Lake Chelan

Discover a
Washington Original

Only in Lake Chelan will you find four seasons of wine, sun, stunning natural beauty and adventures that you can tune to your own tastes.

50.5 miles of lake, surrounded by vineyards, mountains and small-town charm, promise an array of activities as unique as the people who come here to play or make Lake Chelan their home.

About the Area
Map of Lake Chelan

Enjoy Lake Chelan All Year Long

The World-Class Lake

It’s the season to get out on our world-class lake to enjoy everything from swimming and snorkeling to paddle boarding and parasailing,


Request Travel Information

Request your electronic or mailed copy of the official visitors guide of the Lake Chelan Valley, and plan your own adventure here.


Outdoor Adventures

Experience the trail mix in Lake Chelan. Get out on family-friendly trails in the Echo Ridge trail system, with 25 miles of routes.




Home to Washington’s most exciting AVA (American Viticultural Area) and some of the most mouth-watering cuisine in the Northwest, foodies and wine lovers flock to our valley all four seasons. Our volcanic soil and “lake effect” temperatures make for a longer growing season, sweeter fruit, and one-of-a-kind wines.

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Wolverine Fire Update August 2, 2015

Heavy smoke continues to cover the Lake Chelan Valley, but all businesses remain open and all activities and events previously scheduled will continue uninterrupted. Lake Chelan does not have an air quality monitoring site, but you can view surrounding air quality conditions by clicking here.

For the most recent update on the Wolverine Fire from the U.S. Forest Service, please click here.