wenatchee river accesses compiled by k & r spencer 08-01-2006

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WENATCHEE RIVER ACCESSES Compiled by K & R Spencer 08-01-2006. THE WENATCHEE RIVER DIFFICULTY RANGES FROM CLASS I TO V+ YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR KNOWING IF YOU POSSESS THE SKILL LEVEL REQUIRED FOR THE SECTION YOU CHOOSE. LAKE WENATCHEE. WENATCHEE NATIONAL FOREST LAND, - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • WENATCHEE RIVERACCESSES

    Compiled by K & R Spencer08-01-2006

  • THE WENATCHEE RIVER DIFFICULTY RANGES FROM CLASS I TO V+

    YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR KNOWING IF YOU POSSESS THE SKILL LEVEL REQUIRED FOR THE SECTION YOU CHOOSE

  • LAKE WENATCHEEWENATCHEE NATIONAL FOREST LAND,NEAR THE RANGER STATION

  • TURN TOWARD THE LAKE FROM HWY 207 AT THE RANGER STATION, THEN GO TO THE DIRT RD JUST UPLAKE of 17499 N SHORE DRIVE (Building 1211)

  • LANDING AREA

  • MORE INFO

    THE GATED DIRT ROAD IS ABOUT A QUARTER MILE LONG, DOWNHILLWE BELIEVE THE GRAVEL LOT ACROSS FROM THE GATE COULD BE USED FOR PARKINGIT COULD BE A TAKEOUT FOR A WHITE RIVER TRIP

  • LAKE WENATCHEEUNIVERSITY BEACH(POPULAR WITH WIND SURFERS)

  • PARKING FOR UNIVERSITY BEACHIS 1.2 MILES FROM THE N SHORE RDAND HWY 207 JUNCTION. WATCH FOR A SIGN WHICH SAYS YMCA CAMP

  • IT IS BETWEEN THE YMCA CAMP AND THE FIRST PRIVATE HOUSE ON N SHORE RD A TRAIL LEADS FROM N SHORE ROAD TO THE LAKE, NO SIGNS

  • LAKE WENATCHEELAKE WENATCHEE STATE PARK

  • USE SOUTH ENTRANCE TO PARK

  • DISCOVER PASS AND A DAY LAUNCH PERMIT REQUIRED, UNLESS YOU HAVE AN ANNUAL LAUNCH PERMIT WHICH WILL COVER PARKING AND LAUNCHING

  • THE SWIMMING AREA CAN BE USED FOR CANOES AND KAYAKS

  • GLACIER VIEW CAMPGROUNDWENATCHEE NATIONAL FOREST5.5 MILES FROM SOUTH STATE PARK ENTRANCE

  • IS ON OPPOSITE SIDE OF LAKE FROM OTHER SITESCAN BE A TAKEOUT FOR THE WHITE RIVER, BUT SHUTTLE IS LONGERBOAT LAUNCH FEE $5A NORTHWEST FOREST PASS REQUIRED UNLESS YOU PAID FOR A CAMPSITE

  • NEAR LAKE OUTLETBRAEBURN ROAD

  • A ROAD PARALELL TO THE LAKE WENATCHEE HIGHWAY GOES BETWEEN BRAEBURN RD AND THE RIVER, JUST DOWNSTREAMOF THE FIRST BRIDGE ACROSS THE WENATCHEE RIVER

  • BE SURE NOT TO BLOCK ACCESS OF THE BRAEBURN RDRESIDENTS, THIS CAN ALSO BE A TAKEOUT FORNASON CREEK

  • PLAIN, WAHIGHWAY RIGHT OF WAYAT BRIDGE

  • BRIDGE ON HIGHWAY 209, NEAR PLAIN, WAROOM TO PARK ABOUT 4 VEHICLES,UPSTREAM, RIVER RIGHT

  • CARRY BOATS TO RIVER

  • UPSTREAM DOWNSTREAM

  • TUMWATER CAMPGROUNDWENATCHEE NATIONAL FOREST

  • WHILE THE BRIDGE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION

    OLD ACCESS BELOW THE BRIDGE IS BLOCKED BY THE PROJECTSAFETY CONCERNS DICTATE THAT BOATERS SHOULD NOT PASS UNDER THE BRIDGE WHILE WORK IS IN PROGRESS

  • PROCEDURE APPROVED BY THE FOREST SERVICETAKEOUT ONLYUSE THE TRAIL BETWEEN CAMPSITES 13 AND 14NOTE WHAT THE TAKEOUT WILL LOOK LIKE WHEN YOU ARE PADDLINGLEAVE SHUTTLE VEHICLE IN THE DAY USE PARKING AREA OR A CAMPSITE YOU RESERVEDREMOVE BOATS AND VEHICLES AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE AFTER TAKEOUT

