Getting to Stehekin

A silver ferry arrives at a dock on a large lake with mountains in the distance.
 

Ferry

Two ferry companies provide passenger service to Stehekin.

Lake Chelan Boat Company provides round-trip service between Chelan and Stehekin with scheduled stops at Fields Point and Lucerne and with other optional stops. For up-to-date schedule and rates, regulations regarding transportation of freight and pets, and additional information call (509) 682-4584 or visit:www.LadyoftheLake.com

Stehekin Ferry provides round-trip service between Fields Point and Stehekin with other optional stops. For up-to-date schedule and rates, regulations regarding transportation of freight and pets, and additional information call (509) 669-5045 or visit https://www.stehekinferry.com/ (Note: In order to make repairs, Stehekin Ferry service is temporarily suspended for fall 2020 and winter 2021. Please check back for updates.)

Parking information: for Chelan and Fields Point.

By Foot or Horseback

For a wilderness adventure, hike or horseback into the Stehekin Valley. Multiple routes traverse the surrounding wilderness areas. All overnight stays in the backcountry require a backcountry permit available through the Wilderness Information Center in Marblemount.

Private Boat

There are over 16 public docks along Lake Chelan including four in the National Recreation Area. A dock permit is required for boaters using the federal docks from May 1 to October 31 ($5 daily or $40 for the season). This fee helps pay for maintenance costs. Passes can be obtained at the Chelan Ranger Station or from local vendors in Chelan or Stehekin. For more information about the Federal Dock Permit, click here. No personal watercraft (such as Jet Skis) are allowed in Lake Chelan National Recreation Area.

Last updated: October 29, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

810 State Route 20
Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284

Phone:

(360) 854-7200

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