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Tumwater Campground Snowshoe

Central Cascades


Central Cascades -- Leavenworth Area
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Highest Point: 2050 ft.


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Northwest Forest Pass

For a quiet snowshoe on flat terrain, try this ranger recommended hike just outside of Leavenworth.

It's likely you'll be relatively alone on this walk, since it's a closed campground in the winter and most of the locals will be playing in the mountains at Stevens Pass, but the walk makes a nice jaunt outside, and is wonderful for kids, beginner snowshoers, or a brief workout if you don't have time to leave town.

Note that this campground was closed by the Tumwater Fire in 2015, so be on the lookout for burned snags during windy days and consider hiking somewhere else.

During your loop, take a detour to campsite 18, where you can access the adjacent river.


Tumwater Campground Snowshoe

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 47.6780, -120.7324 Open map in new window


Central Cascades -- Leavenworth Area

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Wenatchee River Ranger District

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Getting There

From Leavenworth, drive west on Highway 2 for about 10 miles. The campground is on the right side of the highway, down Forest Road 112.

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Northwest Forest Pass

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