Riverside State Park offers visitors two rivers worth of water access and recreation with several different access points on both the Little Spokane, the Spokane River, and Lake Spokane.
The Spokane River is hazardous in places, and should not be run without local knowledge. The park has two watercraft launches on Lake Spokane, and 120 feet of dock. The Little Spokane River is restricted to kayaks, canoes and rafts. Inner tubes are not allowed. Approved flotation devices are mandatory for all paddlers and boaters. Canoes & kayaks can be rented at the Nine Mile Recreation Area for $25 a day May 15 - Sept 15.
Park hours from October 1-April 15th are 8:00 am- dusk. April 16-September 30th are 6:30 am-dusk.
Bowl and pitcher area is open all year long. The Nine Mile Recreation area is open for day use April 15-October 15; camping from May 15-September 30th. Both areas accept reservations by calling 1-888-226-7688 or online at parks.wa.gov
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$$$ $31 and up
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Riverside State Park. Annual park events include: Civil War Re-enactment and Fur Trade Encampment. Check the website for dates and other park activities.