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

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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 an amazing landscape of colourful birds and wildflowers. The trail is 3.5mi/5.6km long, out and back, a two to three hours hike, with minimal elevation gain.

The trail from the South side, leads you to a network of smaller trails towards the east side of Crab Creek. The small ponds are full of life and during autumn, duck hunters are all over the place. If you visit during spring, the variety of the blooming wildflowers is amazing. There is a lot of exploring to do and many interesting wildlife animals and plants to discover.

This place is perfect for those into birdwatching and photography. You can hike this area, all year round, but the best time to visit is during spring. Gloyd Seeps South 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
76.4mi/123km, 1hr 43mins
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 J3, continue straight towards Moses Lake-Stratford Rd and turn right on Rd 16 NE until you meet a Y junction where you turn left.
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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