The Cottage Avenue Historic District features early 1900s-era Craftsman bungalow homes, lined with picket fences and shaded by the many mature trees that earns Cashmere the official designation, “Tree City USA.”
Travel back to the founding days at the Cashmere Museum and Pioneer Village, featuring 20 original buildings, including homes, blacksmith shop, doctor’s office, school, mission and hotel, recovered from sites in north central Washington. Inside the newly-renovated museum, displays of Native American artifacts over 9,000 years old and historical photographs depict how indigenous people lived on the land.
If a visit to the museum whets your appetite for all things ancient, be sure and visit Apple Annie’s Antique Gallery and the new Antique Mall of Cashmere, featuring hundreds of antique dealers with amazing one-of-a-kind treasures.
The Chelan County Expo Center offers multi-use grounds and year-round facilities for family and class reunions, RV clubs, youth rodeos, and other self-contained groups. Site of the annual County Fair, held the weekend after Labor Day, the fairgrounds feature rodeo arenas, grandstands, small and large pavilions and hook-ups, all along the shores of the picturesque Wenatchee River.
Adventure seekers find Cashmere to be the heart of four seasons of recreation. Devil’s Gulch, just outside of town is one of the best mountain biking trails in the Pacific Northwest. A breathtaking 23-mile loop, the Gulch attracts skilled and experienced riders to its single-track dirt and gravel trail. Just west of town, Peshastin Pinnacles State Park, rock climbers and rapellers sharpen their skills along sheer rock faces, and admire the stunning views from the top. Cashmere’s downtown park is a popular “takeout” point for many of the whitewater rafters and kayakers who challenge the Wenatchee River each year.