Manson Journals

Winter in Central Washington State

A January 2005 trip to Manson by kelleycavallari

Quote: We visited Wapato Point the second week in January for rest, relaxation, and snowboarding.

Wapato Point Resort on Lake Chelan

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Hotel | "Wapato Point"

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Best Things Nearby:Echo Valley downhill ski area is 8 miles away, offering small downhill slopes with mostly rope tows and one poma lift, as well as cross-country skiing. Mission Ridge and Stevens Pass, major ski areas, are both about an hour's drive. Best Things About the Resort:The resort is right on Lake Chelan, the third deepest lake in the U.S. In the summer, water sports are endless, but in the winter, it is like a sleepy winter village in a postcard. An endless supply of wood for the fireplace is provided, and not many visitors show up, leaving the outdoor ice skating rink all for you. Flocks of Canada geese abound, and the resort offers activities like snow golf, sno...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on January 15, 2005

Wapato Point Resort on Lake Chelan
1 Wapato Way
Lake Chelan, Washington
(509) 687-9511

Winter at Wapaato Point

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We stayed for 1 week at Wapato Point in the month of January. Our one-bedroom condo was very spacious, with huge sliding glass doors that opened right out to the lakefront. Flocks of Canadian geese were the only other inhabitants in sight! We basically had the place to ourselves. If you are looking to unwind in a comfortable lodge that is off the beaten path, this is it. Just an hour away are two major ski areas, Mission Ridge and Steven's Pass. There's a small beginner and family ski area just 8 miles away called Echo Valley. All of these areas have websites, which is helpful. At Wapato Point, we enjoyed many wintertime amenities - an endless supply of logs for the wood-burning fireplace, cross...Read More