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Despite going to Chelan in the August fire season, the Lake was beautiful and crystal clear. Tons of swimmers, kayakers and boaters. People seemed to be considerately sharing the space and truly it was clear as glass.
Lake Chelan is a gem of a lake....50 miles long and almost 1500 feet deep (third deepest lake in America). Perfect for swimming (albeit a bit cold), SUP, boating and fishing. Take the Lady of the Lake to Stehekin to get a feel for the...More
We visited for 3 days when the wildfires were very bad. We could not even see the mountains two of the days. However, we did have a good time and tried not to let the smoke spoil everything. Very nice town with so much to...More
We came to Chelan for the weekend but unfortunately there were forest fires and therefore loads of smoke :-( but we still had a nice time. We rented a boat to fill in an afternoon and had a look around a small part of the...More
This lake is some 50 miles long and in August ranged In temp of 73-75 degrees, water so clear unimaginable! A word of caution as you get into fire season you run the risk of enjoying your vacation in smoke so bad you can’t see...More
Very nice walk around the lake, great way to lower the blood pressure! Relaxing time for my wife and I. We are planning on retiring near Chelan so this is a great stop to remind ourselves, it's about the journey!
We visited the lake for a few days to enjoy the sunshine and beautiful scenery. The lake is over 50 miles long and is fed by glaciers, so the water remains quite cool and is refreshing on a 90F day. The southeast end of the...More
We have often visited Chelan in the winter and the town becomes a snowfield winter wonderland! I love the Bear food store and also Riverwalk Bookstore across the road. We visited again in July this time it was the Summer season. The Lake turns into...More