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Man hiking with trekking poles, wearing a backpack, along a rocky dirt trail with small red-colored bushes along the sides and mountain ridge in the distance.

Backpacking Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness

Travelogue of a 5-day backpacking trip in northeast Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness in the Wallowa Mountains.

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Child ziplining down a cable, smiling at the camera, over a grassy hillside with pine trees in the background.

Where to Go Ziplining With Kids

Three Inland Northwest zipline tour companies offer experiences for adventurous families of varying ages, abilities, and group sizes.

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Female hiker sitting on a log resting overlooking Slocan Lake with trees down below and blue sky above.

Arrow Lakes is Canada’s Best-Kept Secret

The Arrow Lakes region in British Columbia, Canada, is a family-friendly paradise only 4-hours away from Spokane, Washington.

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Four mountain bikers, view from behind, as they ride up and over a dirt jump hill, with one rider catching air at the top.

New Mountain Biking Trails in Rossland, B.C.

Visit new mountain biking trails in Rossland, British Columbia, located less than three hours north of Spokane, Washington.

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Rider Kelsey Webster on the Watchmen Trail in the Boise Foothills Trail System, which wind some 200 miles into the gullies and grasslands north of town.

6 Mountain Bike Towns in the Inland NW

Six of the best Inland NW destinations for mountain biking, with trails for all levels and mountain town amenities for a multiday bike trip.

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View looking up at the top of western larch trees.

Hike To Big Tree Botanical Area (NE Wash.)

Hike to Big Tree Botanical Area in the Colville National Forest, located in NE Wash., starting from Lost Lake Campground.

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Person rafting through class IV whitewater rapids on the Selway River. Inflatable blue raft, yellow oars, and woman wears a safety helmet and PFD.

Rafting Idaho and Oregon’s Wild & Scenic Rivers

River permit demand exceeds supply for Idaho and Oregon’s most popular whitewater rivers. Learn about 5 alternative, non-permit rivers to run.

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Cobblestone sidewalks and brick historical buildings that were former Army Officer housing, located on the Mukogawa U.S. campus.

4 Summer Outings with Elders Near Spokane

Help your elder loved ones to get outdoors safely and enjoy exercise and mental stimulation with these four outings around the Spokane area.

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Two people stand-up paddling on the flat water of Lake Pend Oreille.

47 Summer Adventure Ideas for the Inland NW

Summer Adventure Guide’s annual list of adventure travel and recreation trip ideas around the Inland Northwest for epic summer fun.

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