Lake Chelan National Recreation Area


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Lake Chelan National Recreation Area:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Lake Chelan National Recreation Area

Address:c/o North Cascades National Park
PO Box 7
Stehekin, WA 98852

Phone:509-682-2549
Fax:360-856-1934
Web: www.nps.gov/lach/
Size: 61,947 acres.
Established: Established on October 2, 1968.
Location:50 miles uplake from Chelan, Washington. Accessible year-round by passenger ferry or float-plane; there are no road connections between Lake Chelan National Recreation Area and the outside. There are a number of trails available for hiking to the area in the summer.
Facilities:Campgrounds, picnic area, cabin rental, lodging, groceries, restaurant/snacks, boat rental, visitor center, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Camping, hiking, horseback riding, mountain climbing, boating, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, boat tours.
Special Features:Here the beautiful Stehekin Valley, with a portion of fjordlike Lake Chelan, adjoins the southern unit of North Cascades National Park (see separate entry for description). Lake Chelan rests in a trough carved by glaciers, and with a depth of nearly 1,500 feet, is one of the nation's deepest lakes.

See other parks in Washington.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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* Lake Chelan National Recreation Area is within the North Cascades National Park Complex in Washington State.
The complex, which includes North Cascades National Park and Ross Lake and Lake Chelan national recreation areas, is adjacent to more than 2 million acres of US.

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