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Splash around with these 6 fun water activities near Twisp, WA

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A myriad of outdoor destinations and adventures becomes part of your exciting Washington State lifestyle when you own Winthropor Twisp real estate. The Methow Valley offers plenty of activities to enjoy along the flowing waters of the Methow River, including these favorites:

  • Fishing

    Between the Twisp and the Methow rivers, you cannot miss out on a productive fishing trip. Little wonder that both rivers are gaining renown all around the Pacific Northwest region for its exceptional fly fishing scene.

    Whether you prefer a peaceful time fishing along the river banks or venturing into top hidden fishing spots with a local guide, you can look forward to celebrating that steelhead, bass or trout catch at the end of your day.

  • Kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding

    If you want to scratch that explorer’s itch, the calmer portions of the Methow River will gladly welcome you aboard a kayak, canoe or paddleboard. Marvel at the glorious views and abundant local wildlife around you as you cruise along peaceful, sparkling waters.

    Patterson Lake and Pearrygin Lake are other places not too far away from Winthrop and Twisp where you can also enjoy these casual rides.

  • Whitewater rafting

    Plan a visit to the Methow River between March and early June to enjoy a thrill ride unlike any other. During this time of the year, spring runoff raises the river’s water levels, transforming it into the ideal venue for whitewater rafting. The rapids are rated as Class I through IV – offering a fair range of options that will satisfy both novice rafters and the more experienced adrenaline junkies.

  • Inner-tubing

    There is nothing like floating lazily along flowing river waters when the summer heat becomes too much to bear. You can buy your own tube or you can choose to rent from a variety of tour companies around the area.

  • Motorboating and jet skiing

    If you prefer speed thrills on the water, Pearrygin Lake is the destination for you. Popular among motorsport lovers from all around the region, this place is frequented by jet ski, water ski, and motorboat enthusiasts.

  • Go swimming

    Last but not least, nothing beats a good old dip in refreshing river or lake water after a long and satisfying hike. The bevy of rivers, creeks, and lakes around the Methow Valley provides the perfect complement to outdoor excursions, thanks to their convenient access via public trails and parklands.

    There are plenty of spots to choose from when you live in Twisp or Winthrop, including Twisp River, Lost River in Mazama, and Falls Creek located north of the Methow Wildlife Area.

    You can also enjoy a refreshing swim without leaving town. The Wagner Memorial Pool is a local landmark in Twisp that has been a favorite summer destination since 1966. Facilities here include a zero-depth wading area for young children and a fun water slide.

Make the most out of your adventure-seeking lifestyle in the naturally abundant town of Twisp, WA. Inquire about the best real estate opportunities with Coldwell Banker Winthrop Realty. Call 509.996.2121 or email info(at)cbwinthrop(dotted)com.