North Central Washington has a lot to be thankful for when it comes to our fire departments. Many of them are small or remote and still do a great job of protecting their communities and all of us, really. Here is a look at the fire station in Dryden, Washington.
A very popular stop right at the intersection of US Highway 2 and US Highway 97 at a place known locally as the Big Y is the Big Y Cafe in Dryden, Washington. It is not only a convenient place to stop, but it offers some really good food too.
The Wenatchee River, seen here flowing underneath a bridge near Dryden, starts at the eastern end of Lake Wenatchee and flows through the communities of Plain, Leavenworth, Peshastin, Dryden, Cashmere, Monitor, and finally Wenatchee before emptying into the Columbia River. There are lots of fun activities to do on the river, including fishing, kayaking, rafting, tubing, and more.
Dryden is a small town on US Highway 2 located between the city of Cashmere and the Big Y turn off that takes travelers over Blewett Pass on Highway 97. During the right time of the year, leaving the highway to enter Dryden gives the traveler a good opportunity to get some of the fruit that this area is famous for.
The Big Y Cafe sits near Dryden, WA at the junction of US2 and US97 between Cashmere and Leavenworth, Washington.