What to do
to do around Fisherman's Cove
area surrounding Fisherman's Cove offers scenic drives, spectacular
sunsets and long, lazy summer evenings. Serious readers will
enjoy breathing the pine-scented air, and soaking up the peace and
quiet away from the noise of the big city. Curlew Lake is a
smooth, 5.5 mile long body of water that's ideal for water sports, with
warm summer temperatures that are perfect for swimming, sunbathing and
The surrounding area and country side
- Biking—Rated as one of the
10 best in the U.S., the Golden Tiger Bicycle Route travels from
Anacortes on the Washington Coast, over the scenic North Cascades
Highway (Hwy. 20), through Winthrop and Republic, and on to it's final
destination in Newport on the Idaho border.
- Boating, water skiing and tubing—From
four private boat launches and docks.
- Cross country skiing and snowmobiling—Blanketed
by snow November through February, the surrounding area offers an
expanse of scenic trails with gentle to moderate slopes.
There are three groomed snowmobile routs on national forest
land. And we are open year round to serve you!
- Curlew's Ansorge Hotel Museum—Constructed in 1903 to house the rush of
travelers on the Great Northern Railroad, the Ansorge Hotel Museum is
the only old hotel still standing in Ferry County. Open June
through September on weekends from 1-5 p.m., tours through this lovely
old hotel are free of charge.
- Curlew's Old Swimming Hole—Swimming and picnicking for kids of all ages.
- Danville's Antique Car and Truck Museum—10 miles north of Curlew, near the Canadian
Border, this antique car and truck museum shows 50 unique cars and
trucks dating back to 1913, and including a running steam locomotive.
- Fishing—Stream fishing, as
well as the best trout and bass fishing available, along with four
private fishing docks, and a boat launch that is free to Fisherman's
- Grand Coulee Dam—Tour this
amazing engineering feat, and watch the spectacular nightly laser show
across the beautiful Columbia River.
- Hiking and horseback riding—430
miles of local trails offer numerous hiking opportunities, including
organized wildflower walks, bird watching and animal watching,
including deer, eagles, bears, and even a few llamas.
Visitors can also ride horses on public and private trails, and the
county even offers an old wagon trail.
- Historic Mining Ghost Towns—Explore
the past, in historic mining ghost towns that have been carefully
preserved by area historical societies. One such ghost town,
Molson, is an hour away, just south of the Canadian border, and just
east of Oroville.
- Kayaking and canoeing—Nothing
like exploring a smooth lake in the early morning or evening.
- Golf—The Christina Lake
Golf Course is a world class 18 hole course located 45
minutes away in Christina Lake, B.C.
- Rock and Fossil Hunting—At
the famous Stonerose
Interpretive Center and Boot Hill fossil digs, where the
oldest known rose and maple tree fossils were once uncovered.
- Sandy beaches—With a nice
swim area, sandpit volleyball, and a community fire pit.
- TIN-NA-TIT-KIN-NE-KI Indian Arts
Gallery and Museum—Internationally renowned; a must see,
representing the following tribes: Apache, Blackfoot-Mohawk, Blood,
Brockett, Cayuga, Choctaw, Cherokee, Colville, Comanche, Cowichan,
Cree, Crow, Flathead, Haida, Hopi, Huron, Inupiaq, Kwakiutl, Mic Mac,
Naskapi, Navajo, Nez Perce, Nootka, Ojibwe, Osage, Paiute, Papgo, Pima,
Senica, Seri, Shoshone, Sun Child, Thompson River, Tlingit, Tisimshian,
Tuscorora, Ute, Yupik, Zuni, and more.
- Tour the International Discovery Loop—From
Canada's only desert to breathtaking river valleys and to the highest
mountain pass in Washington state, travel the International Discovery
Loop, and experience an unparalleled variety of breathtaking
scenery, and a varied history encompassing Native Americans, settlers,
and miners who discovered the area 150 years ago. (Border
crossing at Danville, Midway-Port of Ferry, and Laurier from 8 a.m. to
- Ferry County—More things to do,
places to eat, and arts and shopping in Curlew and Republic,
Washington, USA ... both just 10 miles away.
and dates around Ferry County.
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July 15, 2013