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


Okanogan-Wenatchee Forest Plan Revision

The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest’s Plan Revision Project, is currently on hold. Please check project webpage for status updates or information about the Region 6 Plan Revision strategy and coordination efforts around the 1994 Northwest Forest Plan Amendment.

Northwest Forest Plan 20-Year Monitoring Reports

Interagency Regional Monitoring Program

The Forest Service Research Station hosted a public forum and webinar to share key findings of the Northwest Forest Plan 20-Year Monitoring Reports on June 9 in Vancouver, WA. The forum included a series of presentations on the reports’ key findings, which can be accessed at the Regional Ecosystem Office forum website:

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Draggin' Bottom

Man floating on river on inner tube

Remember, if you’re draggin’ bottom, it’s time to watch for salmon and their spawning beds!

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.

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