Leavenworth, WA Trails and Parks

Leavenworth has 143 trails in the vicinity, including 43 hiking trails and 29 for backcountry skiing & snowboarding. These trails range from 1 to 42 miles in length. The longest trail in Leavenworth is Entiat Mountains a well-known trail measuring 42 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Enchantment Lakes, Icicle Gorge Trail and Spider Meadow - Buck Creek Pass Loop (Backpacking). Trails.com member Jason L. recently completed Ruby Creek - Camas Creek.

More information on the best trails in Leavenworth can be found below.
  • Enchantment Lakes

    7 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    The quintessential Alpine Lakes Wilderness hike to the fabled Enchantment Lakes. No hike in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness compares with a walk through the Enchantment Lakes. Not even close. It ...
    •  Overnight backpacking trip
    •  25 miles
    •  Guide

    The quintessential Alpine Lakes Wilderness hike to the fabled Enchantment Lakes. No hike in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness compares ...

  • Eightmile Lake Trail

    3 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    The Icicle River Valley burned in the summer of 1994. At least one-third of the trees along this trail—ponderosa pine, hemlocks, and cedars—were transformed into charred sentinels and silver ...
    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  6.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Icicle River Valley burned in the summer of 1994. At least one-third of the trees along this trail—ponderosa pine, hemlocks, ...

  • Spider Meadow Trail

    2 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    Beneath a spectacular headwall of cliffs and waterfalls sprawls a marvelous wide meadow valley, the reward for a 5-mile walk into the Glacier Peak Wilderness. Camping is amid flower fields, beside ...
    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Beneath a spectacular headwall of cliffs and waterfalls sprawls a marvelous wide meadow valley, the reward for a 5-mile walk ...

  • Enchantment Lakes

    2 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    The “Chants” is a magical and legendary place of shiny granite, sparkling waters, perpetual snow?elds, proli?c herds of mountain goats, and—in autumn—golden larches. Hike to this chain of mystically ...
    •  26 miles
    •  Guide

    The “Chants” is a magical and legendary place of shiny granite, sparkling waters, perpetual snow?elds, proli?c herds of mountain ...

  • Entiat Mountains

    2 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    The Entiat Mountains’ high ridgeline roads provide fabulous views of the Cascade Range, particularly from the lookout on 5,814-foot Sugarloaf Peak. Easy, though rocky in places, on native-surface ...
    •  Easy
    •  2.5 hours
    •  42 miles
    •  Guide

    The Entiat Mountains’ high ridgeline roads provide fabulous views of the Cascade Range, particularly from the lookout on ...

  • Chiwaukum Creek Trail

    2 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    Hikers who weary of winter and hunger for flowers will appreciate early flower displays found along Chiwaukum Creek, east of Stevens Pass, in late spring. The flowers begin in late May and continue ...
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    Hikers who weary of winter and hunger for flowers will appreciate early flower displays found along Chiwaukum Creek, east ...

  • Mount Stuart: Cascadian Couloir

    2 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    Mount Stuart, the highest summit of the Stuart Range and one of the dominant landmarks of the Cascade Range, is visible from nearly every high ridge and summit in the northeast and central Cascades. ...
    •  8 - 10 hours trailhead to summit; best done as 2 or 3 day climb
    •  13 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Stuart, the highest summit of the Stuart Range and one of the dominant landmarks of the Cascade Range, is visible from ...

  • Stevens Pass Cross-Country

    1 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    This cleverly designed cross-country ski area is molded into the restrictive confines of the shoe-box–shaped Mill Creek valley. The creative designers of this stepchild of the Steven Pass Resort ...
    •  5 hours
    •  15 miles
    •  Guide

    This cleverly designed cross-country ski area is molded into the restrictive confines of the shoe-box–shaped Mill Creek valley. ...

  • Nason Ridge

    1 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    Nothing beats beginning a difficult ride with a hearty climb. This advanced ridge ride, overlooking Lake Wenatchee, takes you to the panoramic heights of Round Mountain. It’s also highly regarded ...
    •  5 hours
    •  17.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Nothing beats beginning a difficult ride with a hearty climb. This advanced ridge ride, overlooking Lake Wenatchee, takes ...

  • Ruby Creek - Camas Creek

    1 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    With its high ridges and views of the craggy peaks of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, and its deep canyons lush with many species of trees, this convenient (it begins and ends on U.S. 97) loop is ...
    •  Easy
    •  50 minutes
    •  14.7 miles
    •  Guide

    With its high ridges and views of the craggy peaks of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, and its deep canyons lush with many species ...

  • Icicle Ridge

    1 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    A long backpack along the crest of Icicle Ridge. Icicle Ridge is one of the longest, highest hikes in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. The ridge forms the divide between Tumwater and Icicle Canyons, ...
    •  Overnight backpacking trip
    •  37.3 miles
    •  Guide

    A long backpack along the crest of Icicle Ridge. Icicle Ridge is one of the longest, highest hikes in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. ...

  • Cashmere Mountain: West Ridge via Windy Pass

    1 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    Cashmere Mountain is a great pyramid-shaped peak rising up from Icicle Creek Canyon about 10 miles west of Leavenworth. It is one of the most prominent peaks of the Cascades’ eastern front range, ...
    •  6 - 8 hours trailhead to summit
    •  17 miles
    •  Guide

    Cashmere Mountain is a great pyramid-shaped peak rising up from Icicle Creek Canyon about 10 miles west of Leavenworth. It ...

