Lake Wenatchee is a glacier- and snowmelt-fed lake situated in the Wenatchee National Forest on the eastern slopes of the Cascades Mountain Range in the state of Washington. Lake Wenatchee covers 2,480 acres (1,000 ha) and reaches a depth of 244 feet (74 m). Lake Wenatchee is the source of the Wenatchee River. Its main tributaries are the White River and the Little Wenatchee River. At its eastern end, the lake is breasted by Lake Wenatchee State Park. Lake Wenatchee State Airport, an unimproved grass and dirt landing strip, is adjacent to the north side of the state park.
|Location||Cascade Range, |
(near Leavenworth, Washington)
|Primary inflows||White River, |
Little Wenatchee River
|Primary outflows||Wenatchee River|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Max. length||5 mi (8.0 km)|
|Surface area||2,480 acres (1,004 ha)|
|Max. depth||244 ft (74 m)|
|Surface elevation||1,873 ft (571 m)|
- "Lake Wenatchee". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- Lakes of Washington (1973) describes the lake as having a surface area of 2445 acres and an unverified maximum depth of 300 feet. Wolcott, Ernest E. (1973). "Lakes of Washington, Volume II, Eastern Washington" (PDF) (2 ed.). Washington Department of Ecology. p. 98. Retrieved March 1, 2016.
- "Lake Wenatchee State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved February 10, 2015.