Lake Chelan

Quick Facts: Lake Chelan
Country: USA
Max. length: 55 mi (89 km)
Shore length: 109.2 mi (175.7 km)
Surface area: 52.1 sq mi (135 km²)
Avg. Depth: 474 ft (144 m)
Max. depth: 1.486 ft (453 m)
Water volume: 19.489013 km³
Surface elevation: 1.098 ft (335 m)
Primary inflows: Stehekin River
Primary outflows: Chelan River

Lake Chelan is the largest natural lake in the state of Washington. It occupies a deep glacial gorge in the Cascade Range in the north central part of the state. Much of the lake, which is about 55 miles (88 km) long and about 2 miles (3 km) wide, lies in the Okanogan National Forest. Its southern outlet drains into the Columbia River near the town of Chelan. LakeChelan State Park is situated near Chelan.

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