Hiking

Man hiking through a slot canyon, comprised of sandstone.

Explore Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Travel essay with exploration and recreation ideas for a visit to Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah.

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Photo of Palouse Falls by Shallan Knowles.

Inland NW Trail & Outdoor News: March-April

Latest news and updates, for March-April 2022, about trails and outdoor recreation around the Inland Northwest.

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Small white and red tent in an open patch on wild bunch grass near Z Lake, with flat topography in the distance and party cloudy blue sky.

Spring Hiking At Swanson Lakes Wildlife Area

Where to explore and what to expect at Swanson Lakes Wildlife Area, in Lincoln County, Wash., less than 1.5 hours west of Spokane.

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A black morel with a tall cylinder shape, growing up from bright green moss.

Spring Mushroom Hunting: 3 Things To Know

Three essential things to know before you forage for wild mushrooms: how to identify, where to find, and how to prep and cook.

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Support Getting Outside Through Spokane Parks Foundation

Brief History of Spokane Parks About 70 years ago, Laurence Hamblen, who was the Spokane City Park Board President at the time, realized that there …

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Leashed dog on a trail in front of her owner.

Editorial: To Leash or Not to Leash Your Dog?

In a city or other developed area with people walking and biking on public lands, trails, and roads, keep your dog on-leash.

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Jack Wolfskin kid backpack with blue main compartment, black rain cover, and black straps.

Gear: Kids Backpacking & Hiking Packs

German-gear maker Jack Wolfskin has feature-filled kids’ bags for hiking, backpacking, and other travel adventures.

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Jack Wolfskin Mosquito-Proof Jacket- zippered front, hood, long sleeves, and solid-light brown colored.

Gear Review: Jack Wolfskin Mosquito-Proof Clothing

Jack Wolfskin Lakeside Collection of shirts, pants, and jackets made of breathable, biocide-free, mosquito-repelling, organic cotton.

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Princeton Tec LED dual light headlamp, black with black adjustable headband.

Gear Review: Princeton Tec Rechargeable Headlamp

Made in the U.S.A., the Princeton Tec Axis rechargeable, LED headlamp has three light modes and a burn time of 15 hours.

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