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The Enchantments Trail

Leavenworth, WA

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The Enchantments Trail is a 18 mile point-to-point trail located near Leavenworth, Washington that features a lake and is only recommended for very experienced outdoorsmen. The trail is primarily used for hiking & trail running and is accessible from July until October.

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Icicle Ridge Trail
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8 Completed 2 Reviews

Nice hike overlooking beautiful Leavenworth! When I went there was flowers blooming everywhere!

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Horseshoe Lake
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40 Completed 30 Reviews

Was on my way to hike into the core Enchantments but missed the sign in the dark....ended up at Horseshoe Lake- tranquil, quiet, with few (if any) other hikers. Amazing views! Best mistake I've made yet!!

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Horseshoe Lake
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40 Completed 30 Reviews

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Icicle Ridge Trail
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18 Completed 2 Reviews

Hiked this trail on Valentine's day. A little snow at the beginning but it really wasn't an issue on the trail. I'm an avid hiker but my lungs had a bit of trouble throughout the hike so I took plenty of breaks. The view at the top was beautiful! So cool to see Leavenworth from above! it was very cold and windy at the top so I was glad I packed that extra jacket, even though I hiked up in a tee shirt!

We didn't get started until about 2:30 but we were back down by 6:00.

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Colchuck Lake Trail
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491 Completed 222 Reviews

Beautiful lake in it's own right and a worthy destination for a hike. We did this trail as part of a full day hike of the Enchantments, up Aasgard pass through the lakes and back down the other side. Long day, but what a spectacular hike.

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Colchuck Lake
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491 Completed 222 Reviews

Beautiful lake in it's own right and a worthy destination for a hike. We did this trail as part of a full day hike of the Enchantments, up Aasgard pass through the lakes and back down the other side. Long day, but what a spectacular hike.

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Colchuck Lake
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3 Completed 2 Reviews

Absolutely breathtaking! Not enough words to describe the beauty. Would not recommend it to an absolute beginner though.

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Lake Minotaur Trail
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29 Completed 29 Reviews

I can agree with all of the below comments! Definitely an uphill battle! It's definitely worth it though. I went on November 2nd and there was a good amount of snow once I got close to the lakes. Wish it were clearer to continue up Labyrinth. A little too cloudy and cold for my taste. Be sure to explore around the right side of the lake (cross the little creek). There are some breathtaking views of Thesus. I'll definitely come back here next year to do some camping.

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Lake Minotaur Trail
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

Very beautiful lake. The rest of the reviews are very accurate on the direction of this trail, IT ONLY GOES UP! Very good work out but I would not suggest attempting this trail without a gun or some sort of protection. As we reached the top, we found a cluster of wolf tracks that were less than half a day old. Scary! We also found a dead deer in the lake, kind of cool! Make sure you make the walk of ~100 yards to the right to look down on Lake Thesus!

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Lake Stuart Trail
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

Beautiful hike, loved the lake. Not as challenging as Colchuck but still worth it!

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