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Lake Chelan

Address: Lake Chelan Marina, Chelan, WA 98816
Phone Number: 509-682-7245
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Ranked #1 of 7 Attractions in Chelan
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Fishing, Water-skiing
Owner description: This scenic lake is best known for its sunbathing, water sports and fishing.
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Fishing, Water-skiing
Owner description: This scenic lake is best known for its sunbathing, water sports and fishing.

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Lake Chelan is a beautiful volcanic-type lake in the mold of Lake Tahoe (CA) and Crater LaKe (OR), but more rustic and less developed than Tahoe. While some might say the North Shore is 'developed', the South Shore is still rustic and forested. The vineyards have proliferated the last 15 years (over the cherries & apples) and developed into several... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

8 of us visited lake Chelan and rented a boat with water tube. It was absolute fun. We visited in June. The tall green trees surrounding the lake and depth gives it an unique green-blue shade. It was absolutely gorgeous.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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19 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We stayed in Chelan for several days, overlooking the beautiful lake and mountains in the distance. As a late Fall trip, there were no crowds and the glacier formed lake was so clear you could see the bottom at 15 feet. Our BIG surprise was the high quality of the many vineyards in the area. Their tasting rooms were staffed... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A late fall visit to Chelan and the lake has provided some breathtaking landscape and dramatic lake views - the foliage is bright golden yellow against the dry sagebrush and rock along the roads that encompass the lake . The huge lake is awe - inspiring and worth a visit any time .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

When my husband and I planned our vacation, we had no idea that this was such a great wine region. We had tried the wines from the Columbia Valley and always enjoyed them. That was part of the reason that we wanted to visit this part of Washington. Although we were here in the off season, the vineyards in this... More 

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Seattle
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Wonderful area and views of the country side and the lake. neat shops to visit, good food, wineries to visit. Next time I will take the Lady of the Lake cruise.

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Bellevue, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

You have to experience it to believe it. It's my favorite place in WA. Summer is great, but yearound activities are available. An it's stunning in the winter snow.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Stay there drive around it, take,the boat cruise you ain't be dissapoi ted. It's fantastic. A lake surrounded by hills and lots of fresh apples

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Tacoma, WA
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32 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A great place. Fun little town with some nice shops and good restaurants. There is a state park that I am sure is very busy in season. The river walk is pleasant and starts in the downtown area. Plenty of places to stay: motels, timeshare condos, and VRBOs. A casino is close by. Manson is not far. The lake is... More 

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Kauai, Hawaii
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I like Lake Chelan - it is so blue and so clear. Chelan also has some great water slides. There is nothing I don't like about Chelan.

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