Icicle River Interpretive Hike

A fun, short trail for hiking and learning about the Icicle River Valley and the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery. Activity: Hiking, Snowshoeing, Family Fun Nearest Town: Leavenworth Skill Level: 1 ... Read More...

Edna, Lake

(Though this is actually a picture of Ida Lake, it is close to Edna in looks, location, and spelling) This trail climbs steeply from the Icicle Creek Valley up through forests of ponderosa pine and Douglas f... Read More...

Wenatchee-Sleepy Hollow Access

Skill: 1 (beginner) Fitness: 1 (easy) Attractions. The first 2 miles of this paddle is an excellent stretch of moving water for novices to learn whitewater basics: eddy turns, ferrying, bracing, surfing. A fe... Read More...

Wenatchee-Confluence

  Skill: 1 (beginner) Fitness: 1-2 (easy to intermediate depending on how far you go and how hard you push yourself) Distance. 4 to 5 miles round trip. Attractions. Paddling through the estuary... Read More...

Horan Natural Area

Attractions. The Horan Natural Area is a tranquil wild area at the confluence of the Wenatchee and Columbia rivers that is only a stone’s throw from the warehouses and train tracks of Wenatchee. If you’re harri... Read More...

Columbia National Wildlife Refuge

By Shelly Forster When I enlisted for the year with WenatcheeOutdoors, my head filled with exhilarating images of live-from-the-field reports about grueling 70-mile hikes, scaling monolithic crags, and paddli... Read More...

Squilchuck State Park

Visiting Squilchuck: Details, Details Attractions. As of 2015 there is an increasingly diverse and varied network of mountain biking trails and skill-development features at Squilchuck. The area is well situat... Read More...

Mountain Home Ridge Outings

Photo: Views of Leavenworth from Mountain Home Ridge, owned by the Land Trust  Mountain Home Ridge is a 169-acre property purchased by the Trust for Public Lands (TPL) in 2008 and then donated to the... Read More...