Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition Guide Book

by Fred Barstad (Falcon Guides)
Best Hikes Spokane - 2nd Edition  by Fred Barstad

233pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 9781493029761

From the channeled scablands of Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge to the subalpine summit of Mount Spokane, Best Hikes Near Spokane covers routes that will be of interest to any hiker. Whether you’re in the mood for an easy nature walk, a day-long hike, or an overnighter, this guide offers plenty to choose from.

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Trails from the "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 45.
... Preview: The hike past 30-Acre Lake is a fairly short, easy, and somewhat remote hike that follows a dirt service road on the Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge. Hiking this route offers excellent wildlife-view ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition"
Cheney, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.8-1.6 miles
... Preview: Descend through the high mountain forest from the Bald Knob Picnic Area and Trailhead into the Mount Spokane Ski Area. Enjoy the great views from the open runs and the fields of flowers and huckleberr ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition"
Mead, WA - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.6 miles
... Preview: Hike along the shoreline of Idlewilde Bay, which is part of beautiful Lake Pend Oreille. Most but not all of the trail junctions in Farragut State Park are marked with numbers on guideposts. These num ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition"
Athol, ID - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.2 miles
... Preview: With great viewpoints along the way, this challenging trip climbs through richly diverse conifer forest nearly all the way to the 5,150-foot-high summit of Bernard Peak. Grouse and white-tailed deer a ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition"
Athol, ID - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 17.4 miles
... Preview: The Bluebird Trail follows a nearly flat route through ponderosa pine forest and flower-covered openings in the northeast corner of the Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge. This easy-for-almost-anyone h ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition"
Cheney, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.8-3.6 miles
... Preview: Hike through rock gardens, draws, and uplands of Riverside State Park, Washington’s second largest. The park covers 10,000 acres of forests, rocky canyons, and riverfront, as well as several miles of ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition"
Spokane, WA - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.5 miles
... Preview: Hike on several trails through conifer forests and along bubbling streams. This route is not very physically demanding but has enough turns and junctions to be challenging. The Burping Brook Loop hike ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition"
Mead, WA - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 1.8 miles
... Preview: Hike the shoreline of Lake Pend Oreille, passing the site of historic Pend Oreille City and around Buttonhook Bay. Then return through the second-growth transitional-zone forest, which abounds with wh ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition"
Athol, ID - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.7 miles
... Preview: Starting along the marshland at the south end of Liberty Lake, this hike takes you through mixed forests, which consist of grand and Douglas fir, western hemlock, western red cedar, and several decidu ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition"
Liberty Lake, WA - Backpacking,Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.5 miles
... Preview: Hike through the beautiful mixed conifer forest above Chatcolet Lake on a self-guided nature trail. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company #1995 constructed the CCC Trail in 1937, at the height ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition"
Plummer, ID - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2 miles
... Preview: Climb through the forest above Chatcolet Lake, and stop at a bench or table for lunch and to take in the view. White-tailed deer are common all along this trail. The Cedar Loop is hiker only. The port ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition"
Plummer, ID - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5 miles
... Preview: Hike the paved Centennial Trail from Sontag Park Trailhead near Nine Mile Falls through Riverside State Park to Military Cemetery Trailhead. This is the most scenic part of the 37-mile-long Centennial ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition"
Nine Mile Falls, WA - Hiking,Road Biking - Trail Length: 9.4 miles
... Preview: Hike from a remote trailhead to the ridgeline of Chilco Mountain. Then follow the ridge south to the open subalpine summit of North Chilco Peak, with its great view of Lake Pend Oreille. Continue sout ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition"
Athol, ID - Backpacking,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9.9 miles
... Preview: The section of the Columbia Plateau Trail described here is the only part of that trail that is presently paved. For kids that like trains, this is a great hike. You may get a close look at a train on ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition"
Cheney, WA - Hiking,Rail-Trails,Road Biking - Trail Length: 3.8-7.7 miles
... Preview: Hike along the marsh at the head of Cougar Bay on the northwest shore of Lake Coeur d’Alene. Then climb a short distance up the forested north-facing slope above it for your return trip. Take your tim ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition"
Coeur d'Alene, ID - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.1 miles
... Preview: Hike through mostly ponderosa pine forest above Deep Creek Canyon and take in the view of the rugged canyon and lava flows from Deep Creek Overlook. Then descend to the Centennial Trail next to Nine M ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition"
Nine Mile Falls, WA - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4-4.5 miles
... Preview: The east side of the English Point Trail System consists of the Red Loop and the Gray Loop Trails. The Red Loop Trail is the longer route of the two. The Red and Gray Loops follow the same route for t ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition"
Hayden, ID - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking - Trail Length: 1.6 miles
... Preview: The trails in the English Point Trail System are on an isolated parcel of national forest land, somewhat unusual in this suburban setting. Because of the gentle grades of these routes and the opportun ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition"
Hayden, ID - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.2 miles
... Preview: Hike along abandoned dirt roadbeds, which make up the Entrance Loop, through widely diverse second-growth forest. The route is never very steep, wide all the way, and has no cliffs close to it, making ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition"
Mead, WA - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 1.4 miles
... Preview: Hike the mostly gentle trail along Skyline Ridge in Idaho’s second-oldest and thirdlargest state park. Elk or at least their tracks can be found all along this route, and white-tailed deer may be expe ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes: Spokane - 2nd Edition"
Tensed, ID - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.5 miles