Winter Bike Riding and Fat Tire Bike Usage Information

Fat Bike illustrationChelan Ranger District:  There are no prohibitions concerning fat tire biking on snowmobile trails on the Chelan Ranger District.  At Echo Ridge Nordic Ski Area fat tire bikes are allowed only on trails open to snowshoeing.

Cle Elum Ranger District:  Fat tire bike riders are directed to use the motorized groomed snowmobile routes and prohibited to use non-motorized routes that have set tracks.

Entiat Ranger District:  Fat tire bikes are allowed on groomed snowmobile trails. 

Methow Valley Ranger District:  Fat tire bikes are not allowed on the groomed snowmobile routes, in accordance with the Okanogan Travel Plan, which specifically states that bicycles are not allowed.  Fat tire bikes are allowed on some of the groomed cross-country ski routes operated by Methow Trails.  Riders can go to their website for information.

Naches Ranger District:  All groomed routes are closed to wheeled vehicles including fat tire bikes.  

Tonasket Ranger District:  No fat tire bikes are allowed on Tonasket Ranger District trails.

Wenatchee River Ranger District:  Fat tire bike riders are directed to use the motorized groomed snowmobile routes and prohibited to use non-motorized routes that have set tracks.