If you want to get to Stehekin in a hurry, you can make the trip by floatplane on Chelan Seaplanes (tel. 509/682-5555; www.chelanseaplanes.com), which leaves from the dock next to the ferries at Chelan. The fare is $158 round-trip adults, $98 for kids under 12 (plus fuel surcharge).
On Lake Chelan in the spring and summer, the Lady Express and the Lady of the Lake II run between the Lake Chelan boat landing and Stehekin, at the north end of the lake. In the fall and winter, only the Lady Express operates. Rides cost $39 to $59 round-trip, depending on the boat. Contact Lady of the Lake (tel. 509/682-4584; www.ladyofthelake.com). The Ross Lake Resort (tel. 206/386-4437) operates water taxis to trail heads and campgrounds on Ross Lake and offers portage service.
By Shuttle Bus
A shuttle bus provides transportation up the Stehekin Valley Road.
No reservations are required, and the cost is $5 one-way. If you want to ride as far as the Stehekin Pastry Company, the fare is only $2 each way.
Taxi service is also available from the North Cascades Stehekin Lodge at the boat landing.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.