- ABOUT THE SPOT
Kayaking in Chelan River, Wenatchee, Washington USA
Chelan River run starts after the Chelan Hydroelectric Dam, joining the Columbia River. It is 4 mi/6.4 km long and has a class 5 difficulty level. To run the river, you must sign up with Chelan PUD.
The river can be divided into four distinct sections and each one of them is fun and fast, suitable for advanced kayak enthusiasts. It has boulder fields, swift currents, blind turns, the Throne Falls, which is a deep drop with strong turbulence and some major rapids.
Chelan River is definitely an extreme kayaking location. Prepare to get wet in fresh, crystal clear cold water, take your gear with you, or plan an organized river trip and enjoy a fantastic white water kayak experience into the wild nature of Cascades.