Mountain Home Ridge

MODERATE 8 reviews

Mountain Home Ridge is a 3.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Leavenworth, Washington that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October.

DISTANCE
3.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
977 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

From Seattle via Stevens Pass (Hwy 2): Drive through Leavenworth on Hwy 2 to the bridge over the Wenatchee River. Immediately after the bridge turn right on East Leavenworth Road. After a short distance turn left onto Mountain Home Road, proceed 3.5 miles up Mountain Home Road until you come to the sign for the end of county road.

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2 months ago

Love love love this trail!

Very lightly trafficked, which was nice! very peaceful.

Beautiful views!

Only negative is our dogs did come back with ticks and we saw a couple snakes.

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5 months ago

Stopped for a late day hike 4/11/17. Close to town, and a few times I could hear ATVs and barking dogs and such from the residences nearby, but other than that, this hike felt much more remote and private than that. I appreciated the relative solitude. Easy network of trails on mostly rolling hills...not a switchback in sight. Wide trails, still some snow fields this time of year. There are some very nice views to be had. This would be a great place to trail run. Signs of deer, elk, and bear, although we only saw turkey. The road up is mostly in ok shape at this time, but beware some ponding covering nearly the entire road surface in places. I would have been pretty nervous going through those in a low clearance vehicle. The county road ends at the trailhead and then becomes forest service road, won't be passable for month or two yet.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

After reading about this land conservation project I decided to check it out. Nice trail system overall and fairly moderate as you hike along a ridge. I went on a Tuesday and there was zero traffic but I don't know how crowded it gets on the weekends. I hiked all the trails at once starting with a big loop to the left and the Peshastin Lookout followed by Boundary Butte to the right. Yellow balsamroot was everywhere, but especially on the far north section of the Wapiti Way trail where you will walk through a whole field of it on the ridge top. Less crowded alternative to Icicle Ridge.