Lake Chelan National Recreation Area

Superintendent Name: 
Palmer "Chip" Jenkins, Jr.
Lake Chelan National Recreation area is marked by jagged peaks, deep valleys, cascading waterfalls and magnificent glaciers. United together with Ross Lake and North Cascades National Park by a contiguous overlay of Stephen Mather Wilderness, the beauty of Lake Chelan provides a rich tapestry for visitor experiences of all abilities and interests. The trails and vast undeveloped wilderness allow visitors to experience nature with minimal human-caused intrusions.
Park Acreage: 
59341
Highest Point: 
Mount Rainier
Highest Point Elevation: 
14410 feet
Visitor Count: 
35151
Visitor Count Year Recorded: 
2006
Has Volunteer Program: 
Yes
Has Recycling: 
Yes
Has Shuttle System: 
Yes
Park Sights: 
Diablo Lake
Endangered Species: 
Northern Spotted Owl; Bull Trout; Gray Wolf; Grizzly Bear; Canada Lynx; Marbled Murrelet; Bald Eagle; Western Gray Squirrel; Fisher
Entrance Fees: 
Free
Nearest Major City: 
Wenatchee, WA
Gateway Communities: 
Stehekin, WA; Chelan, WA
Nearby Airports: 
Pangborn Memorial Airport (EAT)