Extreme Hiking / Hiking in Gloyd Seeps North Trail, Wenatchee, Washington USA

Trail length:
5 mi/8 km
Best hiking time:
During Spring
Wenatchee is the largest city of Chelan County, located in North Central Washington and lies on the west side of the Columbia River. The city is also known as the Apple Capital of the world, due to the valley's apple cultivations.

Gloyd Seeps Wildlife Area is protected by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. It is a narrow, but very long zone of a protected ecosystem. The trail from the North side is 5 mi/8 km long, out and back, about three hours hike, with minimal elevation gain. The trail leads you through amazing bird habitats, such as bluebirds and sharp tailed grouse.

By the end of the trail, you reach the beautiful Willow Lake and South Willow Lake, where geese and swans nest during winder. There is a lot of exploring to do, without having to follow a certain trail. You can hike this area, all year round, but the best time to visit is during spring. Gloyd Seeps North Trail, is an interesting and rewarding hike for nature enthusiasts, suitable for all skill levels.

How to Get to Destination

145mi/233km, 2hrs 23mins
Head East on I-90 E and take exit 85 to WA-970 N towards Wenatchee. Turn left on WA-10/WA-970 and enter US-2 E/US-97 N and continue towards N Wenatchee Ave.
BY CAR FROM Wenatchee
60mi/96.5km, 1hr 22mins
From S Wenatchee Ave make an open right turn to enter WA-285S/Stevens St, turn left to remain on WA-28E, turn right on Rd 20 NE and right again on Rd E NE. Follow this gravel road for 1 mile. At a sharp right turn in the road, find the large parking area on the left side
Sea-Tac International Airport,
146mi/234km from Wenatchee Town

From downtown Seattle, not far from the airpor,  the King Street Train Station is a perfect way to get to Wenatchee. The station offers an enclosed waiting area, with restrooms, ATM and a ticket office. It is located on 303 South Jackson Street.


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