Links & Activities
Road Biking – There are several great road bike routes centered out of Twisp from easy to strenuous on beautiful paved back roads of the Methow Valley.
Mountain Biking – Many of the 200 km of Methow Valley Sports Touring Assn. (MVSTA) trails are open to mountain biking during the Spring, Summer and Fall. These can be combined with hundreds of miles of forest service roads to create a unique back country cycling experience. Read more
Cross Biking – Increasingly popular, cross biking combines paved and forest service gravel road riding to open up some incredibly scenic routes through the valley that would take months to explore.
Cross Country Skiing
Increasingly popular, cross biking combines paved and forest service gravel road riding to open up some incredibly scenic routes through the valley that would take months to explore.
Hiking & Backpacking
From the Sawtoooths, the Pasayten, Okanogan National forest to the North Cascades National Park, the Methow Valley offers unparalleled access to some of the finest back country and wilderness land in the Washington State.
The Methow River contains everthing from casual swimming and tubing to some exciting class IV rapids for the avid rafters and kayakers.
The Methow River was recently rated as one of the most lively steelhead runs in the State and also provides terrific lake and stream trout fishing. The area regularly attracts anglers from far and wide. Come explore on your own or take advantage of the highly skilled guides who are familiar with the Valley waters.
The Methow Valley Inn is located in Downtown Twisp and convenient to amenities valued by our guests including a variety of dining experiences within blocks and great cultural experiences.
- Twisp River Pub
- Cinnamon Twisp
- Glover St. Market
- Blue Star Coffee
- La Fonda Lopez
- Arrowleaf Bistro
- Lost River Winery
The Methow Valley is a migratory thoroughfare for a wide variety of species who travel through the valley on their annual migration. It’s also the permanent residence of a number of others. This makes the Methow a regular stopping point for birders in the Spring and Fall.
For a starter guide to the hobby of birding check out: http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/birdwatching-guide/
Adventure & Recreation
- Loup Loup Ski Area
- Bear Creek Golf Course
- Morning Glory Balloon Tours
- Methow Valley Ski School
- North Cascades Mountain Guides
- North Cascades Heli Skiing
- Blue Sky Outfitters
- Nordic Ultratune
- Winthrop Ice and Sports Rink