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l guide to the upper Lake Chelan drainage and a discussion on wilderness use

Herbert J. Sargo

l guide to the upper Lake Chelan drainage and a discussion on wilderness use

by Herbert J. Sargo

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Published by Huxley College of Environmental Studies, Western Washington State College in Bellingham, Wash .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (leaf 39 (1st foliation)).

Other titlesSection two
Statementby Herbert J. Sargo.
Series[Problem series], Problem series (Huxley College of Environmental Studies)
The Physical Object
Pagination39, [6] leaves :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13634232M
OCLC/WorldCa56890307

Wenatchee (WRIA 45) Watershed Planning, under Chapter RCW, began in the Wenatchee Watershed (WRIA 45) in with the City of Wenatchee, the Wenatchee Reclamation District, and Chelan County as the initiating governments.. Chelan County was designated as the Lead Agency. The Wenatchee Watershed Planning Unit is made up of a diverse group of . Lake Chelan National Recreation Area extends from the Stehekin Valley and connects to North Cascades National Park and Ross Lake. With over hiking trails, fishing, boating, and primitive campsites there is plenty to see and do. You'll feel away from it all tucked back in this mountainous region.

Lake Chelan Now, Chelan, Washington. 6, likes talking about this 8 were here. Content inspired by and reflective of life in the Lake Chelan Valley! For advertising contact. Wilderness Connect ; University of Montana; 32 Campus Drive; Missoula, Montana ; Phone: () [email protected]; Wilderness Connect Policies.

The popular Alpine Lakes Wilderness in Washington is being targeted by Chelan County for dam construction and water diversion projects for development, irrigation, and a fish hatchery. Dam construction and maintenance would harm the area’s wilderness character, and these proposed projects would set a bad precedent for our entire National. Formed when a glacier-carved valley flooded, Lake Chelan is 1, feet deep, 55 miles long, and less than 2 miles wide in most places. This landlocked fjord is the third-deepest lake in the U.S. (reaching ft. below sea level) and the longest natural lake in Washington.


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L guide to the upper Lake Chelan drainage and a discussion on wilderness use by Herbert J. Sargo Download PDF EPUB FB2

Washington has Lake Chelan, the largest and longest lake in Washington at 50 miles long, average depth feet, maximun at nearly feet. It is anchored at the southern en Beautiful glacier fed lake with crystal clear water, serene setting, beautiful park like scenery and great for water sports of all kinds/5().

Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center E Woodin Ave Chelan, WA [email protected]   Lake lovers everywhere are convinced their favorite body of water is the world’s greatest lake.

John Fahey set out to prove it. What unfolds is a story of remarkable endurance through extensive travel, exhaustive research, and countless baffled looks from friends and family/5(15). Things to Do in Lake Chelan Region, Washington: See Tripadvisor's 2, traveler reviews and photos of Lake Chelan Region tourist attractions.

Find what to do today, this weekend, or in August. We have reviews of the best places to see in Lake Chelan Region. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. The route described herein utilizes the Lake Chelan Lakeshore Trail and traverses through the Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness, Okanogan National Forest, Lake Chelan National Recreation Area, and ultimately ends at the town of Stehekin.

The trip can be done from Prince Creek to Stehekin, or vice versa, but it is recommended that the route be. Stretching over 50 miles from the town of Chelan to Stehekin, this is the largest natural lake in Washington. Consult the Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet for specific regulations at this lake.

Fishing for Kokanee is usually best from mid-April through June. The Chelan Ranger District containsacres surrounding the middle and upper lake reaches of Lake Chelan. Fourteen major trailheads provide starting points for miles of maintained summer trails.

Trails in the back-country include over 60 miles of varied terrain north and south of Lake Chelan. This boat-in campground is located on the shores of Lake Chelan and borders Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness. The area offers a floating dock with a three boat capacity. Prince Creek offers six tent sites, five fire rings, five tables, and three toilets.

Good site for larger groups. Includes 6 tent sites, 6 fire rings, 4 tables on site. Lake Wenatchee Lake Chelan C o l u m bi a R i ve r MIOCENE EOCENE LATE CRETACEOUS EARLY CRETACEOUS OR LATE JURASSIC a b Contact High angle fault Thrust fault—teeth on upper plate Figure 1.

