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Icicle River Trails

Leavenworth Winter Sports Club Trails

Alpine Lakes Wilderness, Washington

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  • The Icicle River Trails lead through gorgeous open spaces.- Icicle River Trails
  • Nice open views from the Icicle River Trails.- Icicle River Trails
  • Nice open views from the Icicle River Trails.- Icicle River Trails
  • Mountains in the distance along the Icicle River Trails.- Icicle River Trails
  • The terrain is varried in the network of trails.- Icicle River Trails
  • The sound of the Icicle River accompanies you on the trails.- Icicle River Trails
  • Great mountain views along the Icicle River Trails.- Icicle River Trails
  • Icicle River Trails.- Icicle River Trails
  • Returning to the begining on the Icicle River Trails.- Icicle River Trails
Overview + Weather
Pros: 
Easily Accesible. In central Leavenworth. Beautiful views. Relatively flat course.
Cons: 
Occasional crowds.
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Region:
Alpine Lakes Wilderness, WA
Congestion: 
High
Groomed trail: 
Yes
Net Elevation Gain: 
30.00 ft (9.14 m)
Parking Pass: 
General Day Use Fee
Preferable Season(s):
Winter
Total Distance: 
0.00 mi (0.00 km)
Trail type: 
Loop
Trailhead Elevation: 
1,150.00 ft (350.52 m)
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Adventure Description

Adventure Description

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The Icicle River Trails are one of three trail networks maintained by the Leavenworth Winter Sports Club. These private trails are always open to the public and are in the heart of a town with a rich history. If you haven't visited Leavenworth, Washington, you'll enjoy this quaint mountain town with a strong Bavarian theme that is nestled on the outer reaches of the Cascades. You can't miss the festival hall where Oktoberfest is held, the ornate shingles on the roof of the Bavarian Starbucks, not to mention the gentle mountain peaks that provide an appropriate backdrop.  

Nordic Passes are $16 for adults for the day, and a pass grants access to all of Leavenworth Ski Club's courses, including the Icicle River Trail, Ski Hill, and Golf Course. Located less than 5 miles from the other two courses, some skiers choose to spend an entire day at the Icicle River Trails. With it's flat contours, optional hills, amazing mountain vistas, and easy parking access, the Icicle River Trails are a popular destination for the right reasons.

To make the most out of your day, travel in the morning and buy your Nordic Pass early in the day. Once you finish with the first loop at Icicle River Trails you can explore Golf Course or Ski Hill trails, or reward yourself in one of Leavenworth's many local restaurants or breweries. 

Backcountry Safety

Winter backcountry adventures can be dangerous outdoor activities that pose significant risks as conditions affecting safety (i.e. weather, snowpack stability, avalanche hazard) are constantly changing. Prior to engaging in these activities each individual should get the proper training to make safe decisions and be equipped to use avalanche safety resources and tools. Please visit our Backcountry Skiing and Avalanche Safety post to learn more.

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