of Brewster and Pateros are just a few miles apart. We're listing them
both on this page.
a population of around 650. Pateros was originally know as Ives Landing,
then later became known as Pateros. It was established around 1896 by its
founder, Lee Ives.
has a population of around 2100. Brewster sits right at the mouth of the
Okanogan river where it meets the mighty Columbia river, both Brewster
and Pateros sit right along side the Columbia River. In Pateros, the Methow
river meets the Columbia river to make for a great place for water sports.
This area is known as Lake Pateros. You'll have all the space you need
for boating, rafting, water-skiing, wakeboarding, and jetskiing. There
are eight boating docks at waterfront park in Pateros.
county is a paradise for bird-watchers. Large numbers of neo-tropical migrants
move through this area spring and fall and large numbers of hawks work
the ridge line between Lake Chelan and the Methow valley, just above Pateros.
The area has nesting Ospreys, Bald Eagles, Golden eagles, Swainson hawks
and Kestrels. Wintering populations of everything from Lapland Longspurs
to Gyrfalcons occur here.
It's not just
a summer time playground, there's lots of great winter time activities
hundreds of miles of trails for hiking are available on the Okanogan National
Forest, within a few miles of Pateros. There are also several thousand
acres of Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife managed public lands within
4 miles of Pateros that allow hiking thru pristine shrub-steppe and riparian
and Gold Creek Sno-Parks are just a short drive from Pateros. Both sno-parks
give you access to literally hundreds of miles of trails. If that's not
enough, there's many more parks and trail systems that can be reached easily
in less than an hour from Pateros.
Columbia River and the Methow River provide great fishing for Steealhead,
Walleye, Trout and Bass.
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