Generalized geologic map of the Chelan 30' by 60' quadrangle, central Washington the Chelan Mountains (fig. We use the term terrane in much the. Lake Chelan (/ ʃ ə ˈ l æ n / shə-LAN) is a narrow, mile ( km) long lake in Chelan County, north-central Washington state, U.S.

Beforeit was the largest natural lake in the state by any measure. Upon the completion of Lake Chelan Dam inthe elevation of the lake was increased by 21 feet ( m) to its present maximum-capacity elevation of 1, feet. Discover Lake Chelan National Recreation Area—one of the nation's deepest lakes at a depth of 1, ft.

The average width is less than two miles, but Lake Chelan extends 50 miles into the Cascade Mountains. Here, the beautiful Stehekin Valley, with a portion of fjord-like Lake Chelan, adjoins North Cascades National Park.

To Chelan: From Wenatchee, head west on Hwy 97A for 38 miles to the Lady of the Lake dock, one mile west of the center of town. There is overnight parking available here, but there's much more available at Field's Point.

To Field's Point: From Chelan, take Hwy 97 north out of town and miles from the center of town, arrive at a Y junction. Portions of a National Park, two National Forest Wilderness Areas, and a National Recreation Area encompass much of the Chelan drainage.

From the apple orchards down lake to the alpine firs and glaciers of the Cascade Crest, the Lake Chelan area offers an unparalleled variety of scenic and recreational experiences.

Scenic Lake Chelan lies within an 80 mile long glacial valley near the center of Washington State. The semi-arrid rolling hills surrounding the resort communities at the end of the lake give little hint of the spectacular views offered by this fiord- like lake which for the most of its length lies in a valley far deeper than the Grand Canyon.

NOAA weather radio does NOT work at the upper state park campground, so use common sense times 2. At least a shorty wetsuit recommended due to cold water. Accommodations: State park system operates two road-accessible campgrounds near the southern end of Lake Chelan. Lake Chelan also has designated boat-in campsites, managed by the U.S.

Forest. USGS National Water Census Water Budget Data Resources for the Lake Chelan - HUC (Turn off compatibility view settings in IE if having problems viewing this site) EPA - Watershed Assessment, Tracking and Environmental Results (WATERS) for the Lake Chelan - HUC The Lake Chelan Project boundary extends from the upper end of Lake Chelan near Stehekin, to the City of Chelan, all in Chelan County Washington.

(See Figure 1 for the general location of the Project.) The Lake Chelan Project utilizes the waters of the Lake Chelan drainage basin, which encompasses approximately square miles. Lake elevation near outlet of lake varies from 1, to 1, feet, except for July 1 to September 15 when the lake elevation is usually maintained between 1, and 1, feet.

This station managed by the Upper Columbia Field Office (Spokane). Who is responsible for managing the lake elevation on Lake Chelan. The Lake Chelan Hydroelectric Project is owned and operated by Chelan County Public Utility District and regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC Project No.

) under a year license issued November 6, Lake Chelan—50x vertical exaggeration Lucerne Basin Wapato Basin fi,˚˛˝ FEET ˙˚ˆˇ METERS˘ DEEP SEA LEVEL LAKE CHELAN SAWTOOTH WILDERNESS NORTH CASCADES NATIONAL PARK LAKE CHELAN STATE PARK TWENTY FIVE MILE CREEK STATE PARK S t e h e k i n River R ail r o a d t C r e e k F i s h C r e e k F a l l s C r e e k T w e.

Irrigation use in the area around Lake Chelan is estimated to account for percent of the total annual outflow from the lake, and is the largest use of water in the watershed. Approximately percent of the oufflow is consumed by municipal and domestic users.

Most all of the water discharged from Lake Chelan is routed through turbines to.Dry Lake, are located about a mile north of the town of Manson and drain to Lake Chelan. DDT and PCB compounds enter Lake Chelan and Roses Lake and accumulate in the tissues of the fish living in these waters.

The levels of these chemicals in the tissue of burbot, kokanee.Lake Chelan National Recreation Area encompasses the upper miles of Lake Chelan and the glacier-carved Stehekin Valley.

The Stehekin River, one of three major tributaries to Lake Chelan, meanders through this narrow valley. Elevation gradually rises from feet at the lake to feet at Cascade Pass, 29 miles away.