|• 8 mi. Hiking Trails|
• 7 mi. Bike Trails
• 5 mi. Horse Trails
|• Boating (freshwater)|
• 1 boat ramp (freshwater)
• 16 feet of dock (freshwater)
• Fishing (freshwater)
• Personal Watercraft (freshwater)
• Swimming (freshwater)
• Water Skiing (freshwater)
• White-water Kayaking
|• 1 Amphitheater|
• Beach Exploration
• Bird Watching
• 200 Fire Circles
• 1 Fire Circle (sheltered)
• Interpretive Activities
• Mountain Biking
• Mountain Climbing
• Rock Climbing
• 1 Volleyball Field
• Wildlife Viewing
Windsurfing is also popular. As the park is in bear country, coolers must be stowed. The park has playground equipment.
The area receives an average of 150 inches of snow during the winter months and offers groomed sledding hills and more than 25 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails, as well as marked showshoe trails and winter camping. For current snow conditions and grooming reports visit online.
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 the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife website.
Free days at state parks
: Visit Washington state parks for free. The Discover Pass is not required to visit a state park on designated free days.
2014 State Parks free days:
Jan. 19 and 20 – In honor of Martin Luther King Day
March 19 – In honor of Washington State Parks' 101st birthday
April 19 – A spring Saturday free day
April 22 – Earth Day
May 11 – A spring Saturday free day
June 7 and 8 – In honor of National Trails Day and WDFW Free Fishing Weekend
June 14 – National Get Outdoors Day
Aug. 25 – In honor of National Park Service’s birthday
Sept. 27 –National Public Lands Day
Nov. 11 – Veteran's Day weekend
Please note: A Discover Pass is still required to access lands managed by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife during State Parks free days. For more information, please visit www.discoverpass.wa.gov
|Date/time||Event description||State Park|
|First Day Hikes: Ring in 2013 by hiking at a Washington state park on New Year’s Day. Discover the natural beauty of Washington as part of a national effort to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun. North Lake Loop: 1 mile, moderate difficulty, minimum age 10, snowshoes required, no dogs allowed. Bring layered winter clothing, snowshoes, snacks and water. A Sno-Park Pass is required. It is possible that there will be insufficient snow for snowshoeing, but not likely. Check with park on local weather conditions. First Day Hikes are presented in partnership with America’s State Parks. For more information about hikes across the country, visit www.americasstateparks.org.
||Lake Wenatchee, north park Sno-Park|
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The park has one boat ramp and 16 feet of dock for handling purposes.
A daily watercraft launching permit for $7 and a trailer dumping permit for $5 is available at the park.
Annual permits also may be purchased at State Parks Headquarters in Olympia, at region offices, online
, and at parks when staff is available.
• Cross-country Skiing
• Dog Sledding
• Ice Climbing
Picnic and Day-use Facilities
The park offers two kitchen shelters without electricity, plus 54 unsheltered picnic tables. Picnic tables are available first come, first served.
One kitchen shelter is reservable and accommodates 20 to 50 people and includes six picnic tables and four cooking grills. Water, firepits and restrooms are nearby. To make a reservation, visit online
or call (888) CAMPOUT or (888) 226-7688.
The second kitchen shelter is available first come, first served. It accommodates eight to 12 people and includes one picnic table, a fireplace and two cooking grills.