  • Wenatchee Ridge

    1 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    Ridge after ridge, gleaming and snow-covered, roll south and north like white waves, giving this top-of-the-world ski route along Wenatchee Ridge a sense of space and grandeur. Avalanche potential: ...
    •  4 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    Ridge after ridge, gleaming and snow-covered, roll south and north like white waves, giving this top-of-the-world ski route ...

  • Icicle Ridge

    1 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    “Icicle” is an interpretation of the native word “nasikelt” meaning “steep-sided canyon.” The ridge forming the northern boundary of Icicle Canyon is indeed steep-sided, but by climbing it lengthwise ...
    •  9 hours
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    “Icicle” is an interpretation of the native word “nasikelt” meaning “steep-sided canyon.” The ridge forming the northern ...

  • Big Jim Mountain: North Slope / Ridge

    1 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    Big Jim Mountain is one of the high points of Icicle Ridge. It is a commanding but gentle peak compared with its craggy neighbors across Icicle Creek Canyon and offers a relatively easy scrambling ...
    •  5 - 6 hours trailhead to summit
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    Big Jim Mountain is one of the high points of Icicle Ridge. It is a commanding but gentle peak compared with its craggy neighbors ...

  • Lanham Lake

    1 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    This narrow forest trail climbs gently alongside a gurgling ice-rimmed creek and leads to a picturesque alpine lake. The trail is often attempted by cross-country skiers, but the narrow path ...
    •  3 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This narrow forest trail climbs gently alongside a gurgling ice-rimmed creek and leads to a picturesque alpine lake. The ...

  • Leavenworth Cruise

    1 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    This ride is an exhilarating ride through gorgeous Cascade Mountain valleys. The scenery alone will take your breath away, and the route includes a steady climb and a hairpin descent. Leavenworth ...
    •  38.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride is an exhilarating ride through gorgeous Cascade Mountain valleys. The scenery alone will take your breath away, ...

  • Tumwater Pipeline Trail

    1 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    This is a short and easy hike, and some hikers may choose to combine it with another hike in the Leavenworth area. The trail is not well publicized but you may have noticed an old metal bridge ...
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a short and easy hike, and some hikers may choose to combine it with another hike in the Leavenworth area. The trail ...

  • Mad River Vacation Trail

    0 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    Here is a glorious place to take children for 3 days or a week. You’ll find streams to wade in, a lake to swim in, loop trips, and viewpoints—all on a plateau where the subalpine forest is richly ...
    •  Backpack
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    Here is a glorious place to take children for 3 days or a week. You’ll find streams to wade in, a lake to swim in, loop trips, ...

  • Hidden Lake Trail

    0 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    Hidden Lake lies unseen scarcely a half mile above huge Lake Wenatchee. Many families will prefer Hidden Lake, away from the crowds at Lake Wenatchee State Park, for its ponderosa-pine setting ...
    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    Hidden Lake lies unseen scarcely a half mile above huge Lake Wenatchee. Many families will prefer Hidden Lake, away from ...

  • Pineapple Pass

    0 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    This excellent introduction to the Alpental backcountry takes you to the pretty Pineapple Basin and past the east face of The Tooth, which is many a Seattle mountaineer’s first summit. ...
    •  4 hours
    •  6 km (4 ) miles
    •  Guide

    This excellent introduction to the Alpental backcountry takes you to the pretty Pineapple Basin and past the east face of ...

  • The Chiwaukum Traverse

    0 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    A winter visit to the Chiwaukum Range west of Leavenworth will reignite your love of wilderness. Visible from Stevens Pass Ski Area, the Chiwaukums are the quiet cousins of The Enchantments. ...
    •  2-4 days
    •  27 km (17 ) miles
    •  Guide

    A winter visit to the Chiwaukum Range west of Leavenworth will reignite your love of wilderness. Visible from Stevens Pass ...

  • Colchuck Peak: Colchuck Glacier

    0 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    The Colchuck Glacier is a 2500-foot, north-facing ski descent nestled in the scenic terrain of the Stuart Range. From a col above 8000 feet down to Colchuck Lake, the craggy granite northwest ...
    •  1-2 days
    •  24 km (14 ) miles
    •  Guide

    The Colchuck Glacier is a 2500-foot, north-facing ski descent nestled in the scenic terrain of the Stuart Range. From a col ...

  • Cannon Mountain: Cannon Couloir

    0 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    Just like a number of tours in this book, skiing the Cannon Couloir shows you another half-dozen objectives to add to your tick list. From the approach route, the couloir is so obvious and in-your-face ...
    •  8-9 hours
    •  15 km (9.5 ) miles
    •  Guide

    Just like a number of tours in this book, skiing the Cannon Couloir shows you another half-dozen objectives to add to your ...

  • The Central Cascades Traverse

    0 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    This wild crossing links traverses through The Enchantments, Wenatchee Mountains, and Snoqualmie High Peaks and is intended to inspire creativity in Cascadian exploration. These three spines ...
    •  7 days
    •  90 km (56 ) miles
    •  Guide

    This wild crossing links traverses through The Enchantments, Wenatchee Mountains, and Snoqualmie High Peaks and is intended ...