Winthrop, WA Trails and Parks

Winthrop has 61 trails in the vicinity, including 20 hiking trails and 17 for mountain biking. These trails range from 1.8 to 65 miles in length. The most popular trails are Eastern Pasayten Loop (Backpacking), Rainy Lake Trail and Hart’s Pass Campground. Trails.com member Patricia K. recently completed Maple Pass Loop.
  • Cutthroat Lake and Cutthroat PassView Trail Details

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    Winthrop, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  11 miles

    A short day hike to Cutthroat Lake (2.8 miles round trip) or a longer day trip or short backpack to Cutthroat Pass (11 miles round trip).

  • Cedar FallsView Trail Details

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    Winthrop, WA

    • Snowshoeing  
    •  5 hours
    •  5.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Snowshoes make easy work of this trail, climbing gently as it does through deep, dry-side forests to end at the site of a pretty little waterfall. ...

  • Falls Creek - 8-Mile Ridge LoopView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Winthrop, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  4 hours
    •  13 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: Ultrascenic ridgetop ride complete with a high summit. Great trail down. High altitude makes it a good choice for a hot summer day. ...

  • Eastern Pasayten Loop (Backpacking)View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Winthrop, WA

    •  5-7 days
    •  65 miles
    •  Guide

    Arctic tundra isn’t an ecosystem normally associated with the lower 48 states. The Pasayten Wilderness, however, hides large expanses of this ...

  • Granite Pass Highline - Pacific Crest TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Winthrop, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  15 miles

    A day hike to Granite Pass, 15 miles round trip, or a backpack to Methow Pass, 10.5 miles one way.

  • Spider Mountain: North Face (Arachnophobia)View Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Winthrop, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  2 days
    •  24.5 km (15 ) miles
    •  Guide

    An extreme ski descent in a remote North Cascadian setting, the physically demanding North Face of Spider Mountain requires expert skiing ability ...

  • Cascade-Johannesburg CouloirView Trail Details

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    Winthrop, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  6-7 hours
    •  7 km (3.6 ) miles
    •  Guide

    Access to big, steep terrain does not get any more straightforward than this. The iconic Cascade–Johannesburg Couloir catches the eye of any ...

  • Mount Buckner: North FaceView Trail Details

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    Winthrop, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  2-3 days
    •  23 km (14 ) miles
    •  Guide

    The Mount Buckner North Face ski descent holds just about every element that makes ski mountaineering in the North Cascades an unforgettable ...

  • Silver Star MountainView Trail Details

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    Winthrop, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  8 hours
    •  13 km (8 ) miles
    •  Guide

    The Silver Star massif makes quite an impression as you crest Washington Pass on the North Cascades Highway (State Route 20). The verticality ...

  • Washington Pass Birthday TourView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Winthrop, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  5 hours
    •  8 km (5 ) miles
    •  Guide

    This is rightfully one of the most popular tours in the Washington Pass area because it offers great skiing on a loop featuring several high ...

  • Rainy Lake and Lake Ann LoopsView Trail Details

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    Winthrop, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  6.5 hours
    •  11 km (6.8 ) miles
    •  Guide

    Who doesn’t like a loop tour? This tour offers several options for a quintessential North Cascades day tour loop with fun, mostly moderate ski ...

  • Black Peak: South Face and Last Chance PassView Trail Details

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    Winthrop, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  10 hours or 2 days
    •  16 km (10 ) miles
    •  Guide

    Black Peak is an impressive pyramid of dark rock with signi?cant vertical relief high above Rainy Pass. It offers classic ski mountaineering ...

  • Mesahchie Peak: Mesahchie GlacierView Trail Details

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    Winthrop, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  7 to 8.5 hours
    •  17 km (10.5 ) miles
    •  Guide

    This tour features two 2000-foot-plus descents, making for a fantastic full day out in North Cascades National Park. It is best to try it immediately ...

  • Methow River - Winthrop to TwispView Trail Details

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    Winthrop, WA

    • Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing  
    •  2 to 4 hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    This trip winds through the gentle portion of valley downstream from Winthrop. The shores are lined with ponderosa pines and cottonwoods towering ...

  • Sun Mountain Top to BottomView Trail Details

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    Winthrop, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  3 hours
    •  15.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: A long climb is followed by a long and wonderfully varied downhill. Great views of the Methow Valley from Black Bear Trail. Tread: ...

  • Sun Mountain Scenic RideView Trail Details

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    Winthrop, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1.5 to 2.5 hours
    •  11.1 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: Views, views, views. Beyond that, like most Sun Mountain routes, it’s a moderate ride that’s fun for every rider. Tread: 2.7 miles ...

  • Sun Mountain Fun LoopView Trail Details

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    Winthrop, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  7.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: This is an easy loop on rolling, twisting, fast trails—pure fun to ride. Tread: 6.6 miles on singletrack; 0.7 mile on doubletra ...

  • Sun Mountain Easy LoopView Trail Details

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    Winthrop, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1 hour
    •  6.1 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: Good views of Wolf Creek and Mount Gardner. An easy trail that’s still fun for most riders. It is well signed, so the many trail ...

  • Cougar Lake LoopView Trail Details

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    Winthrop, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1 hour
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: Scenic views of the Sawtooth Wilderness and Pipestone Canyon. An easy ride, fun for everyone. Tread: 5 miles on gravel road; 2 miles ...

  • Buck Mountain LoopView Trail Details

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    Winthrop, WA

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

    Highlights: Great views of the entire Methow Valley. A combination of single- and doubletrack enjoyable by every rider. This route is one of ...

  • Tiffany Mountain LoopView Trail Details

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    Winthrop, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  3 hours
    •  10.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: Beautiful high-mountain scenery. The altitude keeps the route cool on a hot summer day. A side trip to Tiffany Mountain’s summit ...

  • Pearrygin Ridge TrailView Trail Details

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    Winthrop, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  3 hours
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: Interesting, challenging riding for the technically skilled rider. There are great views from Pearrygin Peak. The high altitude (from ...

  • Pearrygin Creek TrailView Trail Details

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    Winthrop, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  3 hours
    •  10.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: This is an interesting, difficult trail, close to Winthrop. It is low enough to melt out early in the spring. It connects to the ...

  • North Twentymile TrailView Trail Details

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    Winthrop, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  6 hours
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: This is the longest, most intense, most continuously technically demanding, and most satisfying of all the local downhill rides. ...

  • Lightning Creek TrailView Trail Details

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    Winthrop, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  16 miles
    •  Guide

    Half of this 16-mile loop is a climb on gravel roads. The other half is a fun, fairly technical descent on singletrack lightning Creek Trail ...