|• 3.1 mi. Hiking Trails||• Boating (freshwater)|
• 2 boat ramps (freshwater)
• 60 feet of dock (freshwater)
• Fishing (freshwater)
• Personal Watercraft (freshwater)
• Swimming (freshwater)
• Water Skiing (freshwater)
|• 1 Amphitheater|
• Bird Watching
• 2 Horseshoe pits
• Wildlife Viewing
The park features the 3.1-mile Rex Derr trail, a multi-seasonal trail that begins at the east boat launch, traverses a hillside up through the shrub-steppe environment, skirts the old Graves Homestead and winds its way back through the east campground.
The area is available for winter sports, including Nordic skiing.
A recreational license is required for fishing and shellfish harvesting at Washington state parks. For regulations, fishing season information or to purchase a recreational license, visit the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife website.
Free days at state parks
: Visit Washington state parks for free. The Discover Pass is not required to visit a state park on ten designated free days in 2013.
The 2013 State Parks free days are as follows:
Jan. 21 – In honor of Martin Luther King Day
March 30 – In honor of Washington State Parks' 100th birthday on March 19
April 27 and 28 – National Parks Week
June 1 – National Trails Day
June 8 and 9 – National Get Outdoors Day and Department of Fish and Wildlife Free Fishing weekend
Aug. 4 – Peak season free day
Sept. 28 – National Public Lands Day
Nov. 9 through 11 – Veteran's Day weekend
Please note: A Discover Pass is still required to access lands managed by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife during State Parks free days. For more information, please visit www.discoverpass.wa.gov
|Date/time||Event description||State Park|
10 a.m. - noon
|Bike Safety Rodeo: Kids ages 5 to 12 are invited to the annual bike rodeo at Pearrygin Lake State Park. It's a great way to get outdoors and learn biking safety tips for family outdoor adventure. Kids may test their maneuvering skills, try out techniques for more effective riding and learn about riding in traffic. Free helmet fittings and bike inspections are available. Presented in partnership with the Aero Methow Rescue Service and supported by Methow Cycle and Sport, Winthrop Kiwanis and Okanogan Fire District #6.
||Cultural Celebration: Celebrate the diverse cultures of Washington at the annual cultural celebration at Pearrygin Lake State Park. More information will be available closer to the event. A Folk & Traditional Arts in the Parks Program event.
|Oct. 4 - 6
||Outboard Hydroplane Regatta: The annual outboard hydroplane regatta returns to Pearrygin Lake State Park. Hear the roar of hydroplanes as they race along the waters of Pearrygin Lake. Testing begins on Friday, with racing on Saturday and Sunday. Pits are located at the west boat launch. Hosted by the Whidbey Roostertails Outboard Hydroplace Club.
||Pearrygin Lake, west boat launch|
Full list of events
at Washington State Parks
The watercraft launch at the East Campground reopens the first Friday in April, depending on snow and ice conditions on the lake.
The park has a boat ramp and 60 feet of dock.
May and June water-ski and personal watercraft operating hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. July and August operating hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays through Mondays.
A daily watercraft launching permit for $7 and a trailer dumping permit for $5 is available at the park.
Annual permits also may be purchased at State Parks Headquarters in Olympia, at region offices, online
, and at parks when staff is available.
• Cross-country Skiing
• Snow Play
Picnic and Day-use Facilities
The East Campground has 30 unsheltered picnic tables. There is a parking area with overflow directed to boatlaunch parking. Available in the day-use area are a bathhouse, marked swimming beach, four barbecue stands, a volleyball court and a large lawn with shade trees. Picnic sites are available on a first come, first served basis. There is wheel chair access to one picnic site and the bathhouse.