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Lake Chelan

Lake Chelan Marina, Chelan, WA 98816
+1 509-682-7245
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Late season, still lovely!

We went to Lake Chelan Late in the season but still enjoyed the sheer beauty of the lake and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michael V
Maquoketa, Iowa
via mobile
We are "On Lake Chelan Time"

Having owned property in the Lake Chelan area for almost 2 decades has given us an appreciation for... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Wolf P
Chelan, Washington
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This scenic lake is best known for its sunbathing, water sports and fishing.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Lake Chelan Marina, Chelan, WA 98816
+1 509-682-7245
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Lake Chelan Late in the season but still enjoyed the sheer beauty of the lake and surrounding mountains. City of Chelan had a floating boat show on the lake called mahogany and Merlot which added a lot to the Enjoyment of the...More

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Having owned property in the Lake Chelan area for almost 2 decades has given us an appreciation for a more leisurely lifestyle that centers around this pristine North Cascades fed lake. What began as a weekend get away will soon become our permanent domicile. So...More

Thank Wolf P
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We took the ferry from Chelan to Stehekin, WA, which is a 60 mile boat ride that takes about 3 hours, but well worth the time. Stehekin is only accessible by water, no roads go to the town. The scenery is great. Stehekin has a...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

this is an extremely beautiful area and the town of Chelan is a wonderful place. the area is clean and well taken care of. we sat in the park and looked out at the lake which was very relaxing.

Thank karlee_sos
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

It was very dry/sagebrush around the southern end of the lake and more forest as you go north. Lots of fruit orchards!

Thank Robyn D
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Crystal clear lake and super cold. Plenty to do around the lake such as visiting wineries, eating at the many many restaurants and simply walking among the historic downtown shops. enjoy

1  Thank locosd40
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Went for a chartered fishing trip. Met our limited in just ½ out slotted time! Great views, crystal clear water for all types of water sports. Quaint little town to visit

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The lake has many water sports to enjoy. Water temperature is perfect. The lake is so clear and safe for kids to swim as well. The recreational park is huge and its a great picnic spot to grill, play and relax.

Thank Preety Y
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The beauty of Chelan is the color of the lake. You can see clear to the bottom; at least 30 feet. It's a glacial fed lake, the source of its color. August is best month, warms up considerably. So refreshing.

Thank Arlene C
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Chelan has something for everyone. Lake, town, mountains, restaurants, wineries, hotels, camping. So many options to please everyone in the group.

1  Thank Undrwtr
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2 June 2015|
Response from Judybookdoc |
very good temperatures both in the lake and the adjoining river.