Bring out the bikes and walking/running shoes, and plan for an active stay at Wenatchee Confluence State Park.
This park at the confluence of the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers is a popular destination for campers, swimmers, boaters, jet skiers and bicyclists.
The mixed-use Apple Capital Loop Trail runs through Wenatchee Confluence and several riverfront parks, spanning two bridges to form a 10-mile loop along the Columbia River. Hardcore cyclists can ride it farther, turning onto the paved Rocky Reach trail and heading 5.5 miles up to Lincoln Rock State Park. A shorter, 2.2-mile extension also is available, and a quick ride into downtown Wenatchee holds promise of coffee, shopping and restaurants.
Though Wenatchee Confluence caters to cycling and water sports fans, the park also offers basketball, volleyball and tennis courts, as well as baseball fields for those who love sports. Just want to read in your camp chair? You can't go wrong at Wenatchee Confluence.
Wenatchee Confluence State Park is a 194-acre, year-round camping park at the confluence of the Wenatchee and Columbia rivers. The north section of the park is a recreation area, while the south section is a designated natural wetland area. The park offers easy access to downtown Wenatchee and to such attractions as the Rocky Reach Dam and fish ladder and the Bavarian theme town of Leavenworth.
PICNIC & DAY-USE FACILITIES
The park provides one kitchen shelter with electricity, 12 tables, and a barbeque. There are 70 other picnic tables, and numerous braziers available first come, first served.
WATER ACTIVITIES & FEATURES
OTHER ACTIVITIES & FEATURES
Located in Chelan County on the Columbia River, Wenatchee Confluence offers two-lane watercraft launch, and boat-trailer parking is available near the day-use area.
Launching a boat at a state park requires one of the following:
An annual launch permit (Natural Investment Permit); or
An annual Discover Pass and a daily launch permit; or
A one-day Discover Pass and a daily launch permit.
The park has eight standard campsites, 52 full-hookup sites, one dump station, six restrooms (all ADA) and 16 showers (eight ADA). Maximum site length is 65 feet (limited availability). All sites have a picnic table and campfire grill. Individual campsites are reservable from April 1 - September 30.
Check-in time is 2:30 p.m.
Check-out time is 1 p.m.