The Wenatchee River Ranger District encompasses approximately 696,000 acres and extends from the near the city of Wenatchee and the Columbia River to the crest of the Cascades in the Glacier Peak and Alpine Lakes Wilderness areas. It is bordered by the Entiat Ranger District to the north along the Entiat Mountains divide and by the Cle Elum Ranger District to the south along the Wenatchee Mountains - Mt. Stuart divide. To the west of the district is the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.
See the Washington State Snowmobile SnoParks site or Non-Motorized SnoParks site for Leavenworth / Lake Wenatchee area which has maps and information about groomed trails, passes you will need (Discover or SnoPark pass) and other updates.
Midnight and Noontime Rocks and vicinity are closed to entry April 1 through July 31, 2012 to protect nesting raptors.
Attention Climbers: Raptor nesting behavior has been observed on both Midnight and Noontime Rocks. To protect these birds during the nesting period, these rocks and the area immediately above and between them is closed to all entry. Once nesting is confirmed, restrictions will be lifted on the rock not being used. If you know where the raptors are nesting, please contact the Leavenworth FS office. More Information
At a Glance
|| <a href="/detail/okawen/alerts-notices/?cid=stelprdb5308539">Wenatchee River Ranger District Recreation/Roads Report</a> and <a href="/detail/okawen/alerts-notices/?cid=stelprdb5318227">Enchantments Conditions Report</a>
Wilderness regulations apply in designated wilderness areas.
Some trailheads require a valid recreation pass. Check our Recreation Passes and Permits page for details.
Wenatchee River Ranger District
Leavenworth, WA 98826
(509) 548-2550 or 548-2551
Fax: (509) 548-5817