Spokane Hiking & Biking

The beauty of Spokane is that you don't need to drive hours to go for a beautiful hike or mountain bike ride. Many outdoor recreation areas can be reached from Spokane by car in under an hour. You’ll find that Spokane hiking trails will challenge your endurance and amaze you with beautiful scenery. If you love to hike or mountain bike look no further than the surrounding Spokane area for our favorite trails that both locals and visitors are sure to enjoy. If you are looking for the best hikes around Washington for every season, here are 15 of the best hiking trails Spokane has to offer!

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Top 15 Hiking & Biking Trails Near Spokane

#5 Mt Kit Carson Trail, Mt Spokane State Park

Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult

There are over 100 miles of hiking trails in Mt Spokane State Park but, the Mt Kit Carson trail is worth the hike for its stunning views. Plus, this hike is severely unrated meaning its likely to be less crowded. Mileage does vary based on your starting point. The trail can be accessed by Trail 130 or Trail 160. The short option is from Cook's Cabin trailhead off the Summit Road. More on Mt Spokane State Park Trails here.


#6 Palouse Falls

Difficulty: Moderate

Palouse Falls is an Eastern Washington natural treasure. Amidst miles and miles of farmland and suddenly this massive waterfall is right in the heart of it all. If you're feeling adventurous you can walk the trail to the top of the falls and even scramble to the base of the waterfall but, not without caution. The prime time to use this trail is spring to early summer when river runoff is at its peak. Please be advised that venturing beyond the designated viewing area trails at the park is risky. Be mindful of the posted warning signs and visit WTA for trail alerts prior to visiting.


#10 Antoine Peak Conservation Area

Difficulty: Moderate

A hike near the Spokane Valley, Antoine Peak has less traffic than Dishman Hills. The west side access offers a direct route to the summit of the peak. From the cliff overlooking the Spokane River, you can also see Arbor Crest Winery.


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