Pearrygin Lake State Park RV & Campground Guide

Washington

While nestled in a remote region of northern Washington, Pearrygin Lake State Park is only four miles northeast of Winthrop and about 13 miles from Twisp. The 1,186 acres are filled with an 11,000-foot waterfront and 6.5 miles of hiking trails. In 1964, the park opened as a state recreation area, and renovations and construction were done to enhance its beauty in 1972. The state park is the home to a wide array of wildlife, including deer, squirrels, groundhogs, and a variety of birds. When visiting, you'll love the mild temperatures throughout most of the year. However, the winters are very frigid and can go well below freezing.

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Weather
Spring 24-70 F
Summer 45-85 F
Fall 23-76 F
Winter 13-37 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Pearrygin Lake State Park

No matter what time of the year you decide to visit Pearrygin Lake State Park, an RV makes the perfect home base, and it will protect you from the outside weather. 

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Pearrygin Lake State Park

Pearrygin Lake State Park can accommodate 60-foot RVs. Other overnight accommodations include two cabins and multiple tent sites. The park office supplies ice and firewood for purchase.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: No
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Restrooms, two dump stations, and showers

Pine Near RV Park & Campground

The campground is a small, private, and modern park in Winthrop. Pine Near RV Park & Campground is just one block from Main Street and a lot of activities to explore. Each campsite offers a picnic table and a fire ring.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: No
  • Other amenities: Laundry facility, showers, and restrooms

Winthrop / N. Cascades National Park KOA

The Winthrop / N. Cascades National Park KOA is located near the base of the North Cascades National Park and within the Winthrop city limits. The park accommodates 70-foot long RVs in a variety of different sites. There is a complimentary shuttle service to take guests to specific locations.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Bike rentals, dog park, and heated swimming pool

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What to Do at
Pearrygin Lake State Park

Inside Pearrygin Lake State Park

Pearrygin Lake offers a variety of winter and summer activities. During summer, you can go waterskiing, boating, and swimming. Some winter activities include cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and fat-tire bicycling. There is a 60-foot dock where anglers can try their luck in catching freshwater fish. Concessions include kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals May through September. 

Outside Pearrygin Lake State Park

After exhausting all there is to do inside the state park, you can explore the surroundings. The area just outside of Pearrygin Lake State Park is home to a variety of restaurants, shops, and attractions. With the city of Winthrop being so close to the state park, there's no shortage of fun activities to enjoy for the whole family. 

Restaurants

Sixknot Taphouse

Sixknot Taphouse makes and sells apple cider, which is made from their apple trees and local orchards. All apples are pressed organically with no added preservatives, sugars, or sulfites.

Type: American

Location: 231 Riverside Avenue, Winthrop, WA 98862

The Methow Valley Ciderhouse

Cider, wine tasting, and so much more can be found at The Methow Valley Ciderhouse. At the Apple Amphitheater, you can eat, drink, play games, and dance to live music. They serve a variety of burgers, subs, and sandwiches.

Type: American

Location: 28 Washington Highway-20, Winthrop, WA 98862

Old Schoolhouse Brewery

Enjoy a tall mug of your favorite brew at the Old Schoolhouse Brewery. They serve a variety of sandwiches and sides, but they do welcome outside food in the taproom hangout. The store sells hats, shirts, and more.

Type: American

Location: 155 Riverside Avenue, Winthrop, WA 98862

Carlos1800 Mexican Grill and Cantina

Carlos1800 Mexican Grill and Cantina serve up your favorite Mexican dishes with awesome chips, salsa, and guacamole. The portions a big, so you are sure to leave with a full stomach.

Type: Mexican

Location: 149 Riverside Avenue, Winthrop, WA 98862

Arrowhead Bistro

Arrowhead Bistro believes in serving good food matters, and that is why they work with local farmers and ranchers. The bistro serves fresh local fruits and vegetables with their amazing dishes.

