Trail

Tumwater Pipeline Trail

Leavenworth, WA
Length: 2.40 mi.
Type: Out & Back

About This Trail

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This is a fun little beautiful trail in the valley along the river. In the summer it’s full of lush green vegetation, in the fall it has stunning vibrant colors and a nice little place to learn to snowshoe or use your micro spikes in winter. There is a small stream crossing that can be kind of hairy in the spring with heavy snow melt. Much easier to cross in summer- early winter. At the end of the trail there is a nice little spot to stop and watch the rock climbers from across the river. There is also a hole in the rock where there used to be a tunnel through the hillside that has since mostly collapsed but can be seen safely from the outside of the opening. Also please, the river looks inviting but stay out! There are strong currents and many drown there.

https://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/tumwater

Submitted by: Rachel Potts, Hike it Baby Seattle

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Trail Features

Surface type Dirt
Elevation gain 100 ft.
Stroller friendly No
ADA accessible No
Water fountains No
Bathrooms Yes
Cell reception Spotty
Pet friendly No
Nearby convenience store Yes
Camping Nearby Yes
Emergency support
within 5 miles
No

Trail highlights

Camping Nearby, Creek / River, Fishing, Rockclimbing, and Viewpoint

Fee & Parking Details

Fee : $0.00

Free, park in lot

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Getting There

From seattle, drive east on Highway 2 for a little less than 98 miles to the trailhead, which is just off the Highway to your right between mileposts 97 and 98.

Coming from Leavenworth, you’ll drive west on Highway 2 just two miles to the trailhead, just past milepost 98.