Chelan, WA Trails and Parks

Chelan has 13 trails in the vicinity, including 7 hiking trails and 4 for cross-country skiing. These trails range from 4 to 62 miles in length. The most popular trails are Shady Pass - Lake Chelan, Swakane Canyon and Lyman Lakes. Trails.com member Jackie C. recently completed Swakane Canyon.
  • Pot PeakView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Chelan, WA

    •  7 to 9 hours
    •  28.7 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride gains 4,300 feet of elevation —it isn’t easy. Steady along a ridgetop, this singletrack comes with long, painstaking climbs and fast, ...

  • Swakane CanyonView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Chelan, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  4 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    That was our first reaction when we saw this desolate desert canyon. Though you’ll be following an old road, this canyon seems to have been carved ...

  • Echo RidgeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Chelan, WA

    • Cross-Country Skiing  
    •  5 hours
    •  13 miles
    •  Guide

    Echo Ridge Sno-Park is the result of hard work on the part of the Lake Chelan Nordic Club and the personnel of the Chelan Ranger District. This ...

  • Chelan Lakeshore TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Chelan, WA

    •  2 to 3 days (generally, an additional travel day is needed for the return boat ride and long drive h
    •  18 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail can be hiked from the north or the south, though hiking from south to north is recommended because it provides more views of the mountains ...

  • Chelan to LeavenworthView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Chelan, WA

    • Scenic Drives  
    •  62 miles
    •  Guide

    This 62-mile drive follows along the south shore of Lake Chelan to Lake Chelan State Park, takes Navarre Coulee around Bear Mountain, follows ...

  • Lake ChelanView Trail Details

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    Chelan, WA

    • Birding  
    •  Guide

    Although it is better known as a tourist destination, Lake Chelan and its surrounding areas have a lot to offer bird-watchers. From Bald Eagles ...

  • The OutbackView Trail Details

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    Chelan, WA

    •  4 hours
    •  7.6 miles
    •  Guide

    To experience the full smorgasbord of skiing opportunities at Echo Ridge, you must be prepared to break free of the groomed trails and head to ...

  • Echo ValleyView Trail Details

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    Chelan, WA

    • Cross-Country Skiing  
    •  2 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Echo Valley Ski Area is patronized by hordes of young kids. Laughing and screaming are the main forms of communication as they zoom up rope tows ...

  • Adventure on a Long, Long Lake: Mule Deer on the East SlopeView Trail Details

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    Chelan, WA

    • Nature Trips  
    •  Day trip or weekend at Stehekin Lodge at the head of the lake
    •  Guide

    Take a boat ride on Lake Chelan, deepest gorge in North America. Soak up the solitude and alpine scenery. See mule deer, mountain goats, and ...

  • Lyman LakesView Trail Details

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    Chelan, WA

    •  8.5 hours
    •  16.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This 16.2-mile out-and-back backpack trip starts at a remote mining-town-turned-retreat deep in the Railroad Creek Valley and leads to the spectacular ...

  • Chester Butte Wildlife AreaView Trail Details

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    Chelan, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    This area was one of the most recent additions to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s inventory of protected wildlife habitat lands. ...

  • Moses Coulee PreserveView Trail Details

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    Chelan, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    By our estimation, and from a mature geologist’s point of view, this area is equally as grand as the aptly named Grand Coulee. Geology on a ...

  • Shady Pass - Lake ChelanView Trail Details

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    Chelan, WA

    •  Easy
    •  1.5 to 2 hours
    •  26 miles
    •  Guide

    Traversing the rugged and steep Chelan Mountains provides excellent views, from over 6,000 feet elevation, of the Cascade Range, Entiat Valley, ...