Lake Chelan National Recreation Area

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Lake Chelan Information

Discover one of the nation's deepest lakes, reaching a depth of 1,500 ft and offering boating, fishing, and lakeshore camping.

Here, the beautiful Stehekin Valley, with a portion of fjordlike Lake Chelan, adjoins North Cascades National Park. Lake Chelan National Recreation Area rests in a glacially carved trough in the Cascades Range. Lake Chelan, one of the nation's deepest, reaching a depth of 1,500 feet, offers boating, fishing, and lakeshore camping. The average width is less than two miles, but Lake Chelan extends 50 miles into the Cascade Mountains.

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Visiting Lake Chelan

Map of the Park

Lake Chelan National Recreation Area
c/o North Cascades 810 State Route 20
Sedro-Woolley , WA

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pine cones and pine tree branch
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