There are two State Parks located on the south shore of the lake. The City of Chelan offers camping on the north shore, with full hook-ups and tent sites at the city park. There are several campgrounds on the smaller lakes near Manson – some with hook-ups, restrooms, showers and boat launches. There are also numerous boat-in and hike-in campgrounds within the Lake Chelan Valley.
FOREST SERVICE CAMPGROUNDS
The Chelan Ranger District has 22 primitive campgrounds which are ﬁ rst come, ﬁrst served. Ten “boat-in” campgrounds are located along Lake Chelan and require a Dock Site Permit of $5/day or $40 for a season pass.
All Chelan Ranger District Campgrounds include picnic tables, toilets and ﬁ re-rings. Some include group shelters.
Chelan Ranger District
428 W. Woodin Avenue, Chelan
For locations to obtain boat-in campground federal dock site permits or call the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center at (800) 4CHELAN.