The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest is located in northern center part of Washington state.
Where is this Forest?


Welcome to Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest



The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest is a large and diverse area, encompassing over 4-million acres along the east slopes of the Cascade Range in Washington. For general information about the forest click here.

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Headquarters and Ranger District offices
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Recent News


Motorized Travel Management

Find out where you are allowed to use your motor vehicle on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.

Forest Restoration Strategy

The Okanogan-Wenatchee N.F. is experiencing uncharacteristically severe fires, insect infestations, disease epidemics, habitat loss and hydrologic events causing massive erosion. Climate change will exacerbate these threats in the near future. Scientists agree active, landscape-scale restoration is needed if the forest is to become resilient to these threats. Learn more with the short video below and by visiting the restoration strategy website

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Celebrating Wildflowers

Anemone wildflower

Celebrating Wildflowers is dedicated to enjoyment of the thousands of wildflowers growing on our national forests, and to education about the values of native plants.

Why so many dead trees?

Defoliated Tree

The majority of the trees that look brown and dead have had their needles removed by an insect -- the Western Spruce Budworm. Though these insects kill many trees, many more will recover.


Holden Mine Site Cleanup

Holden Mine Cleanup

Current information on the project.

Visitor Use Reports

The National Visitor Use Monitoring program provides information about recreation visitors to national forests.