Alta Lake State Park

Alta Lake State Park is a 181-acre camping park where the mountainous pine forests meet the desert. Alta Lake is about two miles long and a half mile wide. The park offers good trout fishing during summer months. Lake Chelan, with its many activities, is 30 minutes away.

Alta Lake offers good trout fishing and conditional waterskiing and windsurfing during summer months.
  1. Activities
  2. Boating
  3. Camping
  4. History
  5. Maps

Picnic and Day-Use Facilities

The park provides one kitchen shelter without electricity, two sheltered picnic tables, and 18 unsheltered picnic tables. All day-use facilities are first come, first served.

  • 2 miles of hiking trails
Water Activities & Features

  • Boating
  • Diving
  • Freshwater fishing
  • Personal watercraft
  • 60 foot dock
  • Swimming
  • Two boat ramps
  • Water skiing
Other Activities & Features
  • Bird Watching
  • Golfing
  • Sailboarding
  • Wildlife viewing
Additional Information
  • Sailboarding is popular with park visitors.
  • There is an 18-hole golf course in the Alta Lake area.
  • Wi-Fi is available at the park.
  • Waterskiing can be dangerous on this small lake. There are waterskiing opportunities four miles away on the Columbia River.
  • A recreational license is required for fishing and shellfish harvesting at Washington State Parks. For regulations, fishing season information, or to purchase a recreational license, visit Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.