Burn Ban - Level 1

Fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills. Propane and gas grills allowed.

Lake Wenatchee State Park, Lake, South Beach, Sunset
Lake Wenatchee State Park, Welcome Sign
Lake Wenatchee State Park, Lake, South Beach, Double Rainbow
Lake Wenatchee State Park, Lake, North River, Winter
Lake Wenatchee State Park, Lake, South River

Lake Wenatchee State Park

21588 Lake Wenatchee Hwy, Leavenworth, WA 98826

Lake Wenatchee is a Northwest icon with a clear blue lake surrounded by mountains and open year-round.

Rules

  • Dogs Allowed on Leash
  • Fires Allowed in Designated Areas

As the park is in bear country, coolers must be stowed away. 

Each winter season, from December 1 through March 31, Lake Wenatchee becomes a Sno-Park and Sno-Park permits are required. Discover Passes are not valid during this time. More information about winter recreation at Lake Wenatchee can be found on the Lake Wenatchee Sno-Park page. Sno-Park permits can be purchased online or at the park office.

Activities

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Beach Exploration

First Day Hike Events

Winter Camping

Biking

Bird Watching

Boating

Camping

Fishing

Geocaching

Hiking, Walking, Rolling and Running

Horseback Riding

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Kayaking

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Paddleboarding

Swimming

Winter Activities

Amenities

Accessible Campsites

Automated Pay Station

Accessible Restrooms

ADA Buildings

Drinking Water

Fire Pit

Park Ranger Station

Restrooms

Showers

Trash Service

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Firewood

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ADA Boat Launch

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Boat Ramp

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Dock

Grill

Groceries

Kitchen Shelter

Picnic Shelters

Picnic Tables

Sink

Accessible Parking

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Trailer Dump

Horseshoe Pits

Playgrounds

Volleyball

Amphitheater

Concessions

Interpretive Opportunities

Sno-Park

Bike Trails

Hiking Trails

Park features

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Creek

Forest

Freshwater

Island

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Lake

Mountain View

River

Rocky Beach

Sandy Beach

Seasonal Wildflowers

Viewpoint

Wildlife Viewing

Rules

  • Dogs Allowed on Leash
  • Fires Allowed in Designated Areas

As the park is in bear country, coolers must be stowed away. 

Each winter season, from December 1 through March 31, Lake Wenatchee becomes a Sno-Park and Sno-Park permits are required. Discover Passes are not valid during this time. More information about winter recreation at Lake Wenatchee can be found on the Lake Wenatchee Sno-Park page. Sno-Park permits can be purchased online or at the park office.

Map & visitor guide

47.810127258301, -120.7236251831

Lake Wenatchee State Park is a waterfront park on the 5-mile-long, glacier-fed Lake Wenatchee and Wenatchee River. Located near the Bavarian theme town of Leavenworth, the park is a natural wildlife area so visitors should be aware of the presence of bears and other natural dangers.

Winter recreation

During winter, enjoy groomed cross-country and skate ski trails, a groomed sled hill and marked snowshoe trails. Winter camping with heated restrooms and showers is also available. Watch a YouTube video about winter sports in the park. 

To view the current grooming report and additional Sno-Park information, visit the Lake Wenatchee Sno-Park page

Camping

As of 04/20/2024, sites in the North Campground and the lower section of the South Campground are reservable. Reservations are highly recommended as we fill to capacity on the weekends. 

Sites 89-100 in the South Campground and 101-112 in the North Campground are not reservable. These sites are 1st-come 1st-served until June 12th. Water and electric RV sites are available in the North Campground, however only six 1st-come 1st-served sites have hookups. Water and electric RV sites are not available in the South Campground.  Due to narrow roadways, RV and trailer combinations over 32' are not allowed in the South Campground area.

Credit card payment may not be available in the Park; please come prepared with cash or check. Sites vary in pricing from $20 to $40 per night, plus $10/night for one additional vehicle. Water and restrooms are available within the campgrounds. 

Concessions

Icicle Outfitters

For a quiet adventure and some of the most beautiful scenery in the Cascade Mountains, take a horse ride with Icicle Outfitters. Tours range from a few hours to a full day. For additional information and reservations, visit Icicle Outfitters' website.

Lake Wenatchee Adventures

Rent a kayak and standup paddleboard from Lake Wenatchee Adventures. Open daily from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day, they are located near the swim beach next to the Camp Store. Click here for rentals and pricing (PDF, 2.4MB).

Lake Wenatchee Park Store

Stop by the Lake Wenatchee Park Store for prepared foods, snacks, beverages, ice cream, espresso, camping supplies, firewood, ice and other camping necessities. The store is open daily 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day. In addition, the store is open on many weekends throughout the fall, winter, and spring. Snowshoe rentals now available in winter. Click here to view Lake Wenatchee Park Store's Instagram.

Park camera

The park has a live camera at the swim beach. Click here for a lake view.