Don Morse Memorial Park is located on the shores of Lake Chelan right next to the downtown area of the city of Chelan The 44 acre park has over 2,000 feet of waterfront and is a popular destination for water activities during the summer months, with a large beach, protected swimming area and a paddleboard launch spot. The park also has a skate park, four sand volleyball courts, and two tennis courts lined for pickleball.
The park is open year round, and there is no fee to enter the park. There are two parking lots, both of which have a fee, and during the busy summer months, these lots can fill up. The southern lot also serves as trailer parking for the boat launch.
Rally Alley, located within Don Mose Park, operates the go karting track with both single ($7) and double occupancy ($8) go karts. It's open for Memorial Day weekend, and then daily from Mid June through Labor Day. Must be 16 years old to drive the double kart, and 52" or taller to drive the single kart.
"The Green" is a 18 hole putting course in Don Morse Park, and is open seasonally May through September from 10am to 8:30pm. Rates are $8 to $12 depending on age and time of day.
The skateboarding park features a number of rails and ramps and is a popular place for skateboarding during the warmer months.
There is a large beach area for easy swimming access to Lake Chelan, with a large section of water cordoned off with swim buoys. Farther up the beach, there is a small protected swim area with concrete walls.
There are two tennis courts near the upper parking lot. The tennis courts are lined for pickleball as well.
There are four sand volleyball courts next to the putting course, and during the summer months you will find pickup games as well as an occasional beach volleyball tournament.
There are charcoal grills next to the picnic shelters.
There are two parking lots, both of which charge a fee for parking.
There are a number of picnic tables spread throughout the park, providing the perfect spot to enjoy some shade and eat food during the hot summer months.
There are two picnic shelters within the park, and the shelters can be reserved ahead of time. There is running water and charcoal grills at the shelters.
There is a playground with swings, slides and various play structures.
The park has one set of restrooms adjacent to the upper parking lot.
There is an area of the beach with a gravel access trail meant for small boat / paddleboard launch outside of the cordoned off swimming area.
There is a small shallow swimming area surrounded by concrete walls acting as a wave barrier and providing a protected area to swim.