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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It includes lively and informative text, images and links about communities and destinations in areas such as Wenatchee National Forest, Lake Chelan, Leavenworth, the Channeled Scablands, Moses Coulee, the Omak Stampede, historic Winthrop, the Methow Valley, Osoyoos Lake, the Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre, Oliver wine country, Summerland, Kelowna, Kalamalka Lake, Vernon's Sparkling Hill and Predator Ridge Resorts, Salmon Arm, and Gold Country near Cache Creek.
Characteristics of Spotted Owl nest trees in the Wenatchee National Forest.
One eighth of the Wenatchee National Forest, for example, is reportedly ripe for wildfire, and the requisite treatments will keep federal foresters and logging companies busy for decades.
Each ticket purchased through StubHub for either event will result in a tree being planted in the Wenatchee National Forest, a forest spanning nearly two million acres.
Last year, Hoodoo beat out two competitors to manage 18 campgrounds in the Wenatchee National Forest.
Forest Service and spent most of his time in the Wenatchee National Forest doing whatever the situation called for, he said.
Deborah Gangloff: While fighting a forest fire that is still burning on the Wenatchee National Forest, four firefighters have lost their lives.
Forest Service/Okanogan - Wenatchee National Forest and the Washington Department of Ecology are preparing a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the project.
The fires are in the Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forest, with the northeast corner spread in the Loomis State Forest.
Wenatchee National Forest, Washington: Assistant fire-management officer Michelle Ellis reports that previous prescribed burns helped to protect a number of homes from last summer's devastating Tyee Creek incident, a lightning-caused blaze that burned 140,000 acres east of the Cascades.
Kipple's car was cited in the Wenatchee National Forest in 2002, and like Kruse, he's on his second appeal.
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.