The Lake Chelan Valley sits centrally in Washington State, nestled in the mountains of the North Cascades. This pristine, 50.5-mile, glacier-fed lake is is one-and-a-half miles at its widest and 1541 feet at its deepest. The
Lake Chelan Valley encompasses the communites of Chelan, Manson, and Stehekin.

The CHELANMAN MULTISPORT WEEKEND takes advantage of the natural beauty of the area. The swims take place in the clear waters of Lake Chelan.  The run and bike courses are along Lake Chelan. All events begin and end at Lakeside Park - Chelan, WA


ChelanMan Multisport Weekend

Lakeside Park - Chelan, Washington
Two miles west of Chelan on HWY 97A

Driving From Seattle
Via Snoqualmie/Blewett - Average 3 hours:  Off of I-5 head east over I-90, take 2nd exit for Cle Elum to Wenatchee. Head north over Blewett Pass on Hwy 97 to Hwy 2, go east. Off of Hwy 2 take exit for East Wenatchee / Spokane. After driving through lighted intersection, take exit for Lake Chelan on 97A and drive north.  Lakeside Park is on the west side of Lake Chelan.  Approx. 180 miles.

Via Steven's Pass - Average 3 hours:  From Everett head east on Hwy 2. Off of Hwy 2 take exit for East Wenatchee / Spokane. After driving through lighted intersection, take exit for Lake Chelan on 97A and drive north.  Lakeside Park is on the west side of Lake Chelan. Approx. 186 miles. Click on the the pass for current conditions.

Driving From Spokane
Via Pine Canyon - Average 3 hours : On Hwy 2 head West to Hwy 97. Continue North on Hwy 97, take an immediate left after crossing the Columbia River over Beebe Bridge. Hwy 150 comes right onto Woodin Avenue into downtown Chelan. Turn left on 97A and head west for 2 miles. Approx. 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 cross Beebe Bridge. Take an immediate left after crossing the Columbia River over the Beebe Bridge. Hwy 150 comes right onto Woodin Avenue in to downtown Chelan. Approx. 153 miles.

Driving From Portland, OR
Via Interstate 5 - Average 5 1/2 hours: Head north on Interstate 5. Refer to the above "Driving Time From Seattle" for the two routes off of Interstate 5.

Via Highway 97 - Head north on Interstate 5. Take exit for Highway 14 heading east. Continue to North Highway 97. Continue North on Highway 97. Off of Hwy 2 take exit for East Wenatchee/Spokane. After driving through lighted intersection take exit for Lake Chelan on 97Alt. Approx. 320 miles

By Air
Fly into Wenatchee Pangborn Airport from Sea-Tac Airport. Horizon/Alaska 800-252-7522, Pangborn 509-884-2494, or Sea-Tac  800-544-1965.

By Bus or Train
Take the bus or train via Amtrak from Seattle or Spokane to Wenatchee. 800-AMTRAK-2.