Lake Chelan

Overview

Introduction

This deep, narrow, glacier-fed lake stretches for 55 mi/90 km on the eastern slope of the Cascades. Few roads run near the lake. Most visitors drive to the town of Chelan at the lake's southeastern end. From there, passengers can take the Lady of the Lake II or Lady Express over to Stehekin. Phone 509-682-4584. http://www.ladyofthelake.com.

Boats run to the town of Stehekin, at the lake's northwestern end (only accessible by ferry or on foot). Startlingly steep walls line the lake in places, and the combination of mountains, blue waters, forest and waterfalls makes for stunning scenery. Apple orchards offering sweet Chelan apples line the shores of the area. Lodging is available in Stehekin, and buses leaving from there provide access to trailheads within the Lake Chelan National Recreation Area. Some trails connect to North Cascades National Park, which is northwest of the lake.

For more information, contact the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce. Phone 509-682-3503 or toll-free 800-424-3526. http://www.lakechelan.com. 110 mi/175 km east of Seattle.

Request Full Destination Guide

To request access to the full version of this destination guide, please provide your email address below. Your email address will only be used for verification purposes and will not be used for marketing purposes.

Email Address  


  Copyright ©2019 Northstar Travel Media LLC. All Rights Reserved.
   
 
  
 
  Your Travel Specialist
 
 
http://www.froschvacations.com
Phone: 713-850-1566
Toll-Free: 800-866-1223
One Greenway Plaza, Suite 800
Houston, Texas 77046
 
 
  Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter