We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Wenatchee, WA 98801
Phone Number:
+1 509-664-9200
Website
Description:

Scenic forest great for hiking, rock climbing and horseback riding.

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 30 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
The National Parks Service is offers a variety of attactions, all worth seeing.

You need to go there to appreciate the beauty of this great country. Photos and other media do not do it justice, go there and you will understand.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
50wt
,
Wenatchee, Washington
Add Photo Write a Review

30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 28: English reviews
Wenatchee, Washington
Level Contributor
86 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You need to go there to appreciate the beauty of this great country. Photos and other media do not do it justice, go there and you will understand.

Helpful?
Thank 50wt
NH
Level Contributor
266 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We had a great day exploring the Wenatchee National Forest in our rented convertible. The natural beauty of the area cannot be overstated, and we were lucky to be there when there were no crowds.

Helpful?
Thank GraceMarieGMC
Wenatchee, Washington
Level Contributor
30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This area is huge. There have been fires in the past due to the fact that most of the areas annual precipitation falls as snow, but that leaves approx. 300 days of sun a year. When you combine this area with the Okanogan, you get 4 million acres that is full of pretty much any type of recreation you can... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank William W
Bothell, Washington
Level Contributor
50 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Tumwater Canyon IS my most favorite place. I drive through it numerous times every year and have been doing so since I was too young to remember. It is gorgeous in all seasons of the year, with its raging water in the spring, its exposed rocks in the summer, its colorful leaves in the autumn, and especially the white wintery... More 

Helpful?
Thank caribcruiser2015
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 4 October 2016

great hike into the mountains. can be tiring with the steep uphill climb and can be slick going down. the weather is nice in Wenatchee sunny skies and warmer temps as compared to the Seattle area.

Helpful?
Thank Jill T
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
179 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We drove through this place on the way to Seattle. The drive was amazing. Such wonderful views with plenty of trails and other activities to do along the way.

Helpful?
1 Thank Martiniy
Arizona
Level Contributor
847 reviews
340 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

The drive through this area is absolutely stunning. Plenty of camping and hiking as well as lakes. The mountains that surround you are spectacular. Not to be missed!

Helpful?
2 Thank Deanne A
Bangkok, Thailand
Level Contributor
1,736 reviews
781 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 881 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Wenatchee National Forest is one of the country's natural treasures.... beautiful forests, mountains, waterfalls, streams, and lots of wildlife. Gorgeous drives and trails for hiking.

Helpful?
2 Thank Raintree_Thailand
Fremont, California
Level Contributor
5,235 reviews
3,379 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,673 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We have been to the Wenatchee National Forest a number of times. Its very pretty forest area with lakes, etc. There are hiking, picnics, and camping possibilities. This time we just drove through a section of it on our way from Leavenworth to Kent.

Helpful?
2 Thank mini
Washington
Level Contributor
495 reviews
276 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We went to the Wenatchee National Forest, Naches section, which is next to the eastern side of Mount Rainier. There are so many campgrounds, trails day use areas accessible off the highway. The beautiful river runs fast, and the views are breathtaking.

Helpful?
2 Thank interviewtraveler

Travellers who viewed Wenatchee National Forest also viewed

 

Been to Wenatchee National Forest? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Wenatchee National Forest and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
over a year ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Wenatchee National Forest staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?