Winthrop Washington Area Information
Winthrop (pop. 393 - 2009 census, elevation 1765') is known for the American Old West design of all the buildings in town, making it a popular Washington vacation destination.
Winthrop is an major cross-country skiing location, with over 120 miles of groomed trails that extend toward the nearby town of Mazama. Mazama is 13 miles (21 km) northwest of Winthrop and about 28 miles (45 km) from the Canadian border.
Other popular Winthrop activities include rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, river rafting, horse-back riding, hunting and fishing, golfing, and sight-seeing.
Winthrop is home to the oldest legal saloon in Washington state.
The North Cascades National Park with its pristine forests and stunning views borders to the west.