The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest is located in northern center part of Washington state.
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WoodcuttingSnowshoe Walk at Snoqualmie Pass View from Echo Ridge Nordic Ski AreaWinter in the high countryIcicle Creek in winter Ski Patrol cabin on top of Mission Ridge Ski AreaSki Trail at Echo Ridge Nordic Ski Area


The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest is a large and diverse landscape, encompassing over 4 million acres along the east slopes of the Cascade Range in Washington. 

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2016 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

How is the Forest providing clean water, economic opportunities, healthier landscapes, sustainable recreation, and so much more? Learn how we cared for the land and served people in 2016.


CurrentĀ Aerial Insect and Disease Damage Survey Maps

Aerial survey map of insect damage

The Forest Service has been conducting Aerial Insect and Disease Damage Surveys in the Pacific Northwest for 70 years. See the latest map at the site for the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest by scolling down the list of forests. You can zoom in on map and display a legend explaining color codes.

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Treasured Landscapes - Majestic Methow

Natalie Kuehler

Since 2012, an area of the Forest that encompasses the Pasayten Wilderness and almost to Winthrop has been part of the National Forest Foundation’s Treasured Landscapes. 

Holden Mine Site Cleanup

Holden Mine Cleanup

Holden Mine is an inactive mine located 50 miles northwest of Chelan. A massive cleanup effort has been ongoing for several years. See website for history and updates on progress.


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.

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!

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