The Early Winters unit is 650 acres northwest of Winthrop along Highway 20. WDFW owns 85 acres of the unit and holds conservation easements on the remaining privately-owned 565 acres. The Methow River runs along the east boundary. Major habitat types include riparian, mixed forest and agricultural lands. Early Winters is a popular destination for hiking and cross-country skiing.
Birds of Prey
How to Get Here
Map and Driving Directions
Access Site #1
Driving Directions Winter Access only due to surrounding private property. Follow Highway 20, 1 mile north of Mazama.
Parking/Restroom Information Parking at Arrowleaf Trailhead on Highway 20. No restrooms.
Other Information Winter Access only via community ski trail system.