  • WHEN PADDLING, LOOK FOR A RIVER RIGHT EDDY, SOON AFTER THE CHIWAUKUM CREEK ENTERS THE WENATCHEE RIVER

  • WHEN CONSTRUCTION HAS BEEN COMPLETED, AN ACCESS WILL BE AVAILABLE ACROSS THE HIGHWAY FROM TUMWATER CAMPGROUND

  • LEAVENWORTH, WABELONGS TO CITY OFLEAVENWORTH

  • DIRECTIONSFROM HIGHWAY 2, TURN SOUTHWEST ONTO EAST LEAVENWORTH RD, BETWEEN THE BRIDGE AND SAFEWAYGO 7/10s of a MILE, WHEN ROAD BENDS LEFT, TAKE DIRT ROAD TO THE RIGHT

  • COMMERCIAL LAUNCHESBY PERMIT ONLY

  • PESHASTIN WDFW SITETURN AT PESHASTIN TRAFFIC LIGHT AND CROSS OVER BRIDGETURN RIGHT ONTO SCHOOL STREET AFTER THE SCHOOL ON THE RIGHTWATCH FOR A FISH ACCESS SIGN AT THE END OF THE STREET

  • ROCK AND ROLL RAPIDAPPROXIMATELY A MILE DOWNSTREAM

  • TOILET IS AVAILABLE, F&W PARKING PERMIT OR DISCOVER PASS NEEDED

  • EASY CARRY TO RIVER

  • PESHASTIN DRYDEN DAMDEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONOWNS PART AND THE CHELAN PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT OWNS PART

  • DIRECTIONSHEADING SOUTH FROM HWY 2 & 97 JCTTAKE FIRST LEFT TURN AFTER THE JUNCTION (AS IF TO CAF)TAKE SAUNDERS RD (ON YOUR LEFT)AFTER DRYDEN GUN CLUB, BUT BEFORE THE PESHASTIN CREEK BRIDGE, TURN RIGHT ONTO DOT ROADCONTINUE TO PARKING/PORTAGE/DAM AREA

  • BOATERS CARRY AROUND DAM HERE

  • LAUNCH IS JUST BELOW DRYDEN DAM

  • DAM IS A KEEPER

  • WDFW HAS PLANS TO IMPROVE THIS ACCESSWHEN FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE

    PORTABLE TOILETS AREUSUALLY AVAILABLE

  • DRYDEN WDFW SITEBELOW GORILLA FALLS

  • DIRECTIONSTAKE DRYDEN AVENUE INTO THE TOWNAT THE STOP SIGN, TURN RIGHT ONTO MAIN STGO A SHORT DISTANCE, THEN TURN LEFT ONTO DEPOT RDCROSS THE RR TRACKS, GO TO END OF PAVEMENT, THEN FOLLOW SIGN

  • TOILET & PARKINGNEED A WDFW PERMIT OR DISCOVER PASS

  • RODEO HOLEWDFW ACCESS(OFFICIAL NAME: FOX ACCESS)

  • DIRECTIONS FROM CASHMERETURN TOWARD RIVER AT APLETS WAY (STOP LIGHT ON HIGHWAY)TURN RIGHT ONTO SUNSET HIGHWAYGO A COUPLE OF MILES, AFTER A LONG GUARD RAIL, WATCH FOR A HOUSE WITH A BLUE METAL ROOF NUMBER 7444 IS ON HOUSETURN INTO LOWER DRIVEWAY, WATCH OUT FOR ORCHARD VEHICLES, STAY TO LEFT WHEN THE ROAD FORKS

  • DIRECTIONS FROM DRYDENIF DRIVING TOWARD WENATCHEE, TURN RIGHT ONTO JOHNSON RD AT DRYDEN INTERSECTIONMAKE A QUICK LEFT ONTO STINE HILL RDSHORTLY AFTER THE 2ND PINE FLATS LOOP RD, TURN LEFT ONTO UNMARKED RD (THE LOWER OF THE TWO) (YOU WILL BE 1.6 MILES FROM DRYDEN INTERSECTION)STAY TO THE LEFT WHEN THE ROAD FORKS

  • THIS IS A POPULAR PLACE

  • TOILET, PARKING, & POISON OAKWDFW PERMIT OR DISCOVER PASS REQUIRED

  • TURKEY SHOOTWDFW ACCESS

    TURN OFF HWY 2/97 AT CASHMERES UPSTREAM STOP LIGHT, CROSSING THE RIVER ON APLETS WAYAFTER CROSSING THE RAILROAD TRACK, WATCH FOR SUNSET HWY ON YOUR RIGHT AND TURN THEREGO 1.5 MILES AND TURN RIGHT ONTO TURKEY SHOOT RDGO .7 MILES, ACCESS IS AT END, REQUIRES A PERMIT OR PASS

