Winter Access

Winter Accessible

The Entiat River Valley’s dramatic landscape is home to an amazing variety of native plants and wildlife, and people who love its rugged beauty.  The river begins at Entiat Glacier and its clear waters are one of the most productive spawning grounds for endangered steelhead and spring Chinook salmon, threatened bull trout, and fall Chinook salmo

The Icicle River Valley is a spectacular outdoor playground that supports a wide variety of native species and wildlife. A perfect example of the Icicle Valley’s balance of recreation and biodiversity is Sam Hill—a 40-acre property renowned for spectacular climbing, wildflowers, and native species.

Locals in Leavenworth only have to look up to know the value of Land Trust’s Mountain Home property. The property’s forested hillsides, dramatic post-fire ecology, and open ridgelines provide amazing views from the valley, instead of the eight houses that were planned.

E. Lorene Young had cherished her 3.5 acre property since 1947. She shared the Wenatchee riverfront property in Leavenworth with the birds that frequented her feeders, as well as the deer, occasional black bear, and other wildlife seen regularly on this beautiful property.

Success–Saddle Rock is now a locally owned park!

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The Jacobson family left a permanent legacy to the Wenatchee community when it donated 35 acres of prime shrub-steppe habitat in the Wenatchee Foothills to the Land Trust.  This gift guarantees permanent community access to enjoy the beauty of the foothills.

This is a great area where you can make your trip as short or as long as you like. The main loop follows Mountain Home Road to the top of a saddle and has great views of Wedge Mountain and the Enchantments.

 

 

Protection of this property is the culmination of years of effort to protect a key piece of Wenatchee's gorgeous natural backdrop. As with some other Foothills properties, Lower Castle Rock is owned by the City of Wenatchee with a permanent conservation easement held by the Land Trust.

 

 

The Jacobson family left a permanent legacy to the Wenatchee community when it donated 35 acres of prime shrub-steppe habitat in the Wenatchee Foothills to the Land Trust.

 

 

 

Working together, we accomplished the 100-year community goal of acquiring and protecting Saddle Rock forever.