Leavenworth has some wonderful parks with all sorts of fun activities. We’ve got skate parks, pump tracks, snowy hills, waterfront swimming holes, picnic areas, ball fields and so much more!
Front Street Park
Featuring our gazebo and Maibaum (maypole), Front Street Park is the heartbeat of our downtown. Just a few steps away, find shops and live entertainment. Watch festivals and parades unfold right before your eyes on our beautiful lawns and under our shade trees. In the winter, bring your sled and your sense of adventure while you barrel down our sledding hill under the Christmas lights while shoppers stroll and savor.
If you want to get away from it all without going far at all, we have the perfect solution. Nestled along the banks of the Wenatchee River just a few blocks from the downtown core, Waterfront Park is a birdwatcher’s heaven. Eagles and osprey are everyday sights, along with warblers and other spring migrants once the winter’s chill wears off. See a flash of color in the thickets? It could be a Western Tanager, Lazuli Bunting or American Goldfinch. Dip your toes…or a whole lot more with an inner tube…in the Wenatchee with the birds as your soundtrack. When the snow flies, strap on the snowshoes or cross country skis and transport yourself to a winter wonderland. All of this, literally within a few blocks of the downtown core.
Game on! Enchantment Park boasts two softball fields, a junior baseball field that doubles as a youth soccer field, our new Bike Pump Park (paved), new Skateboard Park and a playground. The parking lot can fit a large number of vehicles on site as well as up to 3 buses. Need to take a victory lap, or walk off that loss? Trails linking directly to the city’s scenic Waterfront Park recreation area do the job. In addition, Enchantment Trail, Rafters Trial, Bear Trail, and Deer Trail feature walking and bicycle paths through unspoiled country, and Enchantment Bridge connects you to Blackbird Island.
Lions Club Park
Located just off Highway 2 between City Hall and the community pool, Lions Club Park offers a sanctuary of shade trees and soft green grass. Come to the park and enjoy one of the many picnic tables or the picnic shelter, stretch out on the grass, pick up locally grown fruit and veggies at the weekly Farmers Market (seasonal), play some frisbee or catch and just watch the world go by.
Lake Wenatchee State Park
Located 20 mintues from Leavenworth, Lake Wenatchee State Park is a 489-acre camping park with 12,623 feet of waterfront on glacier-fed Lake Wenatchee and the Wenatchee River. The park is bisected by the Wenatchee River, creating two distinct areas — South Park, with areas for camping, swimming and horseback riding; and North Park, in a less developed, forested section, a quarter-mile walk from the lake.