Pine River Ranch
 An All-Suite Bed & Breakfast located near Leavenworth WA 
(800) 669-3877  info@prranch.com

Leavenworth Hotels

Walking, hiking and biking Activities

Pine River Ranch has great trails right out our back door or take a short drive to Leavenworth and Lake Wenatchee for an abundance of trails forPine River Ranch Leavenworth Views any skill level. During the winter, Pine River Ranch provides sno-shoes for our guests to explore the grounds right from their back porch!

Walks, Hikes & Bikes: Trails around the Leavenworth and Wenatchee Area

Nason View Trail:  Starts from the Kahler Glen Golf Course (1 mile from Pine River Ranch) and goes just above Nason Creek...look down at the Pine River Ranch from the trail.

Squirrel Run Trail: An easy rolling trip through mostly forested areas. In the winter this crosses the snowmobile trails often so make sure to use caution. (Snowmobile trails are marked with orange trailblazes)

 

The Wenatchee National Forest :  Consists of 2.2 million acres and approximately 40 percent is designated as Wilderness in seven Wilderness Areas. There are over 2,500 miles of recreational trails...be sure to pack a lunch!

 

Downtown Wenatchee, Ohme Gardens: If you are visiting in April-October plan an afternoon trip to wonder through the beautiful Ohme GardensHummingbirds at Pine River Ranch($7.00 admission). There is nearly a mile of trails winding through lush foliage, towering cedar and firs and beautiful waterfalls and pools. Most people spend around an hour at the gardens before going into Downtown Wenatchee for lunch at a wonderful local eatery or great coffee house. Downtown Wenatchee also has some great trails at Riverfront Park.  Open year round. (Take the River Crossing Pedestrian bridge at 1st St and N. Wenatchee Ave. into Riverfront Park.

 

Art Walk at the Sleeping Lady Mountain Retreat: The owner of The Sleeping Lady Resort, Harriet Bullitt has put together a great collection of pieces if you are looking for an afternoon visit and an easy stroll through the beautiful art gallery.

 

Chiwawa Sno Park: Offers some great skiing. (Look for blue diamond trailblazes.) The Sea & Ski Trail is about 5 miles & follows along the Wenatchee River.

Flying Loop Trail: Climbs 600 feet (for experiences skiers) and has views of Entiat Ridge, Chiwaukum  Mountains and the Plain Valley.

The Leavenworth Winter Sports Club grooms 24 km of trails in Leavenworth. Visit us in the main house or call 509-548-5115 for more info. Trails start at the Leavenworth golf course, waterfront near downtown Leavenworth as well as the Skil Hill Trails and Icicle River Trail.

 

Ski Hill Trails: Wide trails with lots of loop options for different difficulties and scenery. You can see the Ski Hill lodge built in the 1930s by the YCC and also the Nordic ski jumps in the hillsides. This trail also passes the Summer Theater Venue where the Sound of Music plays.

 

Icicle River trail: An easy stroll along the Icicle river (about 3 ½ miles long but no rough terrain.) The trailhead starts about 15 miles up Icicle Canyon, a beautiful drive to get there.   You can also grab a yummy lunch at O’Grady’s Deli on the way back after you’ve worked up an appetite!

Other Leavenworth Event Links
 

The Leavenworth Summer Theater
     The largest outdoor theater between Seattle and Spokane gets over 20,000 people annually attending the magnificent live plays. Summer productions have included such classics as The Sound of Music, Oklahoma!, Fiddler on the Roof and My Fair Lady.  During November and December indoor productions include The Foreigner & a musically produced A Christmas Carol.


Icicle Creek Music Center
      Concerts feature beautiful music from Vienna, France, Spain and America.  Leavenworth's ensemble, Kairos Quartet, performs.


Projekt Bayern

     A group of Leavenworth business people committed to the enhancement and education of the "Bavarian Theme" of Leavenworth.

The Leavenworth Echo

     The web site for the local Leavenworth newspaper.


Leavenworth Video

     A web site where you can order and purchase a video of Leavenworth, Washington.


Pass Report - Road Conditions

     The Department of Transportation's web site for information on travel over Snoqualmie or Stevens Pass in the winter months.

Lake Wenatchee State Park
     
     Lake Wenatchee State Park is located one mile from the Pine River Ranch and spans 489 acres with 12.623 feet of waterfront. Golf, horseback ride, hike, enjoy the beach or play in the beautiful (but cold) Lake Wenatchee. See the web site for more information.


Official Wenatchee National Forest Web Site
     The Pine River Ranch is located amidst the Wenatchee National Forest.  This site has current recreational information of the area.  Hiking, biking and permit information.

 


Other Leavenworth Places to Visit

Plain Hardware Best mocha around, Souvenirs, 'Plain' T-shirts, Candles, Soaps, and YES they even have hardware, Check out their web-sight, and definitely stop by for a look around.

Applets & Cotlets
509-782-2191 117 Mission Ave., Cashmere. Continuous 15-minute tours, charming country store, plus free samples!

Chelan Co. Historical Soc. 509-782-3230, Cashmere   Pioneer, natural and Native American history and artifacts. The pioneer village includes actual pioneer cabins and furnishings.

Icicle Junction 65 Hwy. 2 Leavenworth  Mini golf, bumper boats, train rides, movie theater.

Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery 509-548-7641 Icicle Road Leavenworth   Exhibits that identify the fish and describe their environmental needs

Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum 509-548-4708 735 Front St,  Leavenworth   The only all-nutcracker museum in the US, nutcrackers from the 15th century to present times. 

Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center 509-664-3340 127 S. Mission St. Wenatchee    A cultural center and museum with programs and exhibits focusing on history, natural history, art and cultural heritage of the people of North Central Washington.


Ohme Gardens 509-662-5785 3327 Ohme Rd. Wenatchee Nationally acclaimed 9-acre alpine garden perched high on a rocky bluff above the Columbia River. Stone pathways, spectacular views, pools, waterfalls Apr. 15-Oct. 15 daily.

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory 636 Front Street - The Brewery Bldg,  Leavenworth Watch candy makers hand-fashion Rocky Mountain Chocolates.

Rocky Reach Dam Visitor’s Center Highway 97-A, Wenatchee   Interpretive museum, fish ladder, fish-viewing room, café & gift shop.

Village Art in the Park Leavenworth    Renowned professional and amateur artisans exhibit in Leavenworth City Park 1st weekend in May through 2nd weekend of October

Washington Apple Commission Visitors Center & Gift Shop Wenatchee Apple samples. Interactive displays covering apple blossom pollination, orchard cultivation and marketing. Unique gifts available. Open weekdays year round. Support our local fruit growers!