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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Fire Update August 28, 2015

Air quality is forecasted to be moderate to good through the weekend. Up-to-date air quality information can be found here. You can find the latest news on the area fires here.

Businesses in the Lake Chelan Valley are open and welcoming customers as they resume their regular summer hours. For questions, please contact individual businesses directly or contact the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce at 509.682.3503 or

Community Meetings: A community meeting will be held tonight, Friday, August 28th at 7:00pm at Fire Station #1, 2200 Entiat Way, in Entiat. A second meeting will be held Saturday, August 29, at 7:00pm at the Performing Arts Center, Chelan High School, 215 W. Webster Way.

For those wishing to donate to the relief efforts, the Community Foundation of North Central Washington​ has set up a Chelan Valley Fire Relief Fund to help the victims of the area wildfires. 100% of the funds are going to help Chelan Valley Hope.  Please be aware that Chelan Valley Hope is NOT in need of physical items. They overwhelm the system and are not being used. For more information on how to give and areas of need, please review the press release here.