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Nick McLean Guide Through the Wenatchee Valley

What to do on Highway 2?

3 Hikes minutes off Highway 2 in the Wenatchee Valley.

Locals and tourists alike travel Hwy 2 through the Wenatchee Valley. If your kids are restless and your dog needs to pee then these are the spots we recommend for taking a break to stretch your legs.

Here are 3 hikes 2min off Hwy 2.

  1. Peshastin Pinnacles State Park
  • This State Park is on North Dryden Rd
  • State Park Parking Pass REQUIRED
  • Level: Hard — some very steep assents but STEEP usually equals good views.
  • Hint: take the left hand trail(West) for an easier hike.

2. Peshastin Mill Trail Park

  • This park is in the town of Peshastin – Turn on Main Street at the Peshastin bridge
  • Free parking
  • Level: EASY!! — flat as a pancake and less then a mile long

3. Penstock Trail (Old Pipeline Trail)

  • This park starts right on Hwy 2 1.7 miles (going West) after the first gas station in Leavenworth (or after the Nick McLean office)
  • Free Parking but limited
  • Level: EASY!! — Flat

Easy to get to.

Fun time with family or alone.

Great way to take a break when traveling through this stunning valley.

Happy hiking!!

Explored by Lara Kenoyer, Experience Creator