Month: June 2016

Easy One-Day Summer Adventures

With 13 weeks from June through August, it’s time to create your summer bucket list. These one-day adventures will help you explore our region’s recreational bounty. They don’t require extensive gear or technical skills and will provide great story-telling memories. 1. Hike, Mountain Bike, and Pick Huckleberries at Mt. Spokane State Park: Encompassing nearly 14,000 …

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National Parks: It’s a Centennial Year and They’re Closer Than You Think

One of the unique icons of America is its national parks – beautiful, historic, and usually expansive swaths of protected land for everyone to explore and enjoy. This summer is the centennial anniversary (the official date is August 26) of the creation of the U.S. National Park Service, thanks to a law enacted by President …

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Comments on Colville National Forest Management Plan Revision Due by July 5

The Colville National Forest is introducing a new revision to its Land and Resource Management Plan that will affect recreation uses, including hiking, mountain biking, and motorized access, as well as wildlife conservation policies for years to come. The plan, which has been in place since 1988, was developed to direct management of the forest. …

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Spokatopia Outdoor Adventure Festival: 1 Day, A Whole Summer’s Worth of Fun (July 9)

At the 2nd annual Spokatopia Outdoor Adventure Festival Saturday, July 9 at Camp Sekani Park on the Spokane River you can try stand up paddleboarding, rock climbing, kayaking, slacklining, geo-caching, SUP yoga, disc golf, and other outdoor activities all while hanging out in a fun, festive atmosphere that includes 40 outdoor recreation-related exhibitors, live music, …

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