Located on 19th Street and sharing a parking lot with the Douglas County Service Building, is the 19th Street Trailhead. This is a very popular place on the east side of the river to gain access to the Apple Capital Loop Trail.
There are restrooms available just off the parking lot and right next to that is a wide open plaza with seating, a fountain feature, and some impressive plaques honoring those who contributed to the building of the loop trail. There is also an air station there for bicycles too.
Once you venture down the path and reach the loop trail, you can head immediately north into the Porter’s Pond Nature Area which is a real special section of the pathway. You can also head south from there and reach the Old Wenatchee Bridge, a historical and significant feature, in relatively short time too. With its location and what it is near, it’s easy to see just why this is the main Apple Capital Loop Trail access point on the east side of the river.