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Wenatchee National Forest

Wenatchee, WA 98801
+1 509-664-9200
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Winter wonderland.

This is one of the most beautiful forests I have ever laid my eyes on. It looks like the gods... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
via mobile
Beautiful forest

Very scenic. Makes for an enjoyable drive. Plenty of good photo ops. Autumn color just starting... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Lacey, Washington
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Scenic forest great for hiking, rock climbing and horseback riding.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Wenatchee, WA 98801
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful forests I have ever laid my eyes on. It looks like the gods themselves handcrafted each and every detail- large or small alike. The snow capped mountains, peaks and valleys and the snow tipped trees were absolutely beautiful...More

Thank Angelle225
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Very scenic. Makes for an enjoyable drive. Plenty of good photo ops. Autumn color just starting when we were there so will have to make another trip for the full color later.

Thank Laceyrs
Reviewed 6 July 2017

What's not to like... beautiful mountains and river rapids abound in this National Forest! If you take Amtrak from Seattle to Wenatchee, you also get to see the Puget Sound coast line before turning inward. It's a 4 hr train ride, but there are Park...More

Thank alpha2graz
Reviewed 27 April 2017

You need to go there to appreciate the beauty of this great country. Photos and other media do not do it justice, go there and you will understand.

Thank 50wt
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We had a great day exploring the Wenatchee National Forest in our rented convertible. The natural beauty of the area cannot be overstated, and we were lucky to be there when there were no crowds.

Thank GraceMarieGMC
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This area is huge. There have been fires in the past due to the fact that most of the areas annual precipitation falls as snow, but that leaves approx. 300 days of sun a year. When you combine this area with the Okanogan, you get...More

1  Thank William W
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Tumwater Canyon IS my most favorite place. I drive through it numerous times every year and have been doing so since I was too young to remember. It is gorgeous in all seasons of the year, with its raging water in the spring, its exposed...More

Thank caribcruiser2015
Reviewed 4 October 2016

great hike into the mountains. can be tiring with the steep uphill climb and can be slick going down. the weather is nice in Wenatchee sunny skies and warmer temps as compared to the Seattle area.

Thank Jill T
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We drove through this place on the way to Seattle. The drive was amazing. Such wonderful views with plenty of trails and other activities to do along the way.

1  Thank Martiniy
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

The drive through this area is absolutely stunning. Plenty of camping and hiking as well as lakes. The mountains that surround you are spectacular. Not to be missed!

2  Thank Deanne A
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Bianca O
21 August 2015|
Response from Julie S | Reviewed this property |
Campgrounds on the outskirts of the area run $20-25 for a tent site. If you want to camp inside, they are hike-in sites, but require a permit. Otherwise parking is $5 a day if no pass. Permits are applied for in town and... More