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Address: North Cascades National Park, WA
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Description: Recreational area in the southern half of the park.

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Beautiful Lake

Beautiful lake. Warm to swim. Ideal place for families. Good stop for anyone driving through. The town is small and charming and easy to stay or get a bite to eat.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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British Columbia, Canada
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British Columbia, Canada
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330 reviews
115 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Beautiful lake. Warm to swim. Ideal place for families. Good stop for anyone driving through. The town is small and charming and easy to stay or get a bite to eat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

beautiful mountain views change with each turn on the lake, and the view on the way back to Chelan looks different than the way you came, just by facing the opposite direction. Boat ride is long because the lake is so long, but scenery is well worth it.

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Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

went for a week of camping with my daughter and here family. Well kept campground along side the recreation area, showers and toilets maintained. Happy to see lots of recycling areas. Plenty of shops and restaurants around. Beautiful beach area, cons: water was very cold though, streets were hard to cross as high traffic area, long wait to check in... More 

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Aberdeen, Washington
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Hiking, opportunities for fishing, biking, rafting, kayaking, and horse-back riding on future visits! Many good hiking maps and books available.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Hi readers! After traveling to almost every State in the Nation, I have to admit, Washington has it all...well, at least in the summer, which is the only time I've been there. I was visiting friends in Seattle, and ended up at Lake Chelan. The drive was 3 hours of magical and spectacular sights. I come from the Desert of... More 

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Utah
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86 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

The town of Chelan has really grown. It's crown jewel is the beautiful crystal clear water of Lake Chelan. The area is very interesting. There are so many changing views traveling through the area. We will visit again.

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Florence, Oregon
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

We booked our trip the evening before. There was a lot of smoke in the air from nearby fires and we were concerned about it blocking our view of the mountains. The next morning the wind had blown the smoke away and we had a lovley day for our cruise up the lake. The trip is about four hours up... More 

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Chilliwack, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

We camp here every July and keep coming back for the weather and the scenery. You can't go wrong here in the summertime.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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18 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Beautiful location right off Lake Chelan. We made a reservation for campsite #69. Unfortunately, there's not someone manning the campsites after 5pm so when we rolled in at 6pm another group was in our spot. They were nice and moved to another site but I could see this being a big issue on a busy weekend. #69 is in a... More 

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Bonney Lake, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

This last weekend 4 wonderful families came together to experience Lake Chelan for our first time. We luckily were able to reserve G1 camp site at the very last minute. From the looks of the calendar that is a very rare to happen. It was 138.06 for two nights and when it was split between the families is hands down... More 

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Address: North Cascades National Park, WA
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  North Cascades National Park

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