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Scenic Icicle River Rafting

[ Scenic Family Float | Accommodations ]

The Scenic Icicle River Family Float is another rafting trip that's perfect for the whole family. This rafting float takes you through the beautiful Bavarian-style mountain town of Leavenworth, WA.

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Scenic Family Float

Scenic Icicle River Family Float

• Season: April - August
• Ages: 3+
• Meeting location: Parking lot at 220 HWY 2 Leavenworth, WA 98826
• Meeting times: 10am - 6pm (custom)
• Class/Difficulty: Class I / Beginner
• Duration/Length: 2 hours / 4 miles
• Gear provided? Personal flotation device, optional wetsuit & neoprene shoes
• What you should bring: With few waves and splashes, casual ouutdoors wear is recommended. On hot summer days, a swimsuit or shorts is fine. If you would like a wetsuit because you plan to play in the water and get wet, you should wear a swim suit or shorts to go on underneath (no cotton). Old shoes or sandals with straps, will work or you can wear our neoprene booties. For cold weather trips: long underwear, a warm sweater, (fleece or wool, no cotton), a hat to cover your ears, and wool socks will all help provide an extra layer of warmth. Bring a towel and a change of clothes to leave in your vehicle just in case for after the trip.

• Trip Description: The Scenic Icicle River Family Float is another rafting trip that's perfect for the whole family. This rafting float takes you through the beautiful Bavarian-style mountain town of Leavenworth, WA. Enjoy the majestic views of Icicle Ridge, The Sleeping Lady, and Wedge Mountain as you drift across glacier waters. Take in the summer smells of the many wild flowers and other native plant species along the river banks. Listen to the songs of dozens of species of birds as they glide over the river and perch among the trees. Wave to fellow river enthusiasts as they pass by on any number of craft including rafts of all sizes, stand-up paddle boards, hardshell kayaks and inflatable kayaks, and river tubes. Bring your own picnic basket and enjoy lunch and beverages on the river and under the sun.

Alpine Adventures can pick you up from anywhere in Leavenworth and shuttle you back following the trip to make your trip that much more convenient. We put in the river at the Fish Hatchery and take out at the popular Barn's Beach. For meeting location information for Icicle River Floats, see the Information & Maps page. These trips fill up fast in the summer heat so reserve your Icicle River Family Float today!

Preferred accommodations for rafting on the Icicle River

Adventure Inn, Der Hinterhof

509-548-5250 | Commercial St., Leavenworth, WA |

The Adventure Inn sits near the river in the heart of downtown Leavenworth, WA. The property features a family friendly outdoor beer garden and indoor beer hall. All ages, and pets too, are allowed. Live music is calendared through the summer. Rooms overlooking the courtyard are impacted by the outdoor music which typically ends by nine pm. Indoor music is not a bother for the guestrooms. The music calendar is posted online at

Enzian Inn

800-223-8511 | Hwy 2, Leavenworth, WA |

The Enzian Inn is on Hwy 2 right next to downtown Leavenworth, WA. Looking out the windows of the Enzian Inn at magnificent mountains, rich green forests, and fresh clear skies, you might just be tempted to believe you were in the Alps. It is in those European mountains that the delicate, but hardy, azure flower - The Enzian, flourishes on rocky cliffs and in high alpine meadows. The Enzian Inn is designed with the same beauty and tradition of those Alpine regions. Enjoy the old world atmosphere of the Inn, the enthusiasm of the welcoming staff, and the scenic wonders of the Leavenworth area.

Other accommodations for rafting on the Icicle River

Hotels / Motels

Icicle Village Resort | Leavenworth, WA | 800-558-2438 |

Howard Johnson Inn | Leavenworth, WA | 800-423-9380 |

Der Ritterhof | Leavenworth, WA | 509-548-5845 |

Camping / Campgrounds

8 Mile Campground | Icicle Rd. | 8 miles from Leavenworth, WA |

Bridge Creek Campground | Icicle Rd. | 9 miles from Leavenworth, WA |

Tumwater Campground | Hwy 2 | 11 miles west of Leavenworth, WA |

Wenatchee River Park | Hwy 2 | Between Monitor and Wenatchee, WA |

KOA | River Bend Dr. | Leavenworth, WA |


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