Driving From Spokane:
Via Pine Canyon:
Follow US2 west to Orondo, go north on 97 twenty-three miles to the Beebe Bridge that crosses the Columbia River to Chelan Falls. Turn Left on Hwy 150 up the gorge to Lake Chelan. (Approximately 3 Hours / 173 miles)
Via McNeil Canyon:
Average 2 1/2 hours: On Hwy 2 head West to Coulee City.
Continue West to Hwy 17. Drive North on Hwy 17 to Hwy 172. Drive through Mansfield. Following signs to Lake Chelan continue down McNeil Canyon to Beebe Bridge Park. Taking a right on Hwy 97 miles to the Beebe Bridge that crosses the Columbia River to Chelan Falls. Turn Left on Hwy 150 up the gorge to Lake Chelan. (Approximately 2.5 Hours / 153 miles)
Driving via the North Cascades Highway:
Take exit for Hwy 20 off of Interstate 5. Continue East on Hwy 20 to Winthrop. Head South on Hwy 153. Continue South on Hwy 97 take exit for Chelan onto Hwy 7Alt. Approx. 191 miles. This highway is open spring through fall, closed during the winter: pass report number 1-800-695-7623 (Approximately 4.5 Hours / 191 miles)
Driving From Portland, OR:
Via Interstate 5:
Head North on Interstate 5. Refer to the above "Driving From Seattle" for the two routes off of Interstate 5. (Approximately 5.5 Hours)
Via Highway 97:
Head North on Interstate 5. Take exit for Hwy 14 heading east. Continue to North Hwy 97. Continue North on Hwy 97 tehn left on to Hwy 2. Just before reaching Wenatchee, take the exit to 97 Alternate (97A). Follow 97A to Chelan. (Approximately 2.5 Hours / 320 miles)
Travel by Air
Fly into Wenatchee Pangborn Airport from Sea-Tac International Airport.
Horizon / Alaskan Airlines
Toll Free 1-800-547-9308
Horizon / Alaskan Airlines @ Pangborn Memorial Airport
Phone: (509) 884-2494
Horizon / Alaskan Airlines @ Sea-Tac
Phone: (206) 431-4444.
Pangborn Memorial Airport
East Wenatchee, Washington
Phone: (509) 884-2494
Hard-surfaced, fuel and tie-downs available. Charter flights, glider operations, aircraft rental and sales.
Lake Chelan Airport
32 Airport Way
Lake Chelan, Washington
Phone: (509) 682-5976
Municipal Airport: Hard-surfaced, fuel available, tie-downs available.
The airport is 3 miles East of Chelan, between Chelan and the Columbia River, just follow the river to the airstrip.