Spring in Winthrop
May 9-11 In Person Registration
May 5-20 Online Startbox
Come enjoy the beauty of spring in the Methow Valley.
#1 Winthrop Town Trail -
5K Rated 1A 10 K rated 2B
In addition to walking Winthrop's town boardwalks, the new town route includes the Meadowlark trail with wildflowers and views of the town from above.
#2 Patterson Mt Loop Trail
4k rated 1B 11k/13k rated 3B
Get above it all with this walk on the Patterson Mt Loop. Enjoy lake views and the mountains. 1070 elevation gain on this trail. Also included at this location is a 4k walk on Beaver Pond Loop.
#3 Rex Derr Trail/Lake Pearrygin State Park
5k/10k rated 2B
Views abound as you walk the Rex Derr Trail. The walk is entirely within Pearrygin Lake State Park.
DISCOVER PASS REQUIRED
#4 Mazama and Twisp
5k/10K rated 1B
*This walk is 2- 5k walks in towns outside of Winthrop.* Mazama is 13 miles NW of Winthrop on HWY 20. Walk the Methow Community Trail system in the Mazama area. Walk on relatively flat trails through open fields with views of the mountains.
Twisp is 9 mile SE of Winthrop. Walk the town and trails enjoying art of Twisp.
PRO TIP: Walk Twisp during the farmers market 9-12 Saturday mornings and enjoy the doughnuts.
#5 Riser Lake/Lewis Butte
Riser 6K rated 2B Lewis Butte 10k 3B No Butte 10k 2B
Three hikes from the same trailhead.
Riser lake is a 6k walk through the meadows around Riser Lake.
Across the road is the trail to Lewis Butte which has an elevation gain of 900 ft. with view in all directions. This year there is a "No Butte" option which loops behind the butte instead of climbing it.
DISCOVER PASS REQUIRED
PRO TIP: Best early in the morning or evening as there is no shade on the walk.
#6 Bike the Methow
10k, 20k & 30k options for biking in the Methow Valley
For lodging in the area check out the Methow Reservations website.
In Person registration will be May 9, 10 & 11.
Register, ask questions, get directions and stamps between 9am & noon.
We will be set up in front of the Winthrop Ice Rink. ( Winthrop Town Trailhead )
208 White Ave, Winthrop, WA 98862
OSB available May 5-20
No socials or group walks are planned . Winthrop will be celebrating 49er Days May 10-12, 2024. Check out other activities happening that weekend.
Places for dining in and around Winthrop:
49er’s Saturday Barbecue and Sunday Cowboy Breakfast
**Sun Mountain Lodge
**Old Schoolhouse Brewery
**Methow Valley Ciderhouse
**Sherri’s Sweet Shoppe – great ice cream
3 Finger Jack’s
Rocking Horse Bakery
** Establishments that have given support to our past Winthrop walk events – Please let them know their past support is much appreciated.
These businesses have also given support to our past Winthrop walk events :
Methow Cycle and Sport
Winthrop Mountain Sports
Quilting Hive – Twisp
Cascade Outdoor Store