Two of my best friends from the Navy are gunna be flying into Seattle June 19 for some camping, hiking, and fishing excursions. I'm pretty familiar with areas to fish around the state just from experience and info I have read on this board. I am not too familiar with places to camp, or cabins to rent in and around the north cascades area. We talked about driving East and maybe doing some fishing on the Methow if the regs allow it. Though the title says North Cascades area, we are not going to limit ourselves to options there (this is just one of many ideas we came up with). My buddies are adamant about keeping to areas with a lot of trees and mountains (they are coming from Texas and Illinois), even though I would love to hang out in Eastern Washington and partake in the activities out there. But since I am the host I'm willing to go where they want to go to get their version of a "Northwest experience". To them, this consists of fir trees and mountain ridges as far as the eyes can see. One of the proposed ideas was to maybe camp around the Wenatchee area and do some hiking and fishing around there. I'm thinking that icicle creek or the entiat my be good options for fishing if we drove a little further south. I also suspect there is plenty of good hiking in this area as well. Lakes I've considered are Ross lake, Lake Wenatchee, and even Chelan. I was also looking into the Okanagon National Forest, but I don't know much about the fishing up there. If anyone is willing give me input on a good route to take, or a central base to get a cabin or camp within a relatively short distance to do the aforementioned activities, I would really appreciate it.