Twisp, WA Trails and Parks

Twisp has 30 trails in the vicinity, including 13 for mountain biking and 13 hiking trails. These trails range from 3 to 43 miles in length. The most popular trails are Angel's Staircase Loop, Chelan Summit Trail (Backpacking) and McAlester Lake. Trails.com member Tom R. recently completed Lookout Mountain Trail.
  • Lightning Creek to Starvation MountainView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Twisp, WA

    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  21 miles
    •  Guide

    Following the trail along the banks of beautiful Lightning Creek is simultaneously heart thumping and peaceful. This is one of the more popular ...

  • Loup Loup Ski Area - Bear MountainView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Twisp, WA

    • Cross-Country Skiing  
    •  2 hours - all day
    •  20 miles
    •  Guide

    Virtually unknown to the skiing community of the state of Washington is a gem of an area at Loup Loup Pass. The area, operated by the Loup Loup ...

  • Chelan Summit Trail (Backpacking)View Trail Details

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    Twisp, WA

    •  3-5 days
    •  43 miles
    •  Guide

    East of the Lake Chelan trench rises the craggy Sawtooth Range. Although they carry the same name as the more famous mountains in Idaho, these ...

  • Lightning Creek TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Twisp, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  15.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: Climb on easy road; descend on moderate, long singletrack. The trail melts out early and is on the dry eastern side of the Methow ...

  • Sun MountainView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Twisp, WA

    • Cross-Country Skiing  
    •  3 hours - all day
    •  37 miles
    •  Guide

    From its perch 1,000 feet above the Methow Valley floor, Sun Mountain Lodge has an ample supply of scenic overlooks and dramatic views. Whether ...

  • Loup Loup - South Summit Sno-ParkView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Twisp, WA

    • Cross-Country Skiing  
    •  1 - 5 hours
    •  13 miles
    •  Guide

    At the summit of Loup Loup Pass is a little-known, groomed cross-country ski area. With only an occasional clearcut offering an escape from the ...

  • Lookout Mountain TrailView Trail Details

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    Twisp, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    From this landmark peak rising above the community of Twisp, you can look out over the placid Methow Valley and to lofty peaks north and south. ...

  • Bear Mountain Figure 8View Trail Details

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    Twisp, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  3 hours
    •  15 miles
    •  Guide

    This route ties two excellent singletrack downhills together with climbs up good gravel roads. Because of the low altitude and easterly location, ...

  • Pipestone Hard LoopView Trail Details

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    Twisp, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  10.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The scenic edge of Pipestone Canyon demands gawking. Great views of the North Cascades, as well. The snow disappears earlier than on any other ...

  • Pipestone Canyon Easy LoopView Trail Details

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    Twisp, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  2.5 hours
    •  11.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Low elevation and a dry location make this ride a good choice very early or very late in the season. It’s a fun and scenic downhill trip through ...

  • Foggy Dew - Merchant Basin and Cooney LakeView Trail Details

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    Twisp, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  5 hours
    •  16 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: This ride has wonderful scenery and an outstanding descent down Foggy Dew Creek. That descent is fast, stupendously long, and easy, ...

  • Angel's Staircase LoopView Trail Details

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    Twisp, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  6 hours
    •  22.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: Mountain scenery from the top of the world; larches that turn golden in the fall; beautiful Cooney Lake; varied, long trail reaching ...

  • Twisp River TrailView Trail Details

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    Twisp, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  13 miles
    •  Guide

    The first half of this moderately difficult 13-mile loop is on a good singletrack trail. The remainder is on well-maintained paved and gravel ...

  • Oval LakesView Trail Details

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    Twisp, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  20.4 miles
    •  Guide

    An exhilarating loop into the jagged and lofty Sawtooth Range visits larch groves, remote basins, windswept high ridges, and sparkling alpine ...

  • North LakeView Trail Details

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    Twisp, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  9.6 miles

    A day hike to North Lake, 9.6 miles round trip.

  • Copper PassView Trail Details

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    Twisp, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  12.8 miles

    A day hike from North Creek Trailhead to Copper Pass, 12.8 miles round trip, or a trek to Washington Highway 20, 11.4 miles overall.

  • Scatter LakeView Trail Details

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    Twisp, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  8.8 miles

    A day hike or backpack to Scatter Lake, 8.8 miles round trip.

  • Louis LakeView Trail Details

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    Twisp, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  11.4 miles

    A day hike or short backpack to Louis Lake, 11.4 miles round trip.

  • South PassView Trail Details

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    Twisp, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  15 miles

    A day hike to South Pass, 15 miles round trip, or a backpack to McAlester Pass, 9.9 miles one way.

  • McAlester LakeView Trail Details

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    Twisp, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  15.1 miles

    A long day hike or backpack to McAlester Lake, 15.1 miles round trip, or a backpack to McAlester Pass, 8.5 miles one way.

  • Stiletto PeakView Trail Details

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    Twisp, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  9.2 miles

    A day hike to the timberline meadows on Stiletto Peak, 9.2 miles round trip.

  • Dagger Lake and Twisp PassView Trail Details

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    Twisp, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  12.6 miles

    A long day hike or short backpack to Dagger Lake, 12. 6 miles round trip.

  • Crater LakesView Trail Details

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    Twisp, WA

    •  4 hours
    •  8.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Hike this 8.4-mile out-and-back day trip or backpack to a scenic lake basin in the Sawtooth Range east of Lake Chelan in the Okanogan National ...

  • Canyon Creek RidgeView Trail Details

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    Twisp, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  6 hours
    •  12.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: The stellar views and the isolation, the difficulty, the length, and the altitude of the trail. Tread: All singletrack (at best) ...

  • Twisp River TrailView Trail Details

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    Twisp, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  29 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: Scenic in the upper sections. It’s easy to select shorter and easier loops lower on the trail. It melts out relatively early due ...