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The River

You can't miss this beautiful mountain river. If you are hiking around Stehekin or off to climb a... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Bornstlaw
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Centennial, Colorado
Beautiful river

Beautiful river that has easy access from many areas near the road. We were there the end of... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
B2843IYbillk
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Arlington, United States
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Jun 2, 2018
“The River”
Oct 2, 2017
“Beautiful river”
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Beautiful river and surrounding woodlands provide ample opportunities to hike and canoe.
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Stehekin, WA
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

You can't miss this beautiful mountain river. If you are hiking around Stehekin or off to climb a mountain, it's worth a moment to sit and meditate by a this river.

1  Thank Bornstlaw
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Beautiful river that has easy access from many areas near the road. We were there the end of September & there were many bright red Kokanee fish spawning. They are a land locked sockeye salmon. There are several campsite near by.

1  Thank B2843IYbillk
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Mostly level with a few short climbs. A bit hard to find the trailhead ( find the airstrip, turn left to parallel it and go to the end). Variety of topograghy. Saw deer and LOTS of kokanee in the river.

1  Thank Al A
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you like the outdoors & want to seriously get unplugged, this should be at the top of your list. It truly is a place where rivers, creeks & a crystal clear lake flows though tall old evergreens. Truly worth the effort getting here.

1  Thank Daryl L
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We wanted to hike the Agnes Gorge Trail. It's 11.1 miles from the Lodge to the trail head. We were ready to go at 10am. The Red Bus leaves at 11am and gets to the High Bridge (Agnes Gorge Trailhead) at noon. We were told...More

1  Thank hilltopx
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We took the Red Bus once on the way to the falls then decided to walk & explore on the way back & all other trips. Glad we did. There are so many things to see. The view is always amazing.

1  Thank Polariswidow
Reviewed 18 July 2015

The Stehekin River's beautiful Aqua blue milky water is shockingly cold as is cascades down rocky gorges from glacial melt on the high North Cascade mountains.

1  Thank Janet G
Reviewed 19 September 2014

This is a very pretty river. The fishing for trout is good and there are many access points. Watch the salmon go upstream in the fall.

Thank GenotheViking
Reviewed 14 January 2013

A lovely river running through some beautiful scenery, then emptying into Lake Chelan. You can kayak up the mouth of the river from Lake Chelan, but watch for all of the snags and stumps hear where the river empties into the lake. If you're there...More

1  Thank KommissarKen
Reviewed 17 February 2012

A truly wild and scenic river, almost entirely untouched. Cold water, so not great for swimming, but there's fishing, rafting through the Stehekin Valley Ranch, or just wandering along and enjoying the views. It gets pretty buggy in August and September, though.

1  Thank astrokate
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