The United States have their fair share of deep lakes both natural and man-made. Using a cut-off of 300 feet (91.5 meters) there are at least 75 lakes and reservoirs that meet or exceed that depth. Three of the US lakes are among the top 25 deepest in the world. There is quite a variety […]
Lake Chelan Topo Map in Chelan County WA
Lake Chelan Information
Coordinates: 48.037622°N, -120.3551712°W
Approx. Elevation: 1,102 feet (336 meters)
USGS Map Area: South Navarre Peak
Feature Type: Lake
|Feature||USGS Topo Map|
|Libby Lake||Martin Peak|
|Indian Dan Canyon Reservoir||Brewster|
|Lake Pateros||Wells Dam|
|Wenner Lakes Number One||Twisp East|
|Wenner Lakes Number Two||Thrapp Mountain|
|Wenner Lakes||Thrapp Mountain|
|Wenner Lake Number Five||Thrapp Mountain|
|Wenner Lakes Number Three||Thrapp Mountain|
Lake Chelan is the deepest lake in Washington state at 1486 feet deep and the third deepest in the US. It’s a natural lake that was gouged out by glaciers. The deepest part of this 51 mile long lake is near the outflow at the town of Chelan.
In 1927 a dam was added to the lake which raised the surface level by about 20 feet to around 1098 feet above sea level (the bottom of the lake is 388 feet below sea level).
Lake Chelan is listed in the Lakes Category for Chelan County in the state of Washington. Lake Chelan is displayed on the "South Navarre Peak" USGS topo map quad. Anyone who is interested in visiting Lake Chelan can print the free topographic map and other maps using the link above. The location, topography, and nearby roads & trails around Lake Chelan (Lake) can be seen in the map layers above. The latitude and longitude coordinates (GPS waypoint) of Lake Chelan are 48.037622 (North), -120.3551712 (West) and the approximate elevation is 1,102 feet (336 meters) above sea level. If you have visited Lake Chelan before, please share your experience with a comment below.