Chelan Lakeshore Trail—Spring has sprung along Washington’s inland fjord

Quick Facts: Location: Central Cascades Land Agency: National Park Service Roundtrip: 10.0 miles Elevation Gain: 1,000 feet Green Trails Map: Stehekin, WA- No. 82 Contact: Lake Chelan National Recreation Area,  Golden West Visitor Center in Stehekin; Special Note: Accessible only by boat or sea plane. Regular passenger ferry service is available from Chelan and Field’s […]

North Navarre Peak–The Summer Blossom Trail is awesome through autumn too!

Location: Sawtooth Ridge near Lake Chelan Land Agency: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Roundtrip: 5.0 miles Elevation gain: 1,550 feet Contact: Chelan Ranger District: Wenatchee National Forest; (509) 682-2576; Green Trails Map: Prince Creek- No. 115 Notes: access is via a long and bumpy gravel road. Four-wheel drive recommended. Good to Know: Exceptional wildflowers; exceptional views; backpacking […]