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Find what to see and what to do. Leavenworth has many attractions, everything from art galleries and exhibits to performing arts and taking in the beautiful scenery of the nearby parks and the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. Of course there is the fabulous shopping.
Pelican Photo Gallery. Obertal Mall - 220 Ninth Street, Suite C, Leavenworth, WA 98826. Phone: 509-888-9696.
Upper Valley Museum at Leavenworth. 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA 98826. Phone: 509-548-0728.
Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery. PO Box 549, Leavenworth, WA 98826. Phone: 509-548-7641.
The hatcheries of the Leavenworth Complex (Entiat, Leavenworth and Winthrop) were placed into operation between 1940 and 1942 to lend a helping hand to the salmon of the Columbia River and its tributaries, after the construction of the Grand Coulee Dam. (Part of the US Fish and Wildlife Service web site.)
Chumstick Grange Hall, 621 Front Street.
Features live music by a variety of northwest musicians on Friday nights beginning at 7:30 pm. You can hear contemporary folk, jazz, bluegrass, Celtic, classical, international, blues or rock music -- or a combination of those styles -- and maybe even sing along on a song or two. Admission is free, but organizers pass the hat for donations for the musicians.
Leavenworth Summer Theatre. Box Office: Icicle Junction, 565 Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA. Phone: 509-548-2000.
Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. Wenatchee River Ranger District: 600 Sherbourne, Leavenworth, WA 98826. Phone: 509-548-2550.
Lake Wenatchee State Park. 21588 State Route 207, Leavenworth, WA 98826. Phone: 509-763-3101; Reservations: 1-888-226-7688.
Access to Lake Wenatchee State Park is obtained by turning north off the Stevens Pass State Route Highway 2, at Coles Corner, onto State Highway 207. It is then 3 miles to the park turnoff.
Wenatchee National Forest
GORP page on the Wenatchee National Forest.
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Miracle Town: Creating America's Bavarian Village in Leavenworth, Washington by Ted Price. The story of how this economically depressed mountain logging town became a beautiful and prosperous Bavarian village. Visitors go to enjoy the architecture, festivals, music, dance, recreation activities, authentic food its very hospitable people. Order now...
Leavenworth (Images of America Series) by Rose Kinney-Holck and Upper Valley Museum at Leavenworth. Leavenworth was once known as Icicle. The little boomtown in the Cascades went bust, but was reinvented by its residents in the early 1960s with a Bavarian theme. Order now...
Washington Icons: 50 Classic Views of the Evergreen State by Harriet Baskas. 50 essays and more than 100 color photographs comprise this celebration of the Evergreen State's people, places, inventions, and other iconic and unique elements that make up the great state. Order now...
Weird Washington: Your Travel Guide to Washington's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. by Jefferson Davis and Al Eufrasio. An offbeat journey through Washington's hidden history, macabre mysteries, funky folklore, and strange sights. From Sasquatch to Stonehenge, from ghosts to Goddess Kring, it's a trip you won't soon forget! Order now...
1000 Places Washington: 1000 Things to Do, See, and Experience in Washington State for the Intrepid Adventurer by April Borbon. Written by a freelance writer born and raised in Washington, this book shows one thousand things to see and do from museums to tourist attractions to food experiences. Learn some history and find new adventures. Order now...
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