Little Wenatchee Ford Trailhead

This trailhead provides access to the Little Wenatchee Trail #1525, the Cady Creek Trail #1501, and the Cady Ridge Trail #1532 which enter Henry M Jackson Wilderness, and the Poe Mountain Trail #1520 which travels along the border of Glacier Peak Wilderness.

The Little Wenatchee Trail #1525 travels through Henry M. Jackson Wilderness to meet the Pacific Crest trail within Glacier Peak Wilderness.

At a Glance

Fees: $5/vehicle/day or a valid Recreation Pass
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply within designated wilderness areas.
Closest Towns: Leavenworth, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Information Center: Wenatchee River Ranger District.

General Information


From Leavenworth, WA, take US-2 West for 15 miles. Turn right onto WA-207 North and go 10.5 miles. Stay left on Little Wenatchee River Road/Forest Road 6500 and follow it for almost 14 miles to the trailhead.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking


Horse Riding