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Address: Hwy 20, Winthrop, WA
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Best fly fishing river in the state

A true blue ribbon trout stream with wild.cutthroat, rainbows, cuttbows, steelhead, bull trout, salmon, and whitefish. Amazing river. Doesn't get the pressure that the Yakima... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
BPhillips149
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Wenatchee, Washington
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Wenatchee, Washington
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

A true blue ribbon trout stream with wild.cutthroat, rainbows, cuttbows, steelhead, bull trout, salmon, and whitefish. Amazing river. Doesn't get the pressure that the Yakima gets - the Yakima is THE most over-rated river in the country - the Methow offers quiet, solitude, and fantastic catch-and-release fly fishing. For the best experience, book a trip with Kevin at North Cascades... More 

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Puyallup, Washington
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117 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is a special place! Numerous river access point throughout the Methow Valley. Find a spot that suits you and enjoy the pristine water of the Methow River flowing by.

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Washington, the State
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432 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We have seen the river from various spots, and it's such a wonderful area to explore, cross the bridges, and sit on a picnic bench to relax. Even in August the water was high.

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Seattle, Washington
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20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

This is a beautiful river. Our group of 6 families stayed at Methow Tents (Rolling Huts) right on this river and it was fantastic. Young kids loved to play along the bank, some got out the fishing rods. Awesome time in a beautiful location.

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Oregon City, Oregon
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91 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Just a fun river to follow to winthrup and in town as well the valley provides many views of the rugged Cascade mountains

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Thank jefe8
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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81 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Definitely take some time to visit the Methow River Valley. There are many places to access it, including right in the town of Winthrop where we explored. They have a cute footbridge in town, restaurants and shops backing onto it, and it just picture perfect.

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Thank Angelina M
Kent, Washington, United States
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We were in this area Mid-October and the colors of fall are fantastic. The water is clear although shallow this time of year but the view is fantastic.

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Thank Rachel O
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 881 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Beautiful and pleasant environment. Great to sit along the river and enjoy the scenery and babbling of the rushing water. Peaceful and cool!

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Everett, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

The Bee's RULE!!!! No time to really enjoy.. eating was scarce, afraid to cook and watch your drink, there sneeky little guys..Wish it was relaxing.. Bee;s ruled everything.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Between our motel and the downtown blocks, perhaps a half to three-quarters walk was quite a footbridge, wide and very well-constructed, with cables at both ends. Pictures could be taken. Leisurely or healthful walks took us to and from the minor hubbub of downtown.

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