Lake Chelan, lake, north-central to northwestern Washington, U.S. The narrow fjordlike lake winds northwest-southeast for 55 miles (88 km) through a glacier-carved valley along the eastern edge of the Cascade Range.
What city is closest to Lake Chelan?
Cities near Lake Chelan Hills, Washington:
- East Wenatchee Bench, WA.
- Wenatchee, WA.
- East Wenatchee, WA.
- Moses Lake, WA.
- Ellensburg, WA.
- Osoyoos, Canada.
- Monroe, WA.
- Yakima, WA.
What is so special about Lake Chelan?
Interesting facts about Lake Chelan: The lake is 52 miles long and only 1 mile wide at its widest. It’s the third deepest lake in the U.S. At its greatest depth it’s 386 feet below sea level. The lake was formed by glaciers millions of years ago. Chelan is a Open new tab to official websitedistinct wine region.
How many dead bodies are in Lake Chelan?
Lake Chelan has a reputation of never yielding its dead and the bodies of the missing nine victims will never be recovered. It is the worst school-related accident in Washington state history.
What is at the bottom of Lake Chelan?
You could stack two and a half Space Needles underwater in Lake Chelan! The bottom 386 feet of the lake are below sea level. Measuring only one to two miles across, Lake Chelan snakes its way 50 miles through the foothills of the Cascades.
Can you drive around Lake Chelan?
There are no roads to this tiny, uplake, mountain village. It is accessible only by boat, helicopter, or hiking. The Lady of the Lake passenger ferry leaves Chelan with regularly scheduled service to Stehekin and back. While in Stehekin, ride horses, kayak, bicycle, or fish.
What is Chelan Washington known for?
Best known for its warm sun and clear blue lake, Chelan lies where the Cascade Mountains meet the eastern Washington desert — on the southeast tip of glacier-fed Lake Chelan. Chelan offers boutique shopping and plentiful dining, plus a beautiful lake, burgeoning wine industry, golf courses and mountain-biking trails.
What is the deepest part of Lake Chelan?
Chelan is currently operating under phase 3 of Washington State’s phased reopening plan.