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From the North Cascades to the Methow and Columbia Rivers, the Methow Valley’s scenic beauty offers plenty of recreational and cultural opportunities. Here you will find some of the world’s best cross-country skiing, hiking and mountain biking, local organic farming, galleries, theater and live music.

 

WINTHROP 

Boardwalks and cowboy boots, and big cowboy hats thrive in the Old West town of Winthrop, but you’ll also find wine tasting, art galleries and great shopping and dining. Don’t miss the Balloon Roundup in March or the famous 49er Days in May. Explore the Shafer Museum’s famous outdoor replica pioneer village, wander the boardwalks and take the time to experience Winthrop’s two walking bridges, one north and one on the south edge of downtown.

TWISP 

In the heart of the Methow Valley, Twisp is home to musicians, thespians, painters, sculptors, glass, metal and fabric artists. Enjoy live theater at the Merc Playhouse and art exhibits at the Confluence Gallery. For great food and cool brews, stop by a local brewery. On seasonal Saturdays, don’t miss the famous Methow Valley Farmers Market right off the main highway.  As the summer heats up, take a dip in the Wagner Pool and enjoy the Twisp Park, at the confluence of the Twisp and Methow Rivers.  Up the Twisp River Recreation Area find numerous trails for outstanding hikes and camping. 

MAZAMA

In the heart of the Methow Valley, Twisp is home to musicians, thespians, painters, sculptors, glass, metal and fabric artists. Enjoy live theater at the Merc Playhouse and art exhibits at the Confluence Gallery. For great food and cool brews, stop by a local brewery. On seasonal Saturdays, don’t miss the famous Methow Valley Farmers Market right off the main highway.  As the summer heats up, take a dip in the Wagner Pool and enjoy the Twisp Park, at the confluence of the Twisp and Methow Rivers.  Up the Twisp River Recreation Area find numerous trails for outstanding hikes and camping.