The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife public access (boat launch and parking area) at Pearrygin Lake near Winthrop will be closed Monday through Wednesday (June 17-19) for maintenance work. Crews will be removing hazardous trees from around the parking area and restrooms. Signs will be posted to notify the public of the closure. If […]
Here are some reminders about parking at Pearrygin Lake State Park, courtesy of Assistant Ranger Bryan Alexander.
Winter activities include groomed trails for hiking, fat biking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing…
Maps of the trail system are available at the trailheads and online at www.methowcyclesport.com/trails-fatbike-map-plsp. All trails are open to fat bikes and snowshoers; a selection of trails are open to cross-country skiers and winter walkers. There are options at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. A Sno-Park pass is required to park in the lots.
By Laurelle Walsh
An algae bloom in Pearrygin Lake has killed fish and prompted the state park to post signs warning visitors of possible health hazards. A number of dead fish were noticed near the shoreline around the Pearrygin Creek outflow on Nov. 20, according to Pearrygin Lake State Park Manager Rick Lewis. A green sheen that looked “like green spray paint” was …
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 […]
Summer has officially arrived at Silverline Resort on the shores of Pearrygin Lake. Kids and adults camping at the resort were enjoying the cool lake waters on many levels last Saturday. Hotter weather is in the forecast for the upcoming week including the Fourth of July.
By Laurelle Walsh
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission took a tour of Pearrygin Lake State Park on Friday morning (May 30), after meeting at Sun Mountain Lodge last week to tackle issues …
Photos from opening day of fishing season, 2014.
This week: Shop a little at Just Bee-Cause, saddle up for Bike rodeos scheduled in May, June and MCS students attend convention
By Mike Maltais
If weather and water conditions combined with hatchery plants and holdovers are reliable indicators, the lowland lake trout season opener Saturday (April 26) promises to be a good one for anglers headed for local hotspots.
It’s “the biggest …