Leavenworth / Chelan

Lake Wenatchee Chiwawa Nason Ridge Non-motorized Sno-Parks in the Leavenworth / Chelan area

3/22/18: The season is winding down; sno-parks will be closing with grooming ending on March 31st and sanitation being removed on Monday, April 2.

  1. Lake Wenatchee
  2. Nason Ridge
  3. Chiwawa

Lake Wenatchee North

Lake Wenatchee State Park 

Lake Wenatchee State Park

Emergency Contact Info:
Chelan County Sheriff's Office

Non-Motorized Sno-Park Non-Motorized Groomed Fee Area Snow Play Area Snowshoe Area Restrooms

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Directions: North of Leavenworth. Highway 2 west to State Route 207. South lot: Left on Cedar Brae Road to park entrance. North lot: 1 mile beyond south lot on SR 207
Elevation: 1,875 feet
8 am to dusk
100 spaces.

Trails: 1.) Lake Wenatchee South      2.) Lake Wenatchee North     
Tracks 5 kilometers north side & 30 kilometers south side; skating lane in north area and Nason Ridge trails in south area; snowshoe trail 8 kilometers

The South Park offers a tubing hill, designated snow play area and day-use area open for camping (additional fees may apply--see Lake Wenatchee State Park web page. There is no tubing or snow play area in the North.

Nearby amenities: first aid, food, heated restrooms, overnight accommodations and ski and snowshoe rentals

Permits: Sno-Park Permit, Special Groomed Trails Permit sticker (required with Seasonal Permit--see permit information); for a One Day Sno Park Permit a Discover Pass will also need to be displayed.

Sno-Park Permit required Nov. thru Apr. or as posted.
Please obey posted signs indicating whether a permit is needed. Contact the local agency listed for each Sno-Park for more information.

Please note:
After periods of extreme weather, work crews may be on trails during the day to clear debris or drifts. Please exercise caution.
2017-2018 SEASON

North Park: Completed on 3/18 around 10:00 am. Thin spots under tree canopies. 
Permits Required in the North Area.  A Season Sno-Park pass with Groomed Trails sticker will get you into all parking areas ($80).  The Daily Sno-Park pass ($20) also requires an Annual or Daily Discover Pass in the park. Self-pay stations are available at each parking area within the park for daily Sno-Park and daily Discover Passes. Sno Park permits are available online:  Buy a SnoPark Permit   Local vendors include Plain Hardware and Midway Grocery, and Derr Sportsman in Leavenworth.
 Snowshoe Trail Information:  South Park:  Here we offer a 1.8-mile loop trip and a route to Nason Ridge for the more adventurous.  The loop follows Wenatchee River and Nason creek then returns to the beach through a Ponderosa Pine / Douglas fir forest.   The Nason Ridge trail runs 2.7 miles from beach to ridge top.  Great views begin about one mile from the beach.
North Park:  A 2-mile loop is maintained along river, lakeshore and through forest.  Thanks to our volunteers!
Chiwawa:  A 1.5 or 3.8 mile semi-loop snowshoe trail – 600’ elevation gain, great views.  Volunteer built!
Sled Hill:  - Open-  A moderate slope, about 150’. 

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Groomer: Lake Wenatchee State Park-WA State Parks & Recreation
Grooming reports are updated when trail grooming information is provided. Reports are posted Monday thru Saturday. No updates on Sundays or holidays.

Schedule is subject to change.