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Twisp River Rearing Ponds

North Cascades > Methow/Sawtooth
48.3657, -120.1323 Map & Directions
1.0 miles, roundtrip
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The Rearing Ponds are a great place for kids to explore and learn about wildlife. Photo by austineats.
  • Wildlife
  • Good for kids
  • Rivers

This area is being actively restored to a natural state. A loop hike suitable for all ages winds through wetlands in a critical salmon rearing area. Continue reading

4.00 out of 5

Hiking Twisp River Rearing Ponds

Perfect roadside hikes suitable for all ages. There is beaver activity among six reconstructed rearing ponds, as well as a meandering river through farm country. Be sure to bring your camera -- there are lots of signs of wildlife, including mink, deer, beaver, and more.

Hike Description Written by
Austin Smith, WTA Correspondent

Twisp River Rearing Ponds

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 48.3657, -120.1323 Open in Google Maps

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WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

Drive .5 miles from Hwy 20 in Twisp, WA on the Twisp River Road. Park on the right by the Discovery Center.

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North Cascades > Methow/Sawtooth

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Twisp River Rearing Ponds

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