Leavenworth / Chelan

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

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  2. Nason Ridge
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Lake Wenatchee State Park 


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 (trails join with Kahler Glen and Nason Ridge); 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 apply--see Lake Wenatchee State Park web page. There is no tubing or snow play area in the North.

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

Permits Required: A Season Sno-Park pass with Groomed Trails sticker ($80) or a Daily sno-park pass ($20) will get you into all parking areas. 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!

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Sled Hill: -A moderate slope, about 150’.

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Permits: Sno-Park Permit, Special Groomed Trails Permit sticker (required with Seasonal Permit--see permit information) or a Daily Sno Park Permit 

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.

See our promotional video below.


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.

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