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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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View from the trail, looking northeast, near Maple Mountain.-- subalpine fir trees and bunch grass in the foreground, green and brown rolling hills in the background, blue sky and puffy white clouds.

Hike Sweat Creek Basin Trail to Maple Mountain

Spring day hike near Republic, WA: Sweat Creek Basin Trail to Maple Mountain — with options to plan a backpacking trip.

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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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White fluffy flowers on tall beargrass stems at Mountain Spokane State Park.

Best Spring Wildflower Hikes in the Inland NW

Recommended parks and conservation areas for spring hikes to see wildflowers — including Spokane, Cheney, Pullman, and Coeur d’Alene.

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O-Pen Ozone-Based Pocket Water Purifier

Gear: O-Pen Ozone-Based Pocket Water Purifier

Roving Blue pen-sized water filter for hiking/bikepacking, hunting, or traveling overseas–or stow in a vehicle/camper in case of emergency.

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Black colored Gregory Arrio 18 Day Pack

Gear: Gregory Arrio 18 Day Pack

Gregory Ario 18 backpack is the perfect-size for day-hikes, with ventilated suspension and breathable shoulder strap system.

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Black strap and red light case for Princeton Tec Vizz headlamp.

Gear: Princeton Tech Vizz Headlamp

Waterproof, lightweight, LED Princeton Tech Vizz Headlamp for backpacking, camping, and any outdoor recreation after dark.

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Osprey brand Kestrel 48 Internal frame men's backpack, green color

Osprey Kestrel 48 Backpack

Osprey pack for day trips and lightweight overnight or multi-day backcountry trips, available at The General Store in Spokane.

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Black silhouette of pine trees at night.

Why You Should Night Hike During Spring

Hiking after dark heightens your senses and helps you experience nature in new ways. Find ideas and inspiration in this essay by Heidi Lasher.

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