Republic, Washington a small but busy rural community located in Northeastern Washington. Nestled between the Kettle Range, the foothills of the Rockies, and the Okanogan Highlands. Drive Scenic Highway 20, Washington's highest pass that is open year round. Republic is the only incorporated city in Ferry County and the County Seat. We boast no stoplights in the whole 2200 square mile county. A melting pot of loggers, gold miners, farmers and ranchers, back- to-the-landers, artists, and retirees, there's a strong sense of community. We have good restaurants, a sensational Brewing Company, a beautiful art gallery, and 26 miles of Rail Trail to enjoy. Hunting and Fishing opportunities are plentiful. Birding, wildlife viewing, boating, hiking, skiing, biking, and fossil digging are a part of everyday life. If you have the time, there are a multitude of volunteer possibilities. It's a great place to live!
The fair is always a fun time of the year in Republic WA. There are all kinds of events happening, such as bull riding or barrel racing. View the show animals and support the local youth with the 4-H club. Have a wonderful time enjoying all the “Homespun Country Fun” this fair has to offer.
Motorized recreation is an excellent activity to partake in when in Republic. The open spaces and numerous trails welcome all types of travelers to explore the area. There is always an adventure while staying here.
There are several community events throughout the year. Winterfest is only one of the annual events that Republic hosts each year for the county. The small town knows how to have fun! This winterfest consisted of snow carving, outhouse races, chili crawl, hot wings eating contest, and a torchlight parade among other activities. Gather some friends and try to stay warm during this festival.
Stonerose is a fossil dig site in Republic, WA. The Stonerose Interpretive Center is one of the best places to go to view fossils, most of the fossils are over 50 million years old. Visitors are able to try to find their own fossils around the dig site. New fossils that have never been seen before are being found regularly. Imagine splitting open a rock and finding a fossil that has never seen the light of day before!
A drone view displaying Republic, WA. It is a peaceful and kind community full of life and activities.