Wenatchee National Forest


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Wenatchee National Forest

Address:215 Melody Ln
Wenatchee, WA 98801

Phone:509-664-9200
Fax:509-664-9280
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r6/wenatchee
Size: 2,200,000 acres.
Location:Central Washington. Accessible by I-90; US 2, 97, and 12. Nearby cities/towns include Chelan, Tonasket, Entiat, Naches, Ellensburg, Leavenworth, and Wenatchee.
Facilities:100+ campgrounds, group camps, dispersed camping, cabins, picnic areas, trails (2,500 miles), boat ramps, scenic overlooks, scenic drives, 7 wilderness areas.
Activities:Camping, fishing, boating, canoeing, rafting, hiking, mushroom gathering, berry picking, horseback riding, mountain biking, skiing, snowmobiling, rock hounding, rock climbing, mountain climbing.
Special Features:Some of the Northwest's best rock-climbing sites at Liberty Bell Mountain, Icicle Canyon, and Tumwater Canyon; unique Boulder Cave, a natural stone tunnel formed by erosion and weather, reached by a wheelchair-accessible trail.

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Forest Service and spent most of his time in the Wenatchee National Forest doing whatever the situation called for, he said.
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There's been quite a bit of recognition because it was quite a remarkable act of selfless heroism,'' said Paul Hart, spokesman for the Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forests in central Washington state, where Welch works in a ranger district.
At 12:06, the dispatch office ordered the helicopter," Jan Flatten, the environmental officer for the Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forests, told FOX News on August 1st.