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Waterfront Park

Address: 500 9th St, Leavenworth, WA 98826
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95%
Ranked #2 of 26 Activities in Leavenworth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Amusement
Activities: Walking
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Owner description: This pretty park, full of walking paths and viewing areas, is just a short walk away from downtown Leavenworth.

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Port Angeles
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We went on the short walk through the park at dusk. It was beautiful with the fog rolling of the river and through the mountains. We read all the signs telling of the history of the waterfront and the species of plants we passed. There is a well kept restroom centrally located. Romantic place to get away from the tourist... More

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Olympia, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

You can walk down along the river for a mile or so. Nothing spectacular, but the view is nice and you might run into some early morning wild life. Watch out for the bears though.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Every time we've been to Leavenworth, we take a long walk in the park. Its beautiful and offers great views and access to the river. Its always peaceful. The only annoyance is dog owner who let their pets roam off leash, when it is clearly stated that leashes are required.

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Portland, Oregon
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We were very lucky to be in town when the salmon were migrating upstream. Watching them creating their nests and jumping out of the water added 20 minutes to ever walk 'thru' the park. Highly recommended activity.

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Ferndale, Washington, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Beautiful walk along the Wenatchee River. Salmon upstream ready to spawn, fly fishermen, beavers swimming, just a lovely walk. Trails are dirt, plenty wide with a number of small beaches and spots to stop. Great break from the shopping.

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Spokane, Washington
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126 reviews 126 reviews
27 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is a lot of fun here during Oktoberfest. Live music, vendors and don't forget L Bow the Clown for the kids.

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Vancouver, Canada
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196 reviews 196 reviews
59 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is a lovely retreat just moments from the bustle of MainSt. Leavenworth. Child and elderly friendly paths wander along the riverfront and depending on the season, a cool oasis from the summer sun, or a place to enjoy winter sun along the river bank. A number of access points allow easy access back to town

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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is an easy nature walk accessible right from downtown, and or there is parking at the start of the walk. Level walking with maps along the way to show you where you are. You can decide how long you want to walk from1/4 mile to over a mile with views of the river right there all level.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This park in the center of Leavenworth is absolutely beautiful. Flowers in full bloom, an art show in tents across the street from the shopping. Everything is clean and well kept, a reminder of the lifestyle in Germany where everything is clean and flowers in every window. I look forward to returning to Leavenworth during the holidays!

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Gloucestershire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Woodland walk to the Wenatchee River. Stunning views across to the Cascades. Clean Restrooms. Loved the views, the ease of access to the river and the convenient free car parking. The possibility of seeing a bear ( a rare event) added a frisson of excitement tinged with fera!

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