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Address: State Route 2, Leavenworth, WA
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This is a GREAT Ole Man Trail or Easy Family Hike

We love this trail, first scoped this out as a possible elderly cart trail, but a creek crossing nixed that idea. But we keep coming back with the dogs, and let them run as we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Leavenworth, Washington
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Leavenworth, Washington
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65 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love this trail, first scoped this out as a possible elderly cart trail, but a creek crossing nixed that idea. But we keep coming back with the dogs, and let them run as we walk the generally flat trail on the other side of the river. The rapids are angry and fierce most of the Tumwater Canyon, but here... More 

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

I don't know what took me so long to discover this hike. Conveniently located just outside of Leavenworth proper on Hwy 2 in beautiful Tumwater Canyon. Interesting history of this pipeline. Beautiful in the fall with the autumn foliage.

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La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This is an beautiful, easy walk. Favorite part was crossing the bridge at the beginning. So if you are not ready to go on a long walk, at least walk the bridge. Great location for pictures

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SD CA
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14 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

It is very pretty and the trail seems lovely. My only issue was less than a mile in the trail became a creek and was no longer passable.

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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115 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

This trail is a great hike that, due to its length and relative flatness, is for everyone. The area is simply beautiful, and the sound of the water is refreshing (you can hear traffic on Highway 2 on parts of the trail). The old bridge is a great photo-op, and due to its simplicity, you cannot get lost on this... More 

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3 Thank Jason M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

This short but beautiful hike takes you over the river on the bridge as described. When we went in September 2015, the bridge was dry and easy to walk across. Gorgeous views with a nice hiking trail easy for children to hike with you. Worth a visit!

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Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Nice, short, easy hike along this beautiful stretch of river. You can hear and see the highway for a bit and there's not much shade but it's nice. Keep on eye on the pools believe you. We saw a lot of huge salmon in the deep areas. Can be very dangerous to swim here early in the summer but the... More 

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Yelm, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

A bit hard to find as it's just a pull off of Hwy 2 about 1 1/2 miles before you get to Leavenworth. There is access to the river here and several people were there swimming when we arrived. We walked over the bridge, which actually is the old pipeline, got some great views and pics, and tuned around because... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This is a beautiful and peaceful trail that follows the Wenatchee river along the Tumwater canyon. The adventure is finding the hidden parking lot that leads to a unique half pipe bridge, the only remains of the water pipeline for the now gone power plant for the train. The remains of the power plant are close to the parking lot... More 

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1 Thank CanadaKids
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful hike. Wildflowers and trees were in bloom, the water was flowing, the birds singing,ect. It doesnt get much better than that. Will go again. Just Wish it was marked better and had information about where you were and such.

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