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Beautiful large lake, but cold!!

We visit Lake Chelan as often as we can it is nice to have so much space on a very large lake. It... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
WAgirl82
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Arlington, Washington, United States
Used the Lady of the Lake to go to Stehekin.

Used the Lady of the Lake to go to Stehekin - Front desk was very helpful and friendly. both boats... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sheila s
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Tinley Park, Illinois
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This scenic lake is best known for its sunbathing, water sports and fishing.
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Lake Chelan Marina, Chelan, WA 98816
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visit Lake Chelan as often as we can it is nice to have so much space on a very large lake. It can get pretty choppy with some giant waves for little boats sometimes. The lake is also pretty cold even in the hottest...More

1  Thank WAgirl82
Reviewed 1 week ago

Used the Lady of the Lake to go to Stehekin - Front desk was very helpful and friendly. both boats we were on were very clean and had a great concession stand. the dock seemed well maintained

Thank sheila s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite going to Chelan in the August fire season, the Lake was beautiful and crystal clear. Tons of swimmers, kayakers and boaters. People seemed to be considerately sharing the space and truly it was clear as glass.

Thank C K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful clean lake. Great for kayak and jet skis. Rented jet ski from Shoreline rentals, 1/2 day in the am for a bargain price.

Thank islandtop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lake Chelan is a gem of a lake....50 miles long and almost 1500 feet deep (third deepest lake in America). Perfect for swimming (albeit a bit cold), SUP, boating and fishing. Take the Lady of the Lake to Stehekin to get a feel for the...More

Thank busconi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited for 3 days when the wildfires were very bad. We could not even see the mountains two of the days. However, we did have a good time and tried not to let the smoke spoil everything. Very nice town with so much to...More

Thank Anne0827
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Chelan for the weekend but unfortunately there were forest fires and therefore loads of smoke :-( but we still had a nice time. We rented a boat to fill in an afternoon and had a look around a small part of the...More

1  Thank Brendonford
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

This lake is some 50 miles long and in August ranged In temp of 73-75 degrees, water so clear unimaginable! A word of caution as you get into fire season you run the risk of enjoying your vacation in smoke so bad you can’t see...More

Thank Clay P
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Very nice walk around the lake, great way to lower the blood pressure! Relaxing time for my wife and I. We are planning on retiring near Chelan so this is a great stop to remind ourselves, it's about the journey!

Thank Rob R
Reviewed August 5, 2018

We visited the lake for a few days to enjoy the sunshine and beautiful scenery. The lake is over 50 miles long and is fed by glaciers, so the water remains quite cool and is refreshing on a 90F day. The southeast end of the...More

1  Thank GoAlong2
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isicran
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very good temperatures both in the lake and the adjoining river.
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