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The Big 20 Bucket List!

Work your way through 20 outdoor adventures all the way around the Loop!

  1. Zip-line with High Trek Adventures in Mukilteo or Leavenworth Zip Lines in Plain
  2. Go white-water rafting on the Skykomish, Wenatchee, Methow and Skagit Rivers with Outdoor Adventure Center
  3. Rock climb or boulder on the world-renowned Index Town Wall, Leavenworth’s Icicle River Valley, Mazama’s Fun Wall OR go indoors at Wenatchee's Riverfront Rock Gym
  4. Hike into amazing waterfalls: Wallace Falls in Gold Bar,  Bridal Veil Falls near Index, Deception Falls on Stevens Pass, Silver Falls in Entiat and Rainbow Falls in off-the-grid Stehekin (accessible via Lady of the Lake or Lake Chelan Helicopters), Ladder Creek Falls, and Gorge Creek Falls in the North Cascades
  5. Day hike in literally any region on the Loop
  6. Paddleboard in the Puget Sound near Everett, Anacortes or Whidbey Island, in the Wenatchee River near Leavenworth, in Wenatchee's Walla Walla Point Park River Estuary, in Lake Chelan, in the Methow Valley's Patterson Lake, Pearagin Lake or the Methow River, or even in the icy waters of Diablo Lake in the North Cascades National Park.
  7. Go horseback riding in Plain with Mountain Springs Lodge, in Winthrop at Sun Mountain Lodge, or at off-the-grid Stehekin Valley Ranch via Lady of the Lake Boat Tours or Lake Chelan Helicopters
  8. Tour on your road bike through fields of tulips and daffodils in the Spring in the Skagit Valley
  9. Skydive into a vineyard with Lake Chelan Skydiving
  10. Take the family and hit the waterslides at Lake Chelan’s Slidewaters
  11. Rent a boat, jetski, paddle board, kayak, snorkel or scuba dive Lake Chelan
  12. Hang glide, paraglide or just watch the experts fly off the Lake Chelan Butte
  13. Fly fish with local experts at Methow Fishing Adventures
  14. Mountain bike all along the Loop. (Rentals available in the Methow Valley)
  15. Grab the best views of the Methow Valley from a hot air balloon with Morning Glory Balloon Tours
  16. Explore by Tour boat: Lake Chelan with Lake of the Lake, and Diablo Lake with Skagit Tours
  17. Sign up for classes: Base Camp and/or a guided Field Excursion with North Cascades Institute, or Photo Tours with Andy Porter Photography or Voortex Productions
  18. Backpack or day hike through miles of backcountry in the North Cascades National Park
  19. Watch whales with Island Adventures departing from La Conner or Anacortes
  20. Go sea kayaking with Anacortes Kayak Tours or Whidbey Island Kayaking
Just a Sample of What Could be Your Next Adventure
Day hikes are EVERYWHERE along the Cascade Loop!
Chelan Butte hike during Fall
Fly over Lake Chelan and the North Cascades with Lake Chelan Helicopters
Tour Boat Rides with Lady of the Lake and Skagit Tours
Waterfalls in the North Cascades & Stevens Pass
Grab a ride in a hot air balloon in the Methow Valley
Go horseback riding in Plain, Stehekin and Winthrop
Fly Fishing on Freestone Lake
Boulder in Leavenworth's Icicle River Valley
Rent a boat and explore massive Lake Chelan
Go whale watching with Island Adventures
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