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Spring, Summer & Fall

Recreational opportunities in and around the Leavenworth Area


Did you know that the Audubon Society listed Leavenworth as one of the best birding hotspots?


There are a number of amazing campgrounds you can explore in the area that are beautiful.


Within 10 miles of town, you’ll find 50 crags featuring climbs of varied difficulty on clean, solid granite.

Cycling & Mountain Biking

If you love to ride, Leavenworth is your paradise. With miles of trails to explore you’ll find adventure.


Steelhead. Salmon. Trout. Perch. All within easy casting distance along the lakes, creeks and rivers around Leavenworth.


Golfers have a wealth of choices in Leavenworth with championship courses played in the most beautiful of backdrops.


We have your hiking experience tailored to fit your level. You will need a pass at most national forest service trailheads.

Horseback Riding

Giddy up! Leavenworth features all manner of horseback riding for your pleasure, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced rider.


Come see why Lake Wenatchee and the Wenatchee River are a hotbed for this growing sport & activity.

Rafting & Kayaking

Start in the Icicle River with a float into Leavenworth, or attack the Wenatchee River with its class III rapids & whitewater waves.

River Tubing

Floating on the banks of the Wenatchee River, drinking in the breathtaking scenery, spying the local wildlife is a treat.


Leavenworth is a great place to run your heart out. Our extensive trail system offers challenges of all levels.


The Leavenworth Skate Park in Enchantment Park is sure to enchant skaters and riders of all levels.

Wagon & Carriage Rides

Countless proposals have occurred during the magic of a jaunt through meadows, woods, and downtown.

Water Fun

No matter your age, there’s always a reason to come to the Leavenworth Community Pool. For the kids: a giant frog slide and wading pool.


Whether you are seeking thrills, facing your fears, or just having fun with family and friends, ziplines are an exhilarating adventure.

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Backcountry Skiing

You can’t get much more “off the beaten path” than this. There are few sports as fun as backcountry skiing.


Did you know that the Audubon Society listed Leavenworth as one of the best birding hotspots in the state?

Dog Sledding

There’s nothing like the thrill of a team of dogs rushing you past snow-covered birches and pines as the snowflakes fall.

Ice Climbing

Come see why we were “picked” as a top 10 climbing destination in the U.S by Rock and Ice Magazine.

Nordic Skiing

Get a fun workout and enjoy the breathtaking scenery simultaneously. We got trails in Leavenworth, Lake Wenatchee & Plain.

Skiing & Snowboarding

If you don’t feel like driving more than a mile, cruise on up to our own ski hill, complete with rope tows, terrain park, and tubing.

Sledding & Tubing

One glance downtown in winter tells you all you need to know about sledding in Leavenworth…opportunities are everywhere.

Sleigh Rides

We would paint the mental picture, but you’ve already done it, haven’t you? Warm blankets on your knees. Frost on your breath.


There are so many reasons why Leavenworth is considered one of the premier snowmobile locations in the country.


Beautiful forests, vast meadows, a feast for your eyes, solitude for your soul. Sound like the perfect day? Us, too.

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