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Methow River

Hwy 20, Winthrop, WA
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Great for a day/evening Stroll

The Methow River is a great attraction for its nature beauty that it is situated running through... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DaMama4
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Camrose, Canada
Floating down the lazy river

4 of us floated down the Methow on rubber dingies, or whatever we had. It was so refreshing and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Janis L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Methow River is a great attraction for its nature beauty that it is situated running through the town of Wintrop. You can walk across the foot bridge no matter where you are parked or stay near the main street. If you need to cool...More

Thank DaMama4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

4 of us floated down the Methow on rubber dingies, or whatever we had. It was so refreshing and fabulous........DO THIS. We were out there 2 1/2 hours and could have gone again it was so lovely, and the scenery was amazing. Fabulous.

Thank Janis L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We paddled the 10-mile stretch of the Methow River between Winthrop and Twisp. We enjoyed the scenery as well as the swift current with some riffles and standing waves. There is a transit bus that runs between the two towns, so we were able to...More

Thank wecanoe
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Take your time, enjoy the drive. Put down your cell phone and look at the amazing natural beauty as you drive through this area.

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The Methow River is beautiful as it curves and winds thru the valley. Many place to stop and fish, picnic or just enjoy the scenery.. Makes the visit to this area memorable.

Thank Beverly L
Reviewed 16 June 2017

It is a very nice town to take a walk, access river, eateries, restaurants, etc. It is great to stay a night and just relax enjoying couple of hours in the evening while on cascade loop trip.

Thank AmarnathPalavalli
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Wife and I floated river with fishing guide Clint Griffen. The river was high at about 5000 cfs. So big, dirty and fast.Though conditions were not ideal the river was beautiful. This is a great fly fishing river you should try.

Thank Frank P
Reviewed 16 October 2016

A true blue ribbon trout stream with wild.cutthroat, rainbows, cuttbows, steelhead, bull trout, salmon, and whitefish. Amazing river. Doesn't get the pressure that the Yakima gets - the Yakima is THE most over-rated river in the country - the Methow offers quiet, solitude, and fantastic...More

Thank BPhillips149
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is a special place! Numerous river access point throughout the Methow Valley. Find a spot that suits you and enjoy the pristine water of the Methow River flowing by.

Thank Shawn_and_Lana
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We have seen the river from various spots, and it's such a wonderful area to explore, cross the bridges, and sit on a picnic bench to relax. Even in August the water was high.

Thank simivalley1699
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