail running, and family outings. The trails contour hillsides, follow ridgelines, and dip throu... Read More...

Mad River (From Entiat)

  A long, forested singletrack trail through sage and ponderosa pine that opens onto sunny hillsides a dips into shaded groves. The trail winds along the Mad River, offering views of the canyon and the ... Read More...

Stormy Mountain Loop

Stormy Mountain Loop By Coron PolleyAs of late summer 2014, this loop was is in reasonable shape although washed out and rutted in a few places between Stormy Mountain and the top of the Pot Peak Trail. The tr... Read More...

Magnet Creek Outings

Attractions:  The Magnet Creek area offers a variety of outings throughout the spring, summer, and fall. These trips yield expansive views of the complex hills surrounding Blewett Pass and follow undulating... Read More...

Nahahum Canyon-Radio Tower Route

Great trail for kids and dogs even in large groups. The view from above the Nahahum Canyon communication site is to Cashmere what the view from Saddle Rock is to Wenatchee - an easily accessible viewpoint abo... Read More...

Badger Mountain Family Ride

ATTRACTIONS. This ride, starting from the top of the Badger Mountain Grade above East Wenatchee and cutting through a portion of the Waterville Plateau, feels a state removed from the lowlands bordering Wen... Read More...

Wenatchee Pollinator Garden

Our backyard garden, pictured are both the Echinacea and the Russian Sage against the fence. by Sarah Shaffer Since we bought our first home in Wenatchee in 2012 it has been my goal to make our garden as wil... Read More...