Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition Guide Book

by Fred Barstad (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Spokane-Coeur dand39;Alene-2nd Edition  by Fred Barstad

98pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 9781493029785

Best Easy Day Hikes Spokane/Coeur d’Alene includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for 22 easy-to-follow trails in Washington and Idaho that allow hikers of all levels to enjoy beautiful views, get fit in the outdoors, and learn about the region’s history.

© 2018 Fred Barstad/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 22.
... Preview: This is a fairly short, easy, and somewhat out-of-the-way hike on the Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge. Hiking this route offers excellent wildlife-viewing possibilities. Dogs are discouraged on the ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition"
Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, WA - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 1.6
... Preview: This section of Trail 130 offers an easy hike through forest that is more open than most of the area in Mount Spokane State Park. This openness allows for a wider variety of flow ers and low bushes th ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition"
Mount Spokane State Park, WA - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Walking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: The Blackhorse Lake Boardwalk is a very short, easy stroll on the Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge. The trail leads to a platform viewpoint overlooking Blackhorse Lake and the wetlands that surround ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition"
Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, WA - Birding,Walking - Trail Length: 0.2
... Preview: The Blackwell Island Wetland Trail is a short stroll through an interesting wetland area next to the Spokane River, a short distance south of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The area gets its name from the Blac ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition"
Coeur d'Alene, ID - Walking - Trail Length: 0.3
... Preview: The nearly flat Bluebird Trail traverses flower-covered openings and pine forest in the northeast corner of the Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge. All visitors are required to stay on designated tr ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition"
Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, WA - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 1.8-3.6
... Preview: The first half of the Bowl and Pitcher Loop closely follows the bank of the beautiful Spokane River. You then return on a broad trail through mixed conifer forest to the Swinging Bridge Trailhead. The ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition"
Nine Mile Falls, WA - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: The Burping Brook Loop traverses a maze of trails, through diverse forests and along bubbling streams. While not very physically demanding, it has enough junctions and turns to be a little challenging ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition"
Mount Spokane State Park, WA - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Walking - Trail Length: 1.8
... Preview: This fairly strenuous climb up Caribou Ridge passes several viewpoints. As you climb, you travel through a widely diverse mixed conifer forest, maybe flushing out a grouse along the way. The lower 2.6 ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition"
Coeur d'Alene, ID - Hiking - Trail Length: 9.2
... Preview: Hike on a self- guided nature trail high above Chatcolet Lake in Heyburn State Park. Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company #1995 constructed the CCC Nature Trail in 1937, at the height of the Grea ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition"
Coeur d'Alene, ID - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: The Columbia Plateau Trail is a Rails to Trails project. The portion of the trail described here is paved and, being so close to Cheney, receives considerable bicycle traffic. This is a great route to ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition"
Cheney, WA - Hiking,Rail-Trails,Road Biking,Walking - Trail Length: 7.7
... Preview: Hike the open forests on the benches above Deep Creek and Coulee Creek Canyons. This geologically interesting hike combines several different trails, keeping the hiker on his or her toes at the many j ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition"
Nine Mile Falls, WA - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.9
... Preview: The Deep Creek Overlook Loop hike is interesting geologically as well as very scenic. Allow longer than you generally would for a 2.4-mile hike so you can take the time to enjoy these features. Bicycl ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition"
Nine Mile Falls, WA - Hiking,Mountain Biking,Walking - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: The Red Loop Trail is a very pleasant hike through widely diverse second-growth forest, with a couple of viewpoints thrown in for good measure. This is a good hike for all but the smallest children (u ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition"
Hayden Lake, ID - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 1.6
... Preview: The English Point Yellow Loop (Trail 80) is the longest of the five loop trails in the English Point Trail System. Somewhat unusual in this suburban setting, these trails are on an isolated parcel of ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition"
Hayden Lake, ID - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.2
... Preview: The Entrance Loop is a very pleasant hike through widely diverse second-growth forest. The route is wide all the way, never very steep, and has no cliffs close to it, making it an excellent hike for c ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition"
Mount Spokane State Park, WA - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Snowshoeing,Walking - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: The Liberty Creek Loop is one of the most rewarding hikes covered in this book. It is, however, also one of the most difficult. The route takes you from the marshland at the south end of Liberty Lake ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition"
Liberty Lake, WA - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.5
... Preview: Besides being an excellent hike with great views, the Mineral Ridge Trail is both a history and natural history lesson. In the direction described below, the upgrades are very moderate. Benches along ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition"
Coeur d'Alene, ID - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: Hike through the Douglas fir, grand fir, western hemlock, western white pine, and western larch forest to the cabin at the summit of Mount Coeur d’Alene. The lower part of the trail up to the junction ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition"
Coeur d'Alene, ID - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 1.7
... Preview: Mount Spokane State Park covers 13,643 acres and is Washington’s largest state park. In the heart of the park is 5,282-foot-high Mount Kit Carson. While the hike to the summit is only moderately diffi ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition"
Mount Spokane State Park, WA - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: The Mullan Military Road Interpretive Trail is a short loop hike passing the spot where the historic Mullan Tree once stood. The US Army built a wagon road from Fort Benton, Montana, to Fort Walla Wal ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-2nd Edition"
Coeur d'Alene, ID - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 0.5