Type: American

Location: 207 White Avenue, Winthrop, WA 98862

Shopping

Methow Cycle & Sport

The Methow Cycle & Sport establishment rents a variety of high-quality water sports equipment, bikes, snowshoes, skis, and more. There is cycling, water, and winter trails to explore and have fun. They offer bike repairs, ski tuning, plus a bike and ski service.

Location: 29 Washington Highway-20, Winthrop, WA 98862

Winthrop Mountain Sports

Outdoorsmen will love coming to the Winthrop Mountain Sports establishment. They sell hiking, skiing, biking, and climbing supplies. The sports store rents a variety of ski supplies.

Location: 257 Riverdale Ave, Winthrop, WA 98862

Sheri's Sweet Shoppe

Got a sweet tooth for delicious baked goods and confections made from scratch, look no further than Sheri's Sweet Shoppe. Popular items include English toffee, caramel apples, peanut brittle, and fudge.

Location: 207 Riverdale Ave, Winthrop, WA 98862

Hank’s Harvest Foods

Hank’s Harvest Foods is a family-owned and operated business for well over 40 years. You will always find fresh local produce and other products at this grocery store. They even sell gluten-free, organic, and non-GMO products.

Location: 412 E Methow Valley Highway, Twisp, WA 98856

Methow Valley Thriftway

Looking for a good bargain, Methow Valley Thriftway has a variety of household items that you can make into your own treasures. Other popular items sold here include books, clothing, knickknacks, tools, and more. 

Location: 920 Washington Highway-20, Winthrop, WA 98862

Sightseeing

Shafer Historical Museum

Shafer Historical Museum provides a glimpse into the Methow Valley history. It is staffed with volunteers, so it's free to browse through the museum, but donations are a great help to maintain the museum.

Location: 285 Castle Avenue, Winthrop, WA 98862

Methow Wildlife Area

The Methow Wildlife Area is located in the Methow River watershed in the western half of Okanogan County and spreads roughly 34,600 acres of land. Mule deer herds roam the area amongst other wildlife creatures that you can view. Other popular activities include fishing, horseback riding, hunting, hiking, and cross country skiing.

Location: 350 Bear Creek Road, Winthrop, WA 98862

Lost River Winery

Lost River Winery is a family-owned business that began in 2002. The complimentary wine tasting room allows you to taste the wine before selecting a delicious wine bottle to take home. Some popular wine blends include Pinot Gris, Community Red, Merlot, Massif, and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Location: 26 Washington Highway-20, Winthrop, WA 98862

Patterson Mountain

At the top of Patterson Mountain is the perfect view of Methow from Twisp to Mazama, to the west are the Sawtooths. The trail takes you through shrub-steppe with some shady trees that change during the four seasons.

Location: 2-16 Patterson Lake Road, Winthrop, WA 98862

Confluence Gallery & Art Center

The Confluence Gallery & Art Center promotes established and emerging artists. The exhibits change periodically as the art is sold and replenished with new pieces. At this time, they are showcasing hooves, hearts, and fairy tales until October 10th.

Location: 104 Glover Street South, Twisp, WA 98856

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How to Get to
Pearrygin Lake State Park

From Winthrop, head northwest on Riverside Avenue, continue onto Bluff Street for less than a mile. Continue onto East Chewuch Road for a mile and then turn right onto Bear Creek Road. Follow for about two miles, and then turn right into the state park.

From Twisp, head west on 4th Avenue towards Division Street, and then turn right onto Washington Highway-20 West/Division Street. You'll follow this for about nine miles. Turn right onto Bridge Street, and then quick right onto Bluff Street. Continue onto East Chewuch Road for a mile, and then turn right onto Bear Creek Road, follow for about two miles. The state park will be on the right.

Entering Pearrygin Lake State Park

Pearrygin Lake State Park's summer hours of operation are from 6:30 a.m. to dusk. The campground is closed from October 31st - April 5th. 

One Day Pass : $10

Annual Pass : $30

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