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

Local Wine

Learn about wine in an atmosphere that’s authentic, warm and welcoming.

Request the Official Visitor's Guide

For a complete guide to all that Lake Chelan has to offer, download our digital guide or request one in the mail.

Local Food

Pair local varietals with farm fresh dishes from a number of family-run bistros.



There really is no other place like the Lake Chelan Valley. Framed by alpine peaks, bathed in the endless deep of a 50.5-mile long treasure, four seasons of adventure await for families and thrill seekers alike. Here are some ideas to get started. Get Out on the Lake Yes, an obvious suggestion. But you may

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Carlton Complex Fire Update:

11M July 21: Information on the Carlton Complex fire has been updated. The fire has not increased much in size. Evacuation levels have not changed in any area. The fire is currently not a threat to the Lake Chelan Valley. Chelan Valley Hope is still accepting donations for those displaced by the fire. They have plenty of dog and pet food. They are requesting that individuals refrain from donating additional pet food. For a more detailed report, click here.

Red Cross Shelters for evacuees include:

  • Omak Fellowship Church, Winthrop Red Barn, Chelan High School – (509) 663-3907

According to the Chelan Douglas Health Department, the air quality in the Lake Chelan Valley is good. For more details on air quality, please visit the Chelan Douglas Health Department website or call them directly at 509.886.6499.


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