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Encyclopedia > Wenatchee National Forest
Subalpine Larch fall foliage near Sprite Lake

Wenatchee National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in Washington. With an area of 2.2 million acres (8,900 km²), it extends about 220 km along the eastern slopes of the Cascade Range of Washington, USA from Okanogan National Forest to Gifford Pinchot National Forest. It includes the southern portion of the Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness, and the eastern portions of Glacier Peak, Henry M. Jackson, Alpine Lakes, Norse Peak, William O. Douglas and Goat Rocks Wildernesses. Image File history File linksMetadata SubalpineLarch_7738. ... Image File history File linksMetadata SubalpineLarch_7738. ... This article is on national forests in the United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq mi (184,827 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 6. ... An acre is the name of a unit of area in a number of different systems, including Imperial units and United States customary units. ... Mount Jefferson in Oregon. ... Official language(s) English Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq mi (184,827 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 6. ... The Okanogan National Forest is a national forest in the North-East corner of Washington. ... Gifford Pinchot National Forest is a national forest located in southwestern Washington. ... Lake-Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness is a 613 square km protected area located within Okanogan National Forest and Wenatchee National Forest in Washington State. ... The Glacier Peak Wilderness, created by Congress in the original 1964 wilderness legislation, is located within portions of Chelan, Washington, and Skagit Counties in the North Cascades of Washington State, USA. The area, 572,000 acres (2315 km²) in size, 35 miles (56 kilometers) long and 20 miles (32 kilometers... US Forest Service sign along the North Fork Skykomish Trail at the edge of the Henry M. Jackson Wilderness Area. ... The Alpine Lakes Wilderness is a large, mountainous wilderness area in Washington, United States. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The northwest corner of Douglas Wilderness looking south from State Route 410 The William O. Douglas Wilderness includes 166,000 acres located between the U.S. Route 12 and State Route 410 and is jointly administered by the Gifford Pinchot National Forest and the Wenatchee National Forest. ... Goat Rocks Wilderness is a U.S. Wilderness Area in Washington, United States. ...


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  • Official web site

The Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forests are managed as one forest with headquarters in Wenatchee, Washington. Because such a large and diverse area is encompassed (over 4-million acres--from the Pasayten Wilderness along the Canadian border to the Goat Rocks Wilderness south of Mt. Rainier), we have separate websites for the Okanogan and Wenatchee. Visit the Okanogan website for information on the Methow Valley and Tonasket Ranger Districts. See maps to the right for general locations of forests and ranger district offices. Official language(s) English Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq mi (184,827 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 6. ... This article describes the government of the United States. ... The parks of the United States National Park system are one type of protected area in the United States and are operated by the U.S. National Park Service. ... 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