Leavenworth / Chelan

Lake WenatcheeChiwawaNason RidgeNon-motorized Sno-Parks in the Leavenworth / Chelan area

  1. Lake Wenatchee
  2. Nason Ridge
  3. Chiwawa

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Lake Wenatchee State Park (PDF)

Lake Wenatchee State Park
Phone: 509-763-3101

Emergency Contact Info:
Chelan County Sheriff's Office
Phone: 509-663-9911

Non-Motorized Sno-ParkNon-Motorized Groomed Fee AreaSnow Play AreaSnowshoe AreaNon-Motorized Sno-Park

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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 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: -A moderate slope, about 150'.

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.

2019-2020 SEASON

Printable daily trail grooming report - PDF (includes weekends and holidays)

Groomer: Lake Wenatchee State Park-WA State Parks & Recreation

Remember:  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.