Stevens Pass Greenway

Stevens Pass Greenway

Address:c/o Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Office
PO Box 327
Leavenworth, WA 98826

Phone:509-548-5807
Web: www.byways.org/browse/byways/2231/ Description:This picturesque drive through a high mountain pass runs from a saltwater port to the rugged Cascades and through a historic railroad district. Byway is one of Washington's two year-round accessible mountain passes. It follows the wild and scenic Skykomish and Wenatchee rivers along most of its length. Originally developed for the Old Great Northern Railway, the route is rich in rail history and is now considered a major corridor for rail freight mobility. Year-round recreational opportunites along the corridor include whitewater rafting, skiing, hiking, fishing, camping, and auto touring.
Legth: 89 miles. Start/Endpoint: Byway runs from Everett east along US 2 to Leavenworth, then southeast on US 2/97 to the town of Wenatchee. Time to Allow: 2.5 hours. Designation/Year: National Scenic Byway (2005).

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12, the Washington State Department of Commerce announced its intentions to make the Stevens Pass Greenway, between Wenatchee and I-5, the first electric vehicle-friendly scenic byway in the nation.