Snow Shoeing in Haney Meadow Loop Trail, Wenatchee, Washington USA

Trail length:
Best snow shoeing season:
December to March
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.

Haney Meadow Loop is located on the Central Cascade Mountain, at the Wenatchee National Forest. It is 7 mi/11.2 km long and has an elevation gain of 1600 ft/487 m. You can walk part of the trail in about eight hours or walk it all the way, which will take you about two days out and back.

The trail is open for snowshoeing from December through late March. It is ideal for practitioners of all skill levels, but for those who plan to spend the night on the mountain, they must be very well equipped with low temperatures camping gear. Haney Meadow Loop Trail is the place to go if you are seeking for peace and solitude.

You can scroll through dark forests, fantastic views of the mountains and many beautiful open meadows where you can enjoy untouched snow. You will also come across a wide variety of plants and animals to observe. Don’t forget to take with you a map and a compass.