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Outdoor Wedding and Event Venue in the Heart of the Methow Valley

Base Camp 49 is a dream venue for intimate weddings and small events. Our luxury accommodations are within walking distance of each other while situated among the pristine alpine wilderness.
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Book a stay for up to 24 people in our casitas and create your dream wedding or event right here on the property. Enjoy our luscious grassy courtyard and covered pavilion for your ceremony. For your reception or for a large event, we recommend The Inn at Mazama Clubhouse, which is within a 10-minute walk from Base Camp 49.
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venue details

guest capacity up to 75
ceremony area
outdoor event space
covered outdoor space
outdoor reception area
Up to 75 guests
on-site accommodations
outdoor sound system
wireless internet
overflow parking
electric vehicle charging
Wedding event venue in Winthrop | Base Camp 49 | Mazama, WA

venue amenities

Pastoral Setting with Majestic Mountain Backdrop

Basecamp 49 is situated alongside the Methow River at the base of the Cascade Mountains.. Our community courtyard (the ideal location for an outside wedding ceremony) is a meticulously maintained area of lush green grass surrounded by thoughtfully-positioned aspen and pine trees.

Onsite and virtual tours are available.
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Stunning Pacific Northwest Architecture Rental Cabins | Base Camp 49 | Mazama, WA

Stunning PNW-Modern Architecture

The property is dotted with Pacific Northwest modern-style casitas and out-buildings designed by award-winning architects, Designs Northwest Architects. Event guests have access to our community courtyard and accompanying wood-burning fire pits, covered pavilion with picnic style seating, and restroom facilities.
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thoughtful details

For your convenience, we offer complimentary electric charging for vehicles, There are two EV stations on site. Overflow parking can be accommodated upon request.
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Casitas wedding accomodations | Base Camp 49 | Mazama, WA


Our luxury casitas can accommodate up to 24 guests for overnight stays. Each casita is beautifully appointed with all of the comforts of home including a full-size kitchen, air conditioning, radiant in-floor heating, high speed internet, LG smart tv, full-size washer and dryer, and more!

For guests traveling with pets, each casita has a “pet kit” onsite including a dog bed, waterproof blankets for the bed and couch, and pet dishes. Crates are available upon request.
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Frequently asked questions

Can I schedule a tour before booking?

Yes! We can do an in-person or virtual tour for you. Just email to schedule a time that's convenient for you!

Where can I have the ceremony?

Base Camp 49 offers a central community courtyard and outdoor covered pavilion which is a perfect place for an outdoor wedding. There is additional indoor space just a few minutes walk away at the Inn at Mazama.

Can I bring my own alcohol?


What is the guest capacity?

Each unit sleeps 6 guests for a total of 24 overnight guests. You may host up to 75 guests for on-site ceremonies until 10:30pm.

How do I book a group stay?

Call us to reserve all (or multiple) units for a group event with accommodation sleeping up to 24 guests. 

Where can additional guests stay?

We can assist with booking additional accommodations locally within minutes away. Contact us for details. 

Is there overflow parking?

Additional offsite parking for larger events can be accommodated, please inquire.

Are there nearby reception facilties?

An indoor reception can be held at The Clubhouse located at The Inn at Mazama, which is a short car ride or 5-minute walk from Base Camp 49. The Clubhouse accommodates up to 100 guests.

Is there wheelchair accessibility?

All of our casitas are single-story with wide hallways and concrete floors. Several of our casitas allow the ability to get within 10 feet of the concrete entryway. Please inquire for specific needs.

What's the best way to travel there?

May to November, from Seattle and the westside, you can drive over the scenic North Cascade Highway along  State Route 20 and Washington Pass (check WSDOT for closures). Alternate and winter routes from Seattle are via I90, Snoqualmie Pass and Bluett Pass, or via Highway 2 over Stevens Pass (check WSDOT for driving conditions). Combine these routes and you have the scenic Cascade Loop. The nearest major airports are Spokane International Airport at 180 miles (year-round) and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (190 miles in summer / 260 miles in winter). Regional flights are also available at Pangborn Memorial Airport in Wenatchee located 102 miles away.

Is the venue near hotels and can you recommend any?

We have accommodations for up to 24 guests at Basecamp 49. For additional accommodations, we recommend The Inn at Mazama.

Is public transportation an option?

Yes, Methow Motion provides a private car service throughout the Methow Valley.

What kinds of aesthetic features do you have?

We are surrounded by the majestic Cascade Mountains, serene pastoral vistas, and the babbling Methow River. Basecamp 49 maintains a luscious green grass courtyard dotted with our Pacific Northwest Modern casitas, two outdoor group fire pits, and individual propane fire pits for each casita.

What kind of services do you offer?

Onsite babysitting services and ski waxing are available. Please inquire at time of booking for more information.

What's your electricity like?

There are outdoor outlets for any event needs such as outside lights , DJ, sound system etc.

How many hours does our rental cover?

We recommend wedding hosts book our venue either Wednesday through Sunday or Thursday to Sunday to accommodate set up with outside vendors, rehearsal festivities, wedding party events, and post celebration activities. We block out the best Methow Valley wedding weekends in advance and are happy to make recommendations to fit your needs. We only book one wedding per week.

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Can you accommodate a DJ or live band?

Yes, we have a pavilion that works great for a DJ or band—complete with power outlets. The courtyard is a perfect place to bring in a dance floor—or skip the floor and boogie right on the grass!

What time can my vendors begin setting up?

Vendors may access the property at 10am on the day of your arrival. We recommend Wednesday or Thursday for this to maximize the availability for vendors to accommodate your needs.

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