Squilchuck State Park

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Set deep in the mountains outside of Wenatchee, Squilchuck State Park entices the active adventurer. 

More than 10 miles of mountain bike trails fan out from a single group campground. Within minutes, you’ll find yourself careening around corners and pedaling into the hills, where wild bike rides await. Ride along Mission Ridge Road or out to the Wheeler Reservoir for a more rugged day.

Winter opens up new possibilities, as fat tire snow biking is available, along with cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and family snow play.

Does this sound like your park? Reserve Squilchuck’s group campsite for your biking, hiking or equestrian group. The sites, clustered around a common area, make for fun overnights, and beginning mountain bikers in your group can sharpen their skills at the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance’s practice area.

Looking for a rustic mountain setting for your wedding or family reunion? Check out the Squilchuck Lodge, with its wall of windows, soaring ceilings and two-story fireplace. Balconies and outdoor picnic tables make it a charming indoor-outdoor venue in summer. The Squilchuck Lodge, originally built in the 1950s, is not ADA compliant.

Park features
Squilchuck State Park is a 249-acre park located 9 miles south of Wenatchee. Its high desert hills are covered with forests of fir and ponderosa pine. The park sits below Mission Ridge at an elevation of 3,200 feet.

The group camp is made up of 20 campsites and can be reserved with the park ranger, (509) 664-6373, for a minimum of 25 people.

Discover Pass: A Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to state parks for day use. For more information about the Discover Pass and exemptions, please visit the Discover Pass web page.

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Picnic & day-use facilities

The Squilchuck Lodge is available for day-use events, including weddings, reunions and other group gatherings. The lodge is surrounded by grass and accommodates up to 75 guests. It has a kitchen with a range and oven, two refrigerators and a microwave. Tables and chairs are available for indoor seating and picnic tables for outdoor seating. To reserve, call Wenatchee Confluence State Park (509) 664-6373.



  • 4 miles of hiking trails
  • 10 miles of bike trails

Winter recreation

  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Snow play

Other activities

  • Bird watching
  • Fire circle
  • Mountain biking
  • Wildlife viewing

Interpretive opportunities

Popular spring and fall nature hikes are led by state park rangers in cooperation with the Wenatchee Parks Department.

Additional information

  • Park trails are open to day visitors who walk or bicycle into the park. However, when the campground or lodge is reserved, day visitors are not permitted in the campground or lodge area. Please respect the privacy of groups that have reserved the park.
  • Mountain biking is not allowed in the lodge or camp areas for safety reasons.
  • Printable park brochure (PDF).