Many of the world’s most renowned, pristine rivers flow through the Inland Northwest. Visitors can wade into fly-fishing treasures, cool off with a tube float, sightsee on a scenic wine tour, or embark on a wild whitewater adventure. No matter your experience level or interest, outfitters—such as Silver Bow Fly Shop, ROW Adventures, Pangaea River Rafting and Wiley E. Waters—will set you up on your ideal river trip. For those looking for unguided trips, rental shops and informational resources are readily available. Check out the Spokane River Water Trail to learn about fishing spots, rapids, swimming holes, riverside parks and more.
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
Don’t be fooled by the name—the Little Spokane River is a 35-mile long hidden treasure. A popular fly-fishing destination, the Little Spokane contains native rainbow trout, introduced brown trout,
From raging falls and turbulent rapids to a gentle, quiet current perfect for an afternoon float, the Spokane River is about as hydrographically diverse as they come. If you enjoy scenic views, there
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
The Coeur d’Alene River offers a wide variety of recreation opportunities for every kind of adventurer. Hundreds of miles of trails will give you the freedom to explore on foot, wheels or hooves. Plus
The St. Joe is a 140-mile long tributary of Coeur d’Alene Lake, beginning in the Northern Bitterroot Range of eastern Shoshone County and flowing through parts of North Idaho and Montana. If quiet,