Bike Rodeo at Pearrygin Lake The annual Bike Rodeo at Pearrygin Lake State Park will be on June 13 from 10 a.m.–noon. Registration for the free event begins at 9:45 a.m. in the east boat launch parking lot. The rodeo is for kids ages 5–12, and will focus on maneuvering skills, new skills in effective […]
Pearrygin Lake State Park
Marracci exhibit in Mazama Paintings by local artist Sue Marracci are on exhibit at the Mazama Country Inn through Aug. 30. The free exhibit is presented by Confluence Gallery. Marracci is a long-time resident of the Methow Valley and has been showing her artwork here since 2004. For more information, call 997-2787. Piano students in […]
Saturday (April 25) is opening day of fishing season, when the Methow Eagles holds its annual fishing derby at the East Campground boat launch at Pearrygin Lake State Park. “We’re looking forward to a great fishing season,” said Okanogan Highlands Area Manager Rick Lewis. Derby registration starts at 8 a.m. Prizes will be given in […]
Pearrygin Lake State Park opened as scheduled on April 1, and experienced its first flood of visitors on Saturday (April 4) for the annual Easter egg hunt co-sponsored by Winthrop Kiwanis and the Twisp Valley Grange.
Saturday was a “Discover Pass Free Day,” a date specifically requested by park rangers across the state so that users who might not …
Egg hunt at Pearrygin Make sure you get to Pearrygin Lake State Park’s main campground before noon on Saturday (April 4), because that’s when the Twisp Valley Grange’s annual Easter egg hunt starts — and they don’t wait for dawdlers. The event is free, and no Discover Pass is needed to park. After the egg […]
By Laurelle Walsh
Camping at Pearrygin Lake State Park ends for the season at noon on Oct. 27, when both campgrounds officially close for the winter; however, many opportunities remain for public access in the off season. Vehicles may still enter on the east entrance road and park in the contact station area, …
This week: Tool drive for fire and flood victims, Fire recovery workshop, Co-op celebrates 75 years, Free day at state parks, Soup Dinner tickets on sale soon, and Emergency planning meeting
Tim Evans, construction and maintenance project lead for Pearrygin, Conconully and Curlew state parks, excavates a 12-foot wide channel where Pearrygin Creek will flow under the road into Pearrygin Lake State Park’s now-closed west campground. The creek, which has been flowing over the road since the massive debris flow in 2011, will be back in […]
By Laurelle Walsh
Pearrygin Lake State Park was expected to re-open today (Aug. 6), after the second fire-related closure in as many weeks, according to Park Manager Rick Lewis. Both campgrounds were evacuated and the park was closed on Friday (Aug. 1), when …
This week: ATVs not allowed in Winthrop says town’s attorney, Winthrop Town Hall basement flooded by rain, Fire district levy on November ballot, and Pearrygin re-opens after fire though Alta Lake is still closed.