The Methow Valley is a 60 mile long glacial valley that extends from the town of Pateros to Mazama along the magnificent Methow River. Winthrop is located in the northern portion of this valley at milepost 193 along North Cascades Highway 20. Winthrop is a spectacular vacation destination with a Western flair.
Winthrop is home to the nation's largest cross-country skiing location, with over 120 miles of groomed trails. In addition to Nordic skiing, Winthrop is home to an award-winning outdoor ice rink, an alpine ski area, backcountry skiing, fat biking, snowshoeing, sledding and world-renowned snowmobiling.
Popular summer activities include rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, road cycling, paddle boarding,river rafting, horse-back riding, hunting and fishing, golfing, and sight-seeing.
Need a recommendation on where to start? Here is a listing of 10 top activities for the whole family.
Winthrop events include the Winthrop Balloon Festival, Rhythm and Blues Festival,the Methow Valley Rodeo, the Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival, Vintage Wheels Show, and Christmas at the End of the Road.