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Wenatchee National Forest

Address: Wenatchee, WA 98801
Phone Number: 509 664 9200
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Ranked #5 of 7 Attractions in Wenatchee
Type: Forests, National Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking, Rock climbing, Horseback riding
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Owner description: Scenic forest great for hiking, rock climbing and horseback riding.

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Shrivenham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We were lucky enough to be visiting on the Fall and also lucky enough to have a lovely sunny day to see it. The tree colours were fantastic and the scenery spectacular.

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Keizer, Oregon
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Beautiful clear water. Mountain peaks around the lake. Small pebbles on the beach - not sand! Well-marked swimming area. Not too crowded. And for me, childhood memories of Bluebird camp!

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North Vancouver, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Took a side trip from Leavenworth to Wenatchee National Forest (about 15-20 min drive away). Went for a hike through the trails (including by some of the campsites - nice big sites & well tended) then went for a swim in the lake. Very clean and clear. Not too cold, just right after a long hike on a hot day.... More

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Wenatchee, Washington
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110 reviews 110 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

If you like hiking, fishing, remote wilderness locations during the summer and many snow activities in the winter, this is the place for.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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84 reviews 84 reviews
37 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Ok, so it took an hour of slow driving to get to the falls (and another hour to return back to the highway), but it was worth the time. We were there in June, and the water was flowing well. Absolutely beautiful. The trail is very well maintained and is well done. There are some rather steep areas for novice... More

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Olympia, Washington
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137 reviews 137 reviews
36 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

With the stoppage of logging, the revenue for the National Forests has diminished to the point where maintenance of roads is becoming non existent. For many years logging was done with care for the forest and the land, and provided an excellent balance of nature, access and recreation opportunities. Moreover, the goal of the Forest Service now seems to be... More

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Go to Leavenworth ( one of my favorite places) then stop at Deception Falls (a must see)! Beautiful, peaceful & free

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Top Contributor
196 reviews 196 reviews
53 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Elevation of 4100' on hwy 97 from Leavenworth to Cle Elum. Watch the summit as it can get icy. Pretty views from beginning to end. Two lanes in most spots.

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Tacoma, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Lots to do, breath taking scenery, fall is absolutely beautiful

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Chelan, Washington, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

If you need information on different ranger districts or want trail, camping or fire information the Wenatchee National Forest is one of the best places to go to get what you need!

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