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“A warm welcome awaits you in Cle Elum, the “Heart of the Cascades”.
You have chosen a very special place that is the gateway to a spectacular alpine wilderness, a town steeped in history and old world cultural influence. Year-round recreational activities abound and with Cle Elum’s unique Old-Town Commercial Shopping district, museums, spas and fantastic restaurants there truly is something fun and interesting for everyone. You’ll quickly feel comfortable with the friendly, small town atmosphere. Nestled between the Yakima and Cle Elum Rivers, Cle Elum is a year-round destination that boasts abundant amenities, an appealing location, and fresh mountain air. Our community is a great place to live, to enjoy, and to do business. Whether you’re into the great outdoors, rich cultural cuisine, or in need of pampering, I invite you to come and experience the warmth and richness that we offer!
Mayor Jay McGowan