RECREATION


Agritourism & Producers:

agritourism-mapFerry County: Farms & Recreation Map – This interactive map, created by Jenny Konz at The Goat Farm-Goat Patrol, will help you identify all of the fun activities to do in Ferry County related to agriculture, agritourism and more. These hard-working local businesses, from horseback riding to vineyards, hope to see you soon!

The Goat Patrol & Petting Zoo
goatThe Goat Farm – Goat Patrol in Republic, WA is nestled in the beautiful Sanpoil Valley, surrounded by national forest, mountains and meadows. Their Goat Farm is open to visitors! Everybody is welcome to enjoy the goat kids in the petting zoo, browse their Little Farm Shop for farm products and have a good time with all the animals and activities. They house about 40 goats of several breeds and raise both dairy goats and meat goats. They also offer services around goats, from buck service to healthcare. The farm is owned by Wayne & Jenny Konz at 15739 Hwy. 21 South Republic, WA. For more details, call Jenny at (509) 954-4452.

Chelsea’s Acres – Fresh Produce, Art Gallery, Fiber Classes – fiber preparation, natural eco dye, and weaving. Sheep and fibre sheep. Please call for availability of produce and classes: Teri Perkins (509) 775-1028, 124 Klondike Rd, Republic,WA 99166.

ATV Riding:

ATV Adventures in Ferry County – trail information, events, photos and more at FerryCounty.com

NE Washington ATV Trails – interactive map and more, from the Pacific Northwest Trail Association

UTV Guide to Republic from www.utvadventuresllc.com is available at http://utvadventuresllc.com/product/republic-pdf/ which contains photos, maps, and other information about riding around Republic. Other UTV Guides from www.utvadventuresllc.com are available at http://utvadventuresllc.com/store/ which has information on other areas of Washington State.

Birding:

Birding in Ferry County

Birding locations in the area

Washington Birder checklist for Ferry County

Fishing:
Black Beach Resort

Photo Courtesy of Black Beach Resort

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife | Fishing

Fly Fishing at Long Lake

Curlew Lake Fishing – holds the state record for tiger muskie!

9 Lakes to Visit Near Republic


Horseback Riding:

Kettle Range Outfitting and Guiding, a part of True West Trail Rides

K Diamond K Guest Ranch

Golden Tiger Pathway

Ferry County Rail Trail

Back Country Horseman of Washington

Hiking, Biking, Snowshoeing & Cross-Country Skiing:


Ferry County Rail Trail

Gibralter Trail – The primary trail construction was completed in 2014.  The trailhead, parking for cars and horses, and rest room are done.

Golden Tiger Pathway

Hike Finder Map

Pacific Northwest Trail: You can walk a stretch of the PNT while staying in Republic! The Section 4. ‘Kettle River Range, Columbia River to Sweat Creek – 04-08 to 05-01’ of the PNT is leading you through the Republic area! See details and maps here to guide you: http://www.pnt.org/files/1314/1298/1857/PNT_Sec04.pdf (map), PNT Website

perrywilderness

Entrance to Perry Wilderness Park on the left of this photo.

Perry Wilderness Park, situated behind City Hall.  There are two entrances – one by the barn behind City Hall on Clark Avenue (main street), and another by J. W. Slagle Park.

Non-motorized Sno-Parks Sherman Pass

Non-motorized Sno-Parks Deer Creek Nordic Trails

Old Stage Trail to Copper Butte – the highest point in Ferry County!

Sherman Peak Loop

Sherman Trail

Snow Peak Trail

Swan Lake Mountain Bike Fest – This annual Bike Fest occurs at the end of September and lasts for 2 or 3 days, depending on the availability of volunteers.  Located at scenic Swan Lake, the camping is free.  Previous fests included clinics on riding, bike repair, obstacle courses, dutch oven cooking, boat demos (kayak, canoe, paddleboat), poker rides for youths and adults, morning women’s ride.  Saturday evening programs include movies and presentations.

