Hike of the Month
At the time of this writing, the Inland Northwest is facing extreme drought conditions. Extreme heat, early season burn bans, and numerous small wildfires throughout …
A lovely spring hike, located in a portion of the West Branch Little Spokane River Wildlife Area, that’s a lollipop loop with a mix of double- and single-track trails.
Welcome to The Trailhead — a new column that replaces “Hike of the Month” to serve as a round-up of interesting projects and plans for trails in the Inland Northwest.
Kamiak Butte (3,641′ elevation) is the second tallest point in Whitman County and a designated National Natural Landmark. One of four county parks, the butte can have some of the earliest spring wildflowers in March and April, although early season visitors should also be prepared for potentially snowy and icy conditions in shady spots as well as higher on the trail system.