The Lake Chelan Area

Your Guide to Chelan WA & the North Cascades

Anytime is a good time to visit this beautiful part of the Pacific Northwest. The charming town of Chelan WA sits in a peaceful valley in the North Cascades National Forest. Just outside the city limits you will find Lake Chelan, Washington’s largest natural lake. Lakeside Lodge and Suites rests on the shore of this glittering body of water, which serves as a playground for a variety of recreation including swimming, boating, and fishing.

Chelan & the Surrounding Communities

We love Chelan and we know you will, too. The entire area is waiting to be explored. You could vacation here for a month and still not experience everything. From remote villages to bustling cities, our part of the Pacific Northwest is like none other. We have put together some useful information to help you plan your trip. Click on the links below to read more about each area.

Activities and Recreation

The towering Cascade Range is a draw for outdoor enthusiasts, who can enjoy year-round recreation including skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, and biking in the mountains surrounding Lake Chelan. It’s also a popular destination for wine lovers, foodies, and golfers. You will find a whole list of things to do in Chelan by visiting our Activities Page. Discover why people return to the shores of Lake Chelan year after year!