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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On Your Way to Lake Chelan? Use Alternate Routes

US Hwy 97A Closure from Wenatchee to Entiat

If you are heading to Lake Chelan, please plan to travel on US Hwy 97 through Orondo. US Hwy 97A is currently closed from Wenatchee to Entiat as crews work to contain the Mills Canyon fire in Entiat.

The sky is clear over Lake Chelan and the air quality is good, according to the Chelan Douglas Health Department. All businesses are open and operating as usual.

Follow Chelan County Emergency Management for Updates