Water Access

Water Access

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

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.

What does a healthy river mean for a healthy community? Clean, abundant water and healthy riparian habitat are vital for fish, wildlife and people. North Central Washington’s quality of life and economic vitality depend on the natural functions and scenic quality of our exceptional rivers, streams and lakes.

Lake Wenatchee and its tributaries the White River and the Little Wenatchee River are a priority focus area for the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust. Much of the headwaters of the White and Little Wenatchee Rivers are in wilderness near the crest of the Cascade Mountains, and are relatively pristine.