The hustle and bustle of the city are far behind you, it's time to unplug from technology and reconnect with nature. Only 300 feet from the pristine Methow River, and at the edge of the forest, a group of safari-style canvas tents are waiting for you and your friends. Explore the surrounding wilderness and enjoy the myriad of options, outdoor and indoor, that this unique valley has to offer. These tents are located minutes away from rock climbing, river rafting or horseback riding, and you are just steps to enjoying the 120 miles of trails this Valley is famous for. When night falls be ready to be marveled by the night sky and the sounds of the forest. The campground is only open during the warm season.
Fully enclosed canvas safari tent, mounted on wooden platform.
Screen door and windows.
Two camping cots, picnic table and benches. Extra camping cot available at $5.
Water and electricity.
Full restrooms and showers.
Firepit / Gathering point.
Cell phone service and free Wi-Fi in restaurant area.
There is a restaurant on site, but you might want to bring some food.
This is mountain weather, bring warm sleeping gear.
Flashlight, bug spray, sun lotion, sunglasses and binoculars recommended.
A cooler to store your food.
We want to remind you this is the wilderness, don't leave food outside and store trash properly.
Located in the North Cascades, the Methow Valley is a scenic destination with beautiful mountain vistas, forests and wildflowers. With warm, dry summers and snowy winters, the valley offers a variety of outdoor adventures for all ages and skill levels.
The charming towns of Twisp, Winthrop and Mazama are also worth exploring for their summer farmers' markets, shops, bakeries and pubs.
The valley is home to one of the world's longest cross-country skiing trails, stretching for 120 miles (193 km). Other popular activities include rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, river rafting, horse-back riding, hunting and fishing, golfing, spectacular sight-seeing and other outdoor activities. Events include the Winthrop Rhythm and Blues Festival, the Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival, live theatre and many art galleries.
Winthrop is also home to the oldest legal saloon in Washington state.
Take I-5 N towards Vancouver. Take Exit 208 for WA-530 toward Arlington/Darrington. In Darrington, turn left at Emens Ave/WA-530. Continue to follow WA-530. Make a slight right onto WA-20. Methow Tents will be on your left 5.5 miles past Mazama, near milepost 183.
NOTE: Washington Pass of WA-20 is closed in the winter. If closed, use the directions below. Click here for current conditions.
Take I-5 to I-90 E. Take Exit 85 for WA-970 N toward WA-903 N/Wenatchee. Turn left at WA-970. Make a slight left at US-97. Turn right at US-2/US-97. Merge onto US-2/US-97 N via the ramp to Okanogan/Spokane. Turn left at US-2/US-97. Continue to follow US-97. Turn left at WA-153. Make a slight left at WA-20. Turn left at Riverside Street. Turn left at WA-20. Methow Tents will be on your right in 8 miles, near milepost 183.
Take US-2 toward Davenport. At Wilbur, make a slight right onto WA-21. Stay straight to go onto WA-174. WA-174 becomes WA-17. At Brewster, turn left onto US-97. At Pateros, turn right onto WA-153. WA-153 becomes WA-20. Turn left at Riverside Street. Turn left at WA-20. Methow Tents will be on your right in 8 miles, near milepost 183.