The center for outdoor recreation options is the Courtney Log Office (150 yards past the post office along the lake). Here you can set up wagon and horseback rides, as well as weeklong guided hikes, through Cascade Corrals (509/682-7742, http://stehekinoutfitters.com).
Book an easy raft trip down the Stehekin River through Stehekin Valley Ranch (800/536-0745, $50 adults, $40 kids, $10 reservation fee), or rent mountain bikes from Discovery Bikes (509/686-3014, www.stehekindiscoverybikes.com, $4 per hour, $20 daily). Discovery also offers a guided ranch breakfast ride each morning ($30).
© Ericka Chickowski from Moon Washington, 8th edition