Photo Credit: Paris Gore

Activities

The Methow Valley has a wide array of activities that will satisfy extreme sports enthusiasts all the way to someone that just wants to take a leisurely stroll. Our team at The Inn has carefully handcrafted personalized activities that will allow our guests to explore the best the Methow Valley and North Cascades have to offer. No matter the season or level of activity, we have you covered- from Nordic to heliskiing, road cycling to mountain biking, nature walks to trail runs, beginner horseback rides to multi day pack trips, tubing to whitewater rafting, lake to river fly fishing, and more!

Let us help you discover the best of the American Alps!

Skiing

Spanning over 200 kilometers of groomed trails, the Methow Trail System is the ultimate way to experience the breathtaking landscape of the North Cascades. The Methow Valley is the premier cross-country ski destination in North America, and the Inn at Mazama is right at the heart of it. Strategically located right at the best trailheads in the valley, you can rent gear, take lessons and even have guided tours right from your door.

Mazama is the gateway to the North Cascades National Park. Head out from The Inn with expert guides and experience your dream powder day while making turns at Washington Pass!

Depart into the heart of the North Cascades on our epic heli ski adventures! Choose from heli-assisted or heli-complete packages for your ultimate powder experience.

Mountain
Biking

With over 125 miles of pristine mountain biking trails throughout the valley, find your epic hero dirt here! Trails range from beginner to expert; whatever your ability, we’ve got a trail for you!

Explore the enchanting Methow Valley by road bike! Cruise up to Washington Pass or explore the numerous hamlets in this pristine corner of the North Cascades.

Don’t let the snow get you down- take off on two wheels on numerous trails throughout the valley during winter designated specifically for fat biking!

Trail
Activities

Explore the backcountry right from your front door on snowshoes! Whether you follow our groomed trails or take off into the heart of the North Cascades with an expert guide, this is an acitivty that everyone can enjoy- no experience necessary!

With thousands of miles of wilderness and pristine trails surrounding Mazama, grab your running shoes and launch yourself into the best that the North Cascades has to offer! From epic ridge lines to meandering valley trails- the Methow has it all!

As the ultimate basecamp for North Cascades adventures, Mazama is a hiking paradise! Trace parts of the famed Pacific Crest Trail, dance between the vibrant Larches in the Fall, come face to face with mountain goats on stellar peaks and cool off on the shores of hidden, emerald alpine lakes!

Take in the natural beauty of the Methow Valley and North Cascades while strolling along the endless trail systems and encountering dozens of unique bird species, alpine flowers in bloom and aspen, birch and larches exploding into color.

Explore the winter landscapes of the Methow Valley with professional wildlife trackers and educators. Learn how to identify and interpret wildlife tracks and signs so that you can connect with the hidden lives of the creatures that share this land with us!

Welcome to the American Alps! Pristine rock, classic routes and awe-inspiring summits define climbing in the Methow Valley. Explore on your own or hire a guide to tackle some of the best routes in North America.

With over 475 different bird species, Washington is one of the premier bird-watching destinations in the U.S and the Methow Valley is one of the top locations in the state. The Valley features many different habitats from wet forest to dry shrub-steppe and is home to birds of both western and eastern affinities.

Water
Activities

Make a splash this summer and beat the heat while floating along the cool clear waters of the Methow River. Fun for the whole family, you will be dropped off and picked up with your tubes to enjoy the best sections that the river has to offer.

An exhilarating and unique way to experience the North Cascades- with your expert guides, paddle through thrilling rapids and explore the ultimate river twists and bends along the Methow Valley floor!

Get ready for the ultimate fly fishing experience! The crystal clear Methow River is a catch and release fishery with an abundance of gorgeous Rainbow and Cutthroat Trout. Your experienced guides will assist you in everything, from choosing and changing flies to setting out your gourmet lunch, and everything in between.

Around
the Inn

Rejuvenate, relax and find your center with expert local yoga instructors. Enjoy group or one-on-one sessions in our new yoga studio. Namaste.

Perfect your tennis game on our gracious tennis court nestled in the pines. Racquets and balls are available free of charge for our guests.

Travel the backroads of the Methow Valley and beyond on photographic journeys to document the best that the North Cascades have to offer! From old barns to glaciated mountain peaks, vintage fire lookouts and larch trees exploding into color- there's something for everyone out here.

Experience the Wild West in the North Cascades and Pasayten Wilderness! Saddle up and choose between hundreds of miles of trails with an expert wrangler guide.

Photo Credit: Paris Gore
Photo Credit: Paris Gore

Packages

The Methow Valley has a wide array of activities that will satisfy extreme sports enthusiasts all the way to someone that just wants to take a leisurely stroll.