By Karen Huwe
The Times 

Around the Valley: with Karen Huwe


August 17, 2023

Karen Huwe

Janet riding the alpine coaster. At the bottom lower right side, you can see traffic backed up on Hwy 2.

Leavenworth Adventure Park

Leavenworth is famous for its Bavarian-style village. Strolling along Front Street, with its restaurants and shops, is a day well spent for visitors; we have been there several times. A new attraction, the Leavenworth Adventure Park, opened on June 1, 2023.

Park developers Dave Moffett and John Sutherland chose Leavenworth as the site for Washington State's first alpine coaster. Alpine or mountain coasters are found in mountainous areas and at ski resorts. No motors are on the track, and the bobsled-like cars travel down the rail propelled by gravity.

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