Extreme Hiking / Hiking in Whiskey Dick Wildlife Area Trail, Wenatchee, Washington USA

Trail length:
8 mi/12 km
Best hiking time:
September through December
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.

Whiskey Dick Wildlife Area is the land with the most amazing variety of wildflowers in the state. The trail is 8 mi/12 km long, out and back, about six hours hike, with minimal elevation gain. There are two trails you can follow. The first trail leads you along a long ridge across Whiskey Dick Mountain while the second one leads you to the bottom of Rocky Coulee.

Both trails will give you the opportunity to admire a wide carpet of blooming wildflowers and many wild animals. It is possible to see or hear coyotes hunting all around this coulee country. The best time to hike this trail is from September through December. Whiskey Dick Wildlife Area Trail is a perfect and rewarding destination for nature enthusiasts, of all skill levels. Take with you a wildflower guide book.

How to Get to Destination

145mi/233km, 2hours and 23min
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
63.5mi/102km, 1hour and 15min
From S Wenatchee Ave make an open right turn to enter WA-285S/Stevens St, continue towards WA-28E, turn right on WA-281S/Central Ave S, turn right to enter I-90W to Seattle, take exit 136 to Vantage Hwy, turn left on Main St/Vantage Hwy and turn right after 8mi.
Sea-Tac International Airport,
146miles/235km 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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