Botanical wonders, scenic trails, charming picnic spots and more can be found in Spokane’s beautiful parks. Manito Park, established in 1904, features 20 acres of world class botanical gardens. The John A. Finch Arboretum provides a walking tour to guide visitors through landscapes such as a native pine forest and a shady glen filled with rhododendrons. And Spokane’s crown jewel, Riverfront Park, showcases the Spokane River Falls in the heart of the city. Spokane Valley’s Mirabeau Point Park features a waterfall and pond filled with turtles and more and Liberty Lake’s Pavillion Park hosts summer concerts and events throughout the year. Many of the area’s parks feature pools and splash pads for summertime family-friendly fun.
Spokane boasts the second largest urban waterfall in the country. It’s actually a series of cascading waterfalls that flow through Riverfront Park and drop below the Monroe Street bridge. The series
Riverside is the only state park with an off-road vehicle area. To get there, take Francis west which then turns into Hwy 291 as it veers north. Take a left on Seven Mile Road, left on Inland Road.
Turnbull encompasses approx. 16,000 acres of the Channeled Scablands. The ecosystem that predominates the Refuge is unique within the National Wildlife Refuge System. Forces of volcanism, glaciation
The Spokane River Water Trail is a one-stop guide to recreation on the river. This interactive site allows visitors to search access points based on boat type, amenities, recreational opportunities