The Methow River ( MET-how) is a tributary of the Columbia River in northern Washington in the United States. The river's 1,890-square-mile (4,900 km2) watershed drains the eastern North Cascades, with a population of about 5,000 people. The Methow's watershed is characterized by relatively pristine habitats, as much of the river basin is located in national forests and wildernesses. Many tributaries drain the large Pasayten Wilderness. An earlier economy based on agriculture is giving way to one based on recreation and tourism.Plan my day in Winthrop using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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The Methow is a really special river worth driving, walking and swimming or just hanging out in this unique ecosystem. more »
The Methow River is so fabulous, and so is the whole valley. There are many trails, and many of them are manageable for people who do not want vertical challenges. One of our favorites is the... more »
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