Are there bears at Lake Wenatchee?
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.
Are motor boats allowed on Lake Wenatchee?
The State Park covers 489 acres with a lot of waterfront on Lake Wenatchee and the Wenatchee River. The beautiful park offers camping and a variety of fresh water activities, including fishing, water skiing, white-water kayaking, windsurfing, swimming, and facilities to launch motorboats and personal water crafts.
Can you fish at Lake Wenatchee?
Fishing At Lake Wenatchee There is about 15 miles of shoreline to explore and fish. Lake Wenatchee State Park has over two miles of waterfront campgrounds, a boat launch ramp and a boat dock. At an elevation of 1,877 ft above sea level the lake offers fishing for trout, salmon, steelhead and whitefish.
Are there grizzly bears in Leavenworth WA?
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.
Are there bears in Leavenworth WA?
“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.
Can you swim in Wenatchee River?
The park is just downstream of where the Wenatchee River enters the Columbia River. There are beaches, a swim area, changing rooms, play fields, tennis courts, restrooms, access to the Loop Trail, and lots of parking.
Can natives get into national parks for free?
“Members of American Indian tribes or traditionally associated groups may enter parks for traditional non-recreational activities without paying an entrance fee.”
How big is Lake Wenatchee State Park in Washington?
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.
When is Lake Wenatchee State Park store open?
Click here for their rentals and pricing. Lake Wenatchee Park Store is a general store offering prepared foods, snacks, beverages, ice cream, espresso, camping supplies, firewood, ice, and other camping necessities. The store is open daily from 10-6 from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day.
How many people can camp at Lake Wenatchee?
The park offers a group camp that accommodates 20 to 80 people. Only tent camping is allowed in the group camp. Fees vary with size of the group. Reservations can be made online or by calling (888) CAMPOUT or (888) 226-7688. For fee information, check out our camping rates page.
Where are the snowshoe trails at Lake Wenatchee?
Snowshoe trails begin on the Lake Wenatchee shore and tie into routes across the Kahler Glen Golf and Ski resort all the way to the top of Nason Ridge. Ski and snowshoe trails range in skill level from beginner to advanced. Set up your tent next to a fire ring on the shore of the lake where the views are stunning!