|• Boating (freshwater)|
• 2 boat ramps (freshwater)
• Fishing (freshwater)
• Personal Watercraft (freshwater)
• Water Skiing (freshwater)
|• Bird Watching|
• Mountain Biking
Visitors may enjoy hiking and scuba diving. A nearby ferry service travels each day to the head of the lake where visitors may stop in at North Cascades National Park.
Although hunting is not allowed at state parks, the park makes a great base camp.
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
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Two boat ramps are available. The launch is generally usable from mid-June to the end of December. For up-to-date information, call the Information Center at (360) 902-8844.
A daily permit is available for watercraft launching at the park for $7. Annual permits also may be purchased at State Parks Headquarters in Olympia, at region offices, online
, and at parks when staff is available.
There is a modern marina with moorage for 20 boats up to 23 feet long. Moorage slips are reservable from July 1 through Sept. 15. Marina slips may be available prior to July 1 depending on the lake water level. Please visit the Chelan County Public Utility District Web site
for more information on the lake's water level. Visitors with campsite reservations during mid to late June may receive an e-mail advising that marina slips are reservable during the time of their campsite reservation if the water level reaches an elevation of 1098 feet.To make a reservation, visit online
or call (888) CAMPOUT or (888) 226-7688.
The boat launch is usable once the lake reaches an elevation of 1093.
The marina slips are usable once the lake reaches an elevation of 1098.
are charged year round for mooring at docks, floats and buoys from 1 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Moorage permits are available at parks offering moorage. For information, call (360) 902-8844.
The park also sells the Lake Chelan Federal Dock Site Permit, required for use of federal docks along the lake between May 1 and Oct. 31.
Picnic and Day-use Facilities
The park provides a small grassy area and a few unsheltered picnic tables, available first come, first served.