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Lands in the Lake Chelan National Recreation Area should be returned to private ownership

United States. General Accounting Office

Lands in the Lake Chelan National Recreation Area should be returned to private ownership

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by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- National Park Service,
  • National parks and reserves -- Washington (State) -- Lake Chelan National Recreation Area,
  • Parks -- Washington (State) -- Lake Chelan National Recreation Area,
  • Lake Chelan National Recreation Area (Wash.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationv, 87 p.
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14560646M
    OCLC/WorldCa10802531

    Board the Lady of the Lake at either Chelan, WA, or Field's Point Landing and relax for over an hour admiring the fjord-like chasm of Lake Chelan while the captain points out various landmarks as you make your way up the lake. Disembark at Prince Creek landing around 11am and either make camp or begin your trek Northwestward. Chelan Airways (/) provides floatplane access to Stehekin in Lake Chelan National Recreation Area. Public Transportation BUS Greyhound () offers transport along the I-5 corridor in Western Washington and to Wenatchee in Eastern Washington.

    The land parcels evaluated were located in the Stehekin River Valley of Washington, within the boundaries of Lake Chelan National Recreation Area, which is part of the North Cascades National . › Lake Chelan National Recreation Area › Views. Best Views Trails in Lake Chelan National Recreation Area. We took the ferry from Chelan to Prince Creek (booked ferry tickets for 2 adults and a dog about two days prior to the trip). It seems like Prince Creek is simply a drop off for hikers. private property.

    Three park units in this mountainous region are managed as one and include North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake, and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas. These complementary protected lands are united by a contiguous overlay of Stephen Mather Wilderness. Outdoor activities, scenic vistas, and educational opportunities abound. Most of the lake is situated within Wenatchee National Forest. The northwestern portion is included within Lake Chelan National Recreation Area (established ), which is part of North Cascades National Park Service Complex. The southeastern end of the lake, lying outside of federal lands, is dotted with vacation homes and is heavily visited.


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Lands in the Lake Chelan National Recreation Area should be returned to private ownership by United States. General Accounting Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

Lands in the Lake Chelan National Recreation Area Should Be Returned to Private Ownership CED Published: Publicly Released: Get this from a library. Lands in the Lake Chelan National Recreation Area should be returned to private ownership: report.

[United States. General Accounting Office.]. Lands In The Lake Chelan National Recreation Area Should Be Returned To Private Ownership Lake Chelan National Recreation Area was established in the State of Washington in Oc- tober The Congress intended that land acquisition costs be minimal, the private community of Stehekin in the recreation.

Discover Lake Chelan National Recreation Area—one of the nation's deepest lakes at a depth of 1, ft. The average width is less than two miles, but Lake Chelan extends 50 miles into the Cascade Mountains.

Here, the beautiful Stehekin Valley, with a portion of fjord-like Lake Chelan, adjoins North Cascades National Park. In(private acreage was then acres) the National Park Service began its quest to acquire private lands in spite of legislation that allowed for the original acreage See GAO Report: “Lands In The Lake Chelan Recreation Area Should Be Returned To Private Ownership”.

Lake Chelan (/ ʃ ə ˈ l æ n / shə-LAN) is a narrow, mile ( km) long lake in Chelan County, north-central Washington state, U.S. Beforeit was the largest natural lake in the state by any measure. Upon the completion of Lake Chelan Dam inthe elevation of the lake was increased by 21 feet ( m) to its present maximum-capacity elevation of 1, feet ( m).

Lake Chelan National Recreation Area is a U.S. National Recreation Area (NRA) located about 35 miles (56 km) south of the Canada–US border in Chelan County, encompasses an area of 61, acres (25, ha) including the northern end of Lake Chelan and the surrounding area of the Stehekin Valley and the Stehekin area is managed by the U.S.

National Park Service as. In a June 16 Op-Ed article, ''Watt's Park Land Failures,'' Frances Beinecke of the Wilderness Society raised a number of objections to Interior Secretary Watt's stewardship of our national. Things to Do in Lake Chelan Region, Washington: See Tripadvisor's 2, traveler reviews and photos of Lake Chelan Region tourist attractions.

Find what to do today, this weekend, or in August. We have reviews of the best places to see in Lake Chelan Region. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. Lake Chelan State Park is a acre camping park on the forested south shore of Lake Chelan.

The park has 6, feet of shoreline and the beach is accessible by stairs. The park gets an annual average rainfall of 11 inches.

Summer tends to be hot and dry. Annual average snowfall is 24 inches. In a GAO report, these issues are identified in detail, and even with the title of “Lands in the Lake Chelan National Recreation Area Should Be Returned to Private Ownership,” the NPS continues to purchase private lands from willing sellers.

"Lands In The Lake Chelan National Recreation Area Should Be Returned To Private Ownership" (CED) (Jan. 22, ). "The National Park Service Should Improve Its Land Acquisition and Management At Fire Island" (CED) (May 8, ).

Lake Chelan Shores is easily accessible from Highway 97 by continuing through the charming town of Chelan. The largest natural lake in the entire state of Washington, Lake Chelan's 50 miles of fresh water stretch from the looming Cascades to the rushing Columbia River, and our vacation rentals put you in a great location to experience it all.

Williams' proposal for U.S. national parks study and book. circa 4: Comptroller General's report: Lands in the Lake Chelan National Recreation Area should be returned to private ownership, annotated. T+ 7: Washington (State)--Lake Chelan National Recreation Area; Sources.

found: Work cat.: Lands in the Lake Chelan National Recreation Area should be returned to private ownership. Camping and RV Adventures in Lake Chelan. Lake Chelan offers camping for beginners all the way up to seasoned professionals. Enjoy the serenity of the lake experience.

We have two state parks with a variety of hook-ups and tent sites that are perfect for your visit. Other articles where Lake Chelan National Recreation Area is discussed: Lake Chelan: northwestern portion is included within Lake Chelan National Recreation Area (established ), which is part of North Cascades National Park Service Complex.

The southeastern end of the lake, lying outside of federal lands, is dotted with vacation homes and is heavily visited. Lake Chelan National Recreation Area is a part of the North Cascades Complex in Washington state. At the head of this mile long lake is the small community of Stehekin, accessed via float plane, boat, or a 20+ mile hike.

Stretching over 50 miles from the town of Chelan to Stehekin, this is the largest natural lake in Washington. Consult the Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet for specific regulations at this lake.

Fishing for Kokanee is usually best from mid-April through June. Lake Chelan National Recreation Area, North Cascades National Park: Address, Lake Chelan National Recreation Area Reviews: 4/5 United States Washington (WA)4/ TripAdvisor reviews.

Located about miles east of Seattle, Chelan (Sha-LAN) is more like two lakes than one. At its lower end around Chelan—a classic American small town—the lake is .The report's title said it all: "Lands in the Lake Chelan National Recreation Area Should Be Returned to Private Ownership." [ 67 ] The GAO report concluded that the agency had inappropriately purchased lands in Lake Chelan NRA.Lake Chelan National Recreation Area is about 35 miles south of the US and Canada border.

Located in Chelan County, the area includes the north end of Lake Chelan and extends into the Stehekin Valley. The recreation area is located in a mountainous region. Some roads may be hazardous, especially during the winter months.