Wenatchee Confluence State Park

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Wenatchee Confluence State Park
Washington State Park
Columbia River 5129.JPG
Rock Island Pool of the Columbia River at its confluence with the Wenatchee River
Country United States
State Washington
County Chelan
Coordinates 47°27′30″N 120°19′40″W / 47.45833°N 120.32778°W / 47.45833; -120.32778Coordinates: 47°27′30″N 120°19′40″W / 47.45833°N 120.32778°W / 47.45833; -120.32778
Area 197 acres (80 ha)
Established Unspecified
Management Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
Location in the state of Washington
Wikimedia Commons: Wenatchee Confluence State Park
Website: Wenatchee Confluence State Park

Wenatchee Confluence State Park is a state-operated, public recreation area and nature preserve in Chelan County, Washington. It consists of 197 acres (80 ha) at the confluence of the Wenatchee and Columbia rivers at the north end of the city of Wenatchee.[1] The park is bifurcated into north and south sections by the Wenatchee River. The north section, located in Sunnyslope, is urban and recreational while the south section, located in West Wenatchee, is a natural wetland area designated the Horan Natural Area.[2] A footbridge connects the two portions of the park.[3] The park is operated by the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission under a lease from the Chelan County Public Utility District which owns the land.[2]

Activities and amenities[edit]

Park activities include boating, fishing, swimming, field sports, and horseshoes. The park campground has eight tent spaces and 51 utility spaces.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City of Wenatchee". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-12-10. 
  2. ^ a b "Wenatchee Confluence State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved January 7, 2015. 

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