Grouse Creek Group Site

Leavenworth, Washington

Overview

Nestled in a secluded forest setting, Grouse Creek Group Campground is a hidden gem for groups looking for a quiet getaway trip.

The campground is located near the confluence of Grouse Creek and the Chiwawa River, offering scenic landscapes and a multitude of recreational activities.

Recreation

Grouse Creek Group Campground offers outdoor enthusiasts the opportunity to hike, fish, bike and enjoy a long list of outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.

At an elevation of 1,850 feet, Wenatchee Lake provides outdoor enthusiasts with a multitude of recreational opportunities year-round. The area offers a scenic backdrop for swimmers braving its cold, refreshing waters, and for anglers casting a lines from boat or shoreline. Brook trout, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass and cutthroat trout thrive in the lake.

Skiing, snowmobiling, tubing, and skijouring are popular winter activities for visitors to the Wenatchee Ranger District. Both motorized and non-motorized Sno-Parks in the area offer access to both groomed trails and natural settings for those wanting to explore the winter wonderland.

Facilities

Grouse Creek Group Campground can accommodate up to 50 guests and is equipped with picnic tables, campfire rings and accessible vault toilets.

Natural Features

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest offers stunning scenic views, with high, glaciated alpine peaks, valleys of old growth forest and rugged shrub-steppe country making up the diverse landscape. Elevations range from below 1,000 feet to over 9,000 feet.

Precipitation varies greatly throughout the area, ranging from approximately 140 inches along the Cascade Crest to only 10 inches along the eastern edge. Visitors can expect many days of warm, sunny weather in the summer, and winters with clear skies and plenty of snow.

The surrounding undeveloped wilderness, clean streams and diverse forests support an abundance of wildlife, including mountain goats, porcupine, pine marten, native fish and migratory birds.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors enjoy the North Cascades and Mt. Rainer National Parks, where interpretive programs and exhibits offer education about the diverse landscape and history of the area.

The spectacular Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), one of the world's premier National Scenic Trails, showcases some of North America's most fantastic scenery, winding its way its way from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon and Washington, and is accessible near the campground.

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