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Conditions updated 01/13/18


big valley

A wide trail shared with skier and dogs. Flat inner and outer loops figure eight around. No trail pass required.


Gunn Ranch

A wide trail shared with skiers and canine friends. 8-mile round trip out and back to Grizzly Hut in the Rendezvous. Steadily climbs from trailhead all the way to hut with great views of the valley. Add the new Lynn's trail for an additional 2 mile singletrack loop. Often in the sun when the valley is fogged in. Methow Trails Fatbike pass required.

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John's Way

A fun, flat-to-rolling loop from the Mazama Corral trailhead to Timberline Meadows on a 30-inch wide groomed trail for fat bikes and snowshoes. Methow Trails Fatbike pass required.

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Lloyd Ranch

Adjacent to Pearrygin State Park, this area features numerous 30-inch groomed trails over rolling hills and some sustained climbs. Great views of the mountains. These trails are groomed by volunteers from Methow Fatbike. No trail pass required. Parking permit required.

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Winthrop Fatbike Snowshoe

A 30-inch wide groomed trail for fat bikes and snowshoes. Leaves from the Winthrop Fish Hatchery parking lot or Town Trail Head. This trail can be easy to moderate depending on far out you go. The Bitterbrush loop is slightly easier than the Barnsley Loop. Methow Trails Fatbike pass required.

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Pearrygin State Park

Rex Derr, campground and lake trails packed and groomed. Soft due to recent heavy snowfall. Please use low tire pressure (3psi or less). Good for fatbiking or snowshoeing. The 30-inch wide groomed trails in the Park range from flat near the lake to rolling hills and some sustained climbs. These trails are groomed by volunteers from Methow Fatbike. No trail pass required. Sno-Park permit required to park.

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"big views"

There's nothing better on sunny winter days in the Methow than taking my fatbike to Lloyd Ranch and riding along, looking out at one of the most beautiful views in the valley with Pearrygin Lake in the foreground with snowy mountains behind.