Walking, hiking and biking Activities
Pine River Ranch has great trails right
out our back door or take a short drive to Leavenworth and Lake Wenatchee
for an abundance of trails for any skill level. During the winter, Pine
River Ranch provides sno-shoes for our guests to explore the grounds
right from their back porch!
Nason View Trail:
Starts from the Kahler Glen Golf Course (1 mile from Pine River Ranch) and goes just above
Nason Creek...look down at the Pine River Ranch from the
Squirrel Run Trail:
An easy rolling trip
through mostly forested areas. In the winter this crosses
the snowmobile trails often so make sure to use caution. (Snowmobile trails
are marked with orange
The Wenatchee National Forest :
Consists of 2.2 million acres and approximately 40
percent is designated as Wilderness in seven Wilderness
Areas. There are over 2,500 miles of recreational
trails...be sure to pack a lunch!
If you are visiting in
April-October plan an afternoon trip to wonder through the
admission). There is nearly a mile of trails winding through
lush foliage, towering cedar and firs and beautiful waterfalls
and pools. Most people spend around an hour at the gardens
before going into Downtown Wenatchee for lunch at a wonderful
local eatery or great coffee house. Downtown Wenatchee also has
some great trails at
Open year round. (Take
the River Crossing Pedestrian bridge at 1st St and N. Wenatchee
Ave. into Riverfront Park.
Art Walk at the Sleeping Lady
The owner of The
Sleeping Lady Resort, Harriet Bullitt
together a great collection of pieces if you are looking for an
afternoon visit and an easy stroll through the beautiful art
Sno Park: Offers some great skiing. (Look for blue diamond
trailblazes.) The Sea
& Ski Trail is about 5 miles & follows along the Wenatchee River.
Flying Loop Trail:
Climbs 600 feet (for experiences skiers) and has views of
Chiwaukum Mountains and the Plain Valley.
The Leavenworth Winter Sports Club grooms 24 km of trails in
Leavenworth. Visit us in the main house or call 509-548-5115 for
more info. Trails start at the Leavenworth golf course,
waterfront near downtown Leavenworth as well as the Skil Hill
Trails and Icicle River Trail.
Ski Hill Trails:
Wide trails with lots
of loop options for different difficulties and scenery. You can
see the Ski Hill lodge built in the 1930s by the YCC and also
the Nordic ski jumps in the hillsides. This trail also passes
the Summer Theater Venue where the Sound of Music plays.
Icicle River trail:
An easy stroll along
the Icicle river (about 3 ½ miles long but no rough terrain.)
The trailhead starts about 15 miles up Icicle Canyon, a
beautiful drive to get there.
You can also grab a yummy lunch at O’Grady’s Deli on the
way back after you’ve worked up an appetite!
Other Leavenworth Event Links
The Leavenworth Summer Theater
The largest outdoor theater between Seattle and Spokane
gets over 20,000 people annually attending the magnificent live
plays. Summer productions have included such classics as
The Sound of Music, Oklahoma!, Fiddler on the Roof and My
Fair Lady. During November and December
indoor productions include The Foreigner & a musically
produced A Christmas Carol.
Icicle Creek Music Center
Concerts feature beautiful
music from Vienna, France, Spain and America.
Leavenworth's ensemble, Kairos Quartet, performs.
of Leavenworth business people committed to the enhancement and
education of the "Bavarian Theme" of Leavenworth.
The Leavenworth Echo
The web site for the local
A web site where you can order and
purchase a video of Leavenworth, Washington.
Pass Report - Road Conditions
Department of Transportation's web site for information on
travel over Snoqualmie or Stevens Pass in the winter months.
Lake Wenatchee State Park
Lake Wenatchee State Park is
located one mile from the Pine River Ranch and spans 489 acres
with 12.623 feet of waterfront. Golf, horseback
ride, hike, enjoy the beach or play in the beautiful (but cold) Lake
Wenatchee. See the web site for more information.
Official Wenatchee National Forest Web Site
River Ranch is located amidst the Wenatchee National Forest.
This site has current recreational information of the area.
Hiking, biking and permit information.
Places to Visit
Hardware Best mocha around,
Souvenirs, 'Plain' T-shirts, Candles, Soaps, and YES they
even have hardware, Check out their web-sight, and
definitely stop by for a look around.
Applets & Cotlets
509-782-2191 117 Mission Ave., Cashmere. Continuous 15-minute tours,
charming country store, plus free samples!
Co. Historical Soc.
Pioneer, natural and Native American history and artifacts.
The pioneer village includes actual pioneer cabins and
Junction 65 Hwy. 2
Leavenworth Mini golf, bumper boats, train rides, movie
Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery 509-548-7641
Icicle Road Leavenworth Exhibits that identify the fish
and describe their environmental needs
Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum 509-548-4708
735 Front St, Leavenworth The only all-nutcracker museum
in the US, nutcrackers from the 15th century to present
Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center 509-664-3340
127 S. Mission St. Wenatchee A cultural center and museum
with programs and exhibits focusing on history, natural
history, art and cultural heritage of the people of North
3327 Ohme Rd. Wenatchee Nationally acclaimed 9-acre alpine
garden perched high on a rocky bluff above the Columbia
River. Stone pathways, spectacular views, pools, waterfalls
Apr. 15-Oct. 15 daily.
Mountain Chocolate Factory 636 Front
Street - The Brewery Bldg, Leavenworth Watch candy makers
hand-fashion Rocky Mountain Chocolates.
Reach Dam Visitor’s Center Highway 97-A,
Wenatchee Interpretive museum, fish ladder, fish-viewing
room, café & gift shop.
Art in the Park Leavenworth
Renowned professional and amateur artisans exhibit in
Leavenworth City Park 1st weekend in May through 2nd weekend
Washington Apple Commission Visitors Center & Gift Shop
samples. Interactive displays covering apple blossom
pollination, orchard cultivation and marketing. Unique gifts
available. Open weekdays year round. Support our local fruit