Washington State Bike Map

Hunting:

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife | Hunting

US Forest Service | Colville National Forest | Hunting

FerryCounty.com Hunting Information page

Rockhounding/Geology/Geocaching:

Geocaching in Republic

General Information for Washington

The Geology of the Republic Quadrangle

Aspen Grove Rock Shop:
rocksDo you like rocks? Stop by at the Aspen Grove Rock Shop at 74 W Curlew Lake Rd. Owner David L. Fagley has rocks, eggs, and fossils from all over the world! They are open on weekends April through November. Note, the rock shop will be close June – September of 2016.

Snowmobiling:

Trail Maps

Tree Benders Snowmobile/ATV Club on Facebook

Stock Car Racing:

Eagle Track Raceway



 

FESTIVAL & ANNUAL EVENTS


Visit our Events Calendar for a full list of all events.
Additionally, check the FerryCounty.com website for more area activities.


June 4th, 2017: Barrel Derby Days in Curlew, Washington (parade starts at 2pm)

June 9-11, 2017: Prospector’s Days and Annual Classic Car Show

July 15 & 16, 2017: Republic ATV Rally

August 25-27, 2017: Wings over Republic Fly-in

September 1-3, 2017: Ferry County Fair


Video courtesy of Ferry County Sunrise

STONEROSE FOSSIL DIGGING


Stonerose Interpretive Center and Eocene Fossil Site in downtown Republic: stonerosefossil.org

Read more about Fossil Collecting in Washington

SCENIC & HISTORIC TOURS


Scenic Driving Tour of Northern Ferry County

Highland Historic Loop Drive (pdf map) – For more recreation, maps, etc. on the Okanogan Highlands, visit http://www.okanogancountry.com/

Sherman Pass Scenic Byway

Sherman Pass Scenic Byway

Sherman Pass Scenic Byway

Visit J.W. and Elizabeth Slagle House
Slagle House, Republic, WashingtonA time capsule of one Republic family’s history from 1904, it is open for viewing from May through August (4th Saturday of the month, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.). Any questions, please call Jean at 509-207-0070. Sponsored by The Ferry County Historical Society, ferrycountyhs.org

ARTS & MORE…


Agritourism:

The Goat Patrol & Petting Zoo
goatThe Goat Farm – Goat Patrol in Republic, WA is nestled in the beautiful Sanpoil Valley, surrounded by national forest, mountains and meadows. Their Goat Farm is open to visitors! Everybody is welcome to enjoy the goat kids in the petting zoo, browse their Little Farm Shop for farm products and have a good time with all the animals and activities. They house about 40 goats of several breeds and raise both dairy goats and meat goats. They also offer services around goats, from buck service to healthcare. The farm is owned by Wayne & Jenny Konz at 15739 Hwy. 21 South Republic, WA. For more details, call Jenny at (509) 954-4452.

Art:

Gold Mountains Art Gallery – Eureka Art, 852 S. Clark Ave. #2, Republic, WA  99166

Local Art & Photography is displayed at Freckles Gourmet BBQ

Revelry:

Trivia Night at the Republic Brewery – Every second Thursday from October to April. Join a team or bring a team of three!

Square Dancing – There is square dancing from October through May at the K Diamond K Ranch on Sunday afternoons.  Call 509-775-3540 or 509-775-3226 for more information.

Rockhounding/Geology/Geocaching:

Geocaching in Republic

General Information for Washington

The Geology of the Republic Quadrangle

Stock Car Racing:

Eagle Track Raceway

LIVE MUSIC & KARAOKE


Knotty Pine
The Knotty Pine on Clark Avenue offers Karaoke on certain weekends throughout the year. Check out their Facebook events page for details.

Republic Brewing Company
Features amazing live music and other fun events throughout the year. To find out what’s happening this month, visit their Facebook page!