North Central Washington is home to some great state parks. The Lake Chelan area is a top destination and on its southern shore is Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park. The park is popular with both campers and boaters and has easy access to to both the lower and upper part of the lake.
Here are five fun facts about Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park.
Prior to its development as a state park, the area that is now Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park was orifinally developed as a private resort.
There are 67 total campsites at Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park. 46 of them are tent sites and there are 21 more that offer limited utilities.
Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park covers 235 acres of land on Chelan’s south shore.
Long Ago Campers
Long before it became a state park and a much sought after destination for campers, the area where Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park now sits was a Native American seasonal encampment.
Many times when wildfires have been active on the south shore of Lake Chelan or higher up in the hills, Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park has been used as a staging area for firefighting equipment, as well as an area to house firefighters.
There are 15 state parks in North Central Washington, each of them offering a totally unique place to visit and explore. Some of them are most popular for the daytime activities that are available there while others are loved for the camping experiences they offer. Here are your links to these 15 great attractions in North Central Washington.
Chelan County – Washington State Parks
Lake Chelan State Park
Lake Wenatchee State Park
Lincoln Rock State Park
Peshastin Pinnacles State Park
Squilchuck State Park
Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park
Wenatchee Confluence State Park
Douglas County – Washington State Parks
Daroga State Park
Grant County – Washington State Parks
Potholes State Park
Steamboat Rock State Park
Sun Lakes – Dry Falls State Park
Okanogan County – Washington State Parks
Alta Lake State Park
Bridgeport State Park
Conconully State Park
Pearrygin Lake State Park
We just added more photos from Lake Wenatchee State Park. These feature a look at what the park looks like during the winter.
Lake Wenatchee State Park is popular with both overnighters and those going up for the day, but mostly during the summer. There are a lot of activities that can be participated in there, including snowshoeing, hiking, swimming, kayaking, horseback riding, boating, fishing, and more.
Conconully State Park is located in Okanogan County, right on the shores of Conconully Lake and inside the city limits of Conconully.
This is a beautiful state park with plenty of access to the water, climbing toys for the kids, campsites for tent as well as RV camping and lots of green grass to walk on, lay on, and play on. Downtown Conconully is just footsteps away too and there are fun restaurants, bars, and stores there. Anyone who enjoys the great outdoors will love spending sometime at Conconully State Park.
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Alta Lake State Park is located just south of the Methow River and just west of Pateros, Washington. The park features access to the water of Alta Lake, plenty of great campsites, fun hiking trails, a nice beach area, and the snack bar area that overlooks it (pictured above). Alta Lake is just one of the many great state parks in North Central Washington.
We’ve just updated our Lake Wenatchee State Park photo gallery with some more images from this past year. Lake Wenatchee State Park is a very popular high mountain campground that provides great access to the water of Lake Wenatchee and the surrounding forest land. It’s very near a number of other popular attractions and interesting sights including Dirty Face, the Little Wenatchee River, White River, Fish Lake, Chiwawa River Valley, Stevens Pass, and the communities of Leavenworth, Coles Corner, and Plain.
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