Winthrop Washington snowshoeing trail network offers something for every ability (or off of it!)
Snowshoeing can be slow and gentle – an opportunity for quiet reprieve far from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Or it can provide a higher-paced opportunity for a workout and a destination vista. If you’ve never been on a Methow snowshoe trail, you might try Beaver Loop; a gentle upper-Valley signed path that meanders through the cedar forest and beaver-chewed cottonwoods along Early Winter’s Creek or Rader Creek Loop; a higher-elevation, scenic outing at Sun Mountain. Maps are available at Winthrop’s Methow Trails office and most ski ticket vendors.
Where To Snowshoe
Methow Trails has shared-use trails, and many are open exclusively to snowshoers. Check out the winter maps for full details on each trailhead’s exclusive and shared-use snowshoe trails. A $5 snowshoe trail pass is required. A ski pass will also grant access to snowshoe trails.
It is a beautiful way to explore the gems of the Methow Valley in the winter. If you can walk, you can snowshoe! Our scenic, peaceful snowshoe trails wind their way throughout the entire trail network, with the highest concentration of trails out of the Sun Mountain area.
Rentals, passes and maps available at: