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Chatter Creek

Central Cascades > Leavenworth Area
47.6098, -120.8920 Map & Directions
Length
11.0 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
3800 feet
Highest Point
6400 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Hard
  • Mountain views
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Rivers
  • Established campsites
  • Ridges/passes

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

A great option for a day hike, Chatter Creek connects up with the popular Icicle Ridge Trail, which allows for even further wandering. Continue reading

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Hiking Chatter Creek

A great option for a day hike, Chatter Creek connects up with the popular Icicle Ridge Trail, which allows for even further wandering.

The Chatter Creek Trail is steep, brushy, and rocky in places. Begin at the Chatter Creek trailhead, and climb up slopes that alternate between forested and rocky terrain.

There are several campsites along the trail for the first four miles, until the thick trees open up to a large bowl. Then the trail becomes steeper and rockier as it switchbacks up for the last two miles, offering wonderful views of the bowl and the valley below.

At the top of the ridge, the terrain becomes more forested again, and the trail ends at Icicle Ridge Trail #1570.

Chatter Creek

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.6098, -120.8920 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

From the center of Leavenworth, drive west on Highway Two for 0.8 mile. Make a left onto Icicle Creek Road (Forest Road 7600), and continue for 15 miles to the trailhead.

More Hike Details

Trailhead

Central Cascades > Leavenworth Area

Chatter Creek (#1580)

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Wenatchee River Ranger District

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