|Location||Cascade Range, Chelan County, Washington, US (near Leavenworth, Washington)|
|Coordinates||47.822°N 120.772°WCoordinates:47.822°N 120.772°W|
|Primary inflows||White River, Little Wenatchee River|
|Primary outflows||Wenatchee River|
Lake Wenatchee State Park is a 492-acre camping park with 12,623 feet of waterfront on glacier-fed Lake Wenatchee and the Wenatchee River. Located 16 miles from the Bavarian theme town of Leavenworth, the park is a natural wildlife area, and visitors should be aware of the presence of bears and other natural dangers.
There have been a number of bear sitings in the Lake Wenatchee area, including two different bears yesterday on North Shore between the Y Camp and Brown Road. … It is somewhat unusual to have bears around the lake this long after the snow has melted out.
|Wind:||0 mph from the E|
|Today’s High Wind:||11 mph (3:34am)|
|Daily Wind Run||22miles (wind * time)|
|Lake Water Temp:||43.0F|
|Reservations:||Campsites may be reserved through www.recreation.gov.|
|Restroom:||Flush Toilet (6)|
Wenatchee Lake Fish Species Wenatchee Lake provides opportunities for steelhead, bull trout, common carp, rainbow trout, chinook salmon, sockeye salmon, signal crayfish, bridgelip sucker, mountain whitefish, northern pikeminnow and westslope cutthroat trout throughout the year.
For years, grizzly bear sitings have been reported in the Lake Wenatchee and Leavenworth areas. … In that 10,000 square mile reserve, only five to 20 grizzly bears can be found. It’s the largest recovery area in the U.S.
Lake Wenatchee and Leavenworth residents need to be extra careful about black bears this fall according to a recent article in the Wenatchee World. More bears are being seen in the local area this year and it appears it is due to a lack of huckleberries in the mountains.
Pets are welcome in the park. Dogs must remain on a leash and be cleaned up after.
For the avid sports adventurer, you’ve got water sports (paddle boarding and water skiing, wake boarding, and jet skiing), court sports (basketball, volleyball and tennis) and outdoor sports (hiking and biking).
Cle Elum, Kachess, and Keechelus reservoirs are in the Wenatchee National Forest. Camping, swimming, boating, picnicking, and fishing are available at all three reservoirs especially in the streams below the dams. Available fish species are lake trout, kokanee, and rainbow trout.
Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.
Locally, you can float part of the Wenatchee River with Tube Leavenworth (509-548-8823).Jul 3, 2019
At 7.25 miles long, this relatively shallow lake really warms up in the summertime, getting up to 75 degrees in July and August. Lake Sammamish State Park, at the south end of the lake, is a wildly popular spot for swimming and sunbathing, but at the north end, Idylwood Beach Park is a tucked-away gem. … Lake Chelan.
Learn more. Sno-Park permit: A one-day or seasonal Sno-Park permit allows use of State Park Sno-Parks (Hyak, Crystal Springs, Pearrygin Lake, Lake Wenatchee, Lake Easton, Mount Spokane, Fields Spring and Easton Reload) without a Discover Pass.
At an elevation of 1,877 ft above sea level the lake offers fishing for trout, salmon, steelhead and whitefish. Boats are available for rent, or you can bring your own pleasure boat, fishing boat, canoe or kayak.
TUMWATER CAMPGROUND CLOSED
The lack of vegetation recovery across the upper watersheds of Chiwaukum, Hatchery, and Thompson Creeks makes these drainages prone to flooding and debris flows which can directly affect Tumwater Campground.
Fish Lake offers very good trout and perch fishing in a spectacular, high mountain setting. It is one of the better places in the Western US to catch large lake trout (up to 30 pounds) and splake (a lake trout/brook trout hybrid that is fairly easy to catch and often reaches 4-6 pounds in the lake).
The not-so-secret secret: It used the natural beauty of the North Cascades and the resemblance to the Bavarian Alps region of southern Germany to recreate itself as a Bavarian-style vacation destination. Leavenworth, originally called Icicle Flats, was first settled in about 1885 as a trading post.
The dying logging town of Leavenworth, Washington reinvented itself in the 1960’s as a faux-Bavarian village. I found during a brief visit to Leavenworth that the people there may dress like they’re from Bavaria, but they don’t actually speak German. …
Shrew (Water, Marsh, Vagrant, Trowbridge’s and Merriam’s), American Pika, Snowshoe Hare, Coast Mole, American Shrew-Mole, Muskrat, Beaver, Marmots (Yellow-bellied and Hoary), Cascade Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrel, Chipmunk (Townsend’s, Least and Yellow Pine), Squirrel (Grey, Douglas and Northern Flying), North …
“Bears in Leavenworth are nothing new. We get calls about them in town fairly frequently and part of the reason for that is, yes, Leavenworth is surrounded by bear habitat.
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