Recreation

Spring, Summer & Fall

Leavenworth offers a myriad of outdoor activities to suit any experience level. From rafting to hiking, skiing and snowshoeing, Sleeping Lady is the ideal base camp for adventures of all kinds.

Mountain & Road Biking
Many rides are available near Sleeping Lady, and range from scenic paved roads to challenging single-track trails. Freund Canyon is a locals favorite for mountain biking as is the Chumstick to Plain, Tumwater Canyon loop for cyclists. Bike rentals and trail and road ride beta are available locally from Arlberg Sport Haus, Euro Sports and Stevens Pass Bike Park.

Birding
Find feathered friends in every season along the Great Washington State Birding Trail. Leavenworth has become a birding hotspot with seven sites along this statewide trail in Leavenworth alone, one adjacent to Sleeping Lady. Audubon has ranked this area as one of the best, so grab your binoculars and keep those ears open. View our Birding Package.

Fishing
A variety of fishing opportunities are available in the area, including trout fishing in the mountain lakes. View our Introduction to Fly Fishing Lesson package and Experienced Fly Angler Guided Fishing package. Fishing licenses are available at Der Sportsmann in Leavenworth.

Geo-Teaming
Perfect for experienced geocachers and those new to "outdoor treasure hunting," the Cascade Farmlands GeoRomp is a fun, new way to explore Central Washington's edible landscape with your friends and family. Get started!

Golf
Golf is available at the following 18-hole courses: Leavenworth Golf Club, Kahler Glen (Lake Wenatchee), and Desert Canyon (Orondo). The Enzian Falls Championship Putting Course is open spring, summer and fall in downtown Leavenworth.

Hay Rides
Red Tail Canyon Farm and Eagle Creek Ranch offer hay rides in horse-drawn wagons.

Hiking
Experience an endless variety of trails in the surrounding Wenatchee National Forest including the spectacular Alpine Lakes Wilderness. A parking pass from the U.S. Forest Service is required at most trailheads,and can be purchased from Guest Services. Click here for more information on the Wenatchee National Forest Ranger Districts. View our Hiking Package.

Horseback Riding
In the summer, horseback rides are offered adjacent to Sleeping Lady by Icicle Outfitters & Guides. View our Horseback Riding Package.

Paragliding
Aerial Paragliding is the premier paragliding school and training facility in the United States and is located just a hop, skip and a jump away in Cashmere.

Rock Climbing
Many of the Pacific Northwest's most classic rock climbs are located within a few minutes of all the comforts of Sleeping Lady. Leavenworth-based Northwest Mountain School offers instruction and guided climbs.

Tennis
Six courts are under construction at the Osborn School property.

Tubing
Spend a relaxing half or full day on the upper Wenatchee River and enjoy frequent sightings of nesting birds. With the hot summer weather, dropping water levels and warming water July and August is the perfect time to beat the heat with a lazy two mile float. Stop for a picnic on a sandy beach and a swim in the refreshing water. Try Leavenworth Outdoor Center, or any of our other recommended rafting companies.

Whitewater Rafting
The Wenatchee River, a Class III river, is Washington's most popular for river trips. The season typically runs from April to August. Recommended local rafting companies include Orion Expeditions and Osprey Rafting Company . View our Whitewater Rafting Package.

For more information and additional recommendations, please contact Guest Services at 800-574-2123 or .