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For Reservations please call 800-843-7951

Directions

The Mazama Country Inn is located just off Highway 20, 14 miles northwest of Winthrop in the Methow Valley. Mazama can be reached either from the west over the North Cascades Highway (except when closed in the winter, generally from mid November through late April) or from the south via Wenatchee and Chelan. Both routes offer beautiful scenery, but the drive through the North Cascades (often called the "American Alps") is particularly dramatic.

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Whether you are coming from the west or the south, turn off Highway 20 at the Mazama junction and drive approximately 1/4 mile to "downtown" Mazama (general store and gas station). There you will see the Mazama Country Inn gate and sign.

Mazama Country Inn WA directions Driving Time:  
From Seattle: 3-1/2 - 4 hours (Summer)
  5 hours (Winter)
From Wenatchee: 2-1/2 hours
From Spokane: 4 hours
Our address is: 15 Country Rd., Mazama, WA 98833.

 

 

Shuttle Service:

Classic Mountain Cabby


Information About Mazama and Vicinity
Map of the Upper Methow Valley  (300 K PDF)
Mazama is at the "end of the road" in the Methow Valley (and quite literally so in the winter time). The
altitude of Mazama is approximately 2100 feet above sea level and it is situated between a number of 7000+ foot peaks, several of which are easily climbed once the snows recede in late May or early June. To the west a few miles is the eastern portion of the Cascade Mountains, which are rugged and beautiful but drier that the west side which receives the brunt of the weather as it comes off the Pacific Ocean. To the north of Mazama is the Pasayten Wilderness, an area of ancient mountains that have been ground down by time and long since departed glaciers but which is just as wild and remote as any part of the Cascades. To the south lies the Sawtooth Mountain Range, a string of 8000+ foot peaks that form the boundary between the Methow Valley and Lake Chelan. Finally, to the east of Mazama the land becomes progressively drier and (though interrupted by several smaller and older mountain ranges) eventually turns into the Columbia River plateau, with its arid and semi-desert conditions. In addition to the Inn, the town of Mazama boasts its own general Mazama Store and the Mazama Community Center. The Mazama Store is your last opportunity for gasoline and other automotive supplies until you reach the town of Marbelmont, 74 miles to the west.
The town of Winthrop (population 650) is just 14 miles to the southwest and is the true tourist capital of the Methow Valley. Winthrop offers everything a small town needs. There is grocery shopping, hardware, building supplies, medical care, post office, restaurants, old time photos and realtors.
For other information about Mazama and vicinity, including information about select local businesses, see Activities.