  • HAS TOILET, EASY CARRY TO RIVER

  • GOODWIN BRIDGEROAD RIGHT OF WAYABOVE SNOW BLIND RAPID

  • OPPOSITE HAY CANYON RD

  • HAVE TO LIFT OVER GUARD RAIL

  • RIVERSIDE PARKCASHMERE, WATurn off Highway 2 at mile 111.1. You will be turning onto Aplets Way which crosses the river and enters Cashmere. Follow the signs that direct you to Riverside Park which is located on the downstream river right side of the bridge.This is the usual takeout for the Class III section of the Wenatchee River

  • RESTROOMS, PARKING,PICNIC TABLES

  • LANDING IS ON RIVER RIGHT,BELOW BRIDGE

  • CASHMERE, WAdownstream of Cotlets Way BridgeGO INTO CASHMERE VIA THE COTLETS WAY BRIDGE, THEN IMMEDIATELY TURN LEFT ONTO RIVERFRONT DRIVEPARK ON ROAD RIGHT OF WAY, AFTER PARKHILL STNO FACILLITIES, SHORT TRAIL TO RIVER

  • MONITOR # 2WDFW ACCESSA PERMIT OR PASS REQUIRED

  • DIRECTIONS FROM MONITORCROSS WENATCHEE RIVER INTO MONITORFROM MAIN STREET, TURN RIGHT ONTO PIONEERTURN RIGHT ONTO OLD MONITOR RDTURN LEFT ONTO DIRT ROAD JUST BEFORE THE ONE LANE BRIDGE

  • DIRECTIONS FROM CASHMEREGOING SOUTH, TURN RIGHT AT ANJOU BAKERY, ONTO OLD MONITOR RDTURN RIGHT ONTO DIRT ROAD JUST AFTER CROSSING THE ONE WAY BRIDGE

  • LOCATED JUST ABOVE A FISH TRAP

  • MONITOR #1WDFW ACCESSA PERMIT OR PASS REQUIRED

  • CROSS BRIDGE AT MONITOR, THEN TURN RIGHT

  • SLEEPY HOLLOW BRIDGEROAD RIGHT OF WAY ANDLAND ON RIVER RIGHT OF BRIDGE WHICH IS OWNED BY CHELAN COUNTY

  • DIRECTIONSTURN OFF OF HIGHWAY 2 AT LOWER SUNNYSLOPE ROAD (THERE IS A LEFT TURN LANE FOR PEOPLE GOING NORTH) TURN RIGHT ONTO SLEEPY HOLLOW RDCROSS BRIDGE, USE 20 MINUTE PARK ZONE ON DOWN STREAM SIDE OF BRIDGEDURING SUMMER, A TOILET MAY BE PLACED ON THE OTHER SIDE OF ROAD

  • RULESAFTER UNLOADING, GO BACK TO LOWER SUNNYSLOPE ROAD TO PARKPLEASE BE CONSIDERATE OF THE NEIGHBORSTHE CHELAN COUNTY SHERIFF HAS REQUESTED WE REPORT VIOLATIONS TO 509-663-9911

  • GO TO LEFT OF POWER POLETO GET TO THE RIVER

  • LOOKING UPSTREAM

  • LOOKING DOWNSTREAM

  • WENATCHEE CONFLUENCE STATE PARKFrom U S Hwy 2/97, heading east: Look for Hwy 2 exit at Wenatchee interchange as you go downhill into Wenatchee Follow Confluence State Park signs which begin at the first stoplight after the interchange

  • REQUIRES A SHORT PADDLE UP THE COLUMBIA RIVER,A DISCOVER PASS UNLESS YOU ARE CAMPING

  • USE DOCK OR BEACH

  • OTHER AMENITIES59 CAMPSITES, RESTROOM, PICNIC TABLES, REC VEHICLE DUMP, RIVERFRONT TRAIL (10 MILE LOOP)

  • WALLA WALLA POINT

    PART OF THE RIVERFRONT PARK ALONG THE COLUMBIARIVER IN WENATCHEE

  • DIRECTIONS FROM NORTH END OF WENATCHEE,WHEN HEADING SOUTHTURN LEFT ONTO HAWLEY ST FROM WENATCHEE AVENUE (AT STOP LIGHT)TURN RIGHT ONTO MILLER STTURN LEFT ONTO WALLA WALLA AVETURN LEFT INTO WALLA WALLA PARK, BEFORE LOWES HARDWAREPARK NEAR RESTROOM

  • TURN TO THE RIGHT AT THE JUNCTION WITH THE COLUMBIA, WATCH THE RIGHT SHORE FOR A SHORT FOOT BRIDGE WHICH GOES TO AN ISLAND, GO UNDER THE BRIDGE IF YOU CAN, OR AROUND THE ISLAND AND INTO THE SWIMMING AREA

  • OTHER AMENITIESRESTROOM, PLAYGROUND, SWIMMING BEACH, TENNIS COURTS, PICNIC TABLES, RIVERFRONT TRAIL (10 MILE LOOP)

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