Hiking

Evergreen trees standing tall between a grassy meadow and lake.

Easy Summer Hiking At Slavin Conservation Area

For a mellow summer hike or ride, visit the James T. Slavin Conservation Area — flowy yet flat, with both wooded and open meadow trail.

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People riding a chairlift at Lookout Pass during summer to access hiking and mountain biking trails.

New Lift-Served Biking & Hiking At Lookout Pass

Lookout Pass launched its first season of lift-served downhill mountain biking and lift-served hiking and scenic chairlift rides.

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Lookout Pass Adds Lift-Served Mountain Biking & Hiking

Riding the Route of the Hiawatha at Lookout Pass has become a bucket-list outdoor adventure that now attracts bike riders from around the country. And …

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Gordini Spring Gloves: black ski gloves with red accents.

New Gear: Gordini Spring Gloves

Gordini Spring gloves are a great choice for temperature-varying spring and summer adventures, from alpine hikes to backcountry skiing.

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Sandpoint Based Breakwater Expeditions Offers Adventures of a Lifetime for Teens

Adventures in the outdoors can be some of the most powerful, transformative experiences for many people, especially for teenagers. Yet many kids don’t have the …

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Children swimming and paddleboarding on Fish Lake, with trees in the background and a sandy beach in the foreground.

8 Family-Friendly Lake Parks for Hiking & Swimming

Favorite regional lake parks in North Idaho and Washington that offer great hiking and swimming options for hot summer days.

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volunteer trail builders standing on a trail boardwalk-bridge in the forest, holding mallets

Volunteer with Idaho Trail Association This Summer: Work Projects in Idaho Panhandle National Forest

Idaho Trails Association organizes volunteers to help clear trails around the state, and have a summer 2021 schedule of work projects in Idaho Panhandle National Forest.

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Man holding on to a wooden aerial ladder among trees at Mica Moon.

Spokane’s Mica Moon Zip Tours Expands Again

Driving down I-90 past Liberty Lake, you might never know one of the region’s biggest zipline tours was tucked away in the forested hillsides of …

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Little Spokane River Natural Area - water surrounded by grasses, cat tails, and trees.

Hike to Rustler’s Gulch at Little Spokane River

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.

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Red, yellow, white, and purple wildflowers on the mountainside of the Pend Oreille River valley in northeast Washington.

The Trailhead: Trail Projects & Plans for May-June 2021

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.

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