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Penstock Trail (Old Pipeline Trail)

State Route 2, Leavenworth, WA
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Ranked #10 of 13 attractions in Leavenworth
Type: Hiking Trails
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Oregon
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72 reviews 72 reviews
25 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

This isn't much of a "wilderness" experience as the highway runs on the other side of the river that you follow, but the forest is lush and the river is pretty special. In the mile or so of walking along the river, you pass by at least 2 sets of Class IV rapids and other whitewater as well. There is... More

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Kent, Washington
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16 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

This could have been an awesome hike...but P doesn't do fording. The initial bit, crossing the pipeline bridge, was great, but everything is running high right now and about a half-mile in we came to a stream that she didn't feel she could ford. By and large, this seems like a nice little hike by the river, but nothing that... More

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Leavenworth, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

This hike is the greatest for an easy hike close to town. It's scenic, level and not too long. I almost hate to review it because it's never too crowded either and I don't want that to change. Good for dogs, older folks and kids too. If you feel like a little bit of traversing the bank you can get... More

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Tennessee
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22 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

This is an easy two mile hike along the beautiful Tumwater river. We always plan our trip so we can picnic just across the bride. A nice shady place with a beautiful view. Today we watched a para glider catching the thermals over the mountain. Wonderful.

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Moses Lake, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Always a great wildflower hike - best traveled early summer.

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leavenworth,wa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

wonderful trail along water---really great in spring

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