Volunteer on public lands: Livingston family on the Waikiki Springs Trail. Parents and children wearing matching blue t-shirts with forest trees in the background.

Volunteer On Public Lands & Trails

Volunteer on our public lands and trails — a healthy activity for all ages. Learn about opportunities with Inland NW organizations.

Four college students whitewater rafting on a river.

College Outdoor Ed in the Inland NW

Inland NW universities and colleges train the next generation of outdoor recreation and natural resource management leaders.

Storefront for Fitness Fanatics as its new location in Millwood, Wash., with brick wall, two glass windows, glass front door, bike rack out front, and large black and white store name sign.

Fitness Fanatics Shop Now In Millwood

Fitness Fanatics—Spokane’s well-known triathlon, cycling, and Nordic ski specialty shop—recently moved to Millwood, Wash.

Women on yoga mats in a meadow setting, with yoga mats on dirt.

Yoga In the Wild: Hike+Yoga In Spokane

Eclipse Power Yoga, in Spokane, Wash., offers Yoga in the Wild classes and retreats that combine yoga and hiking.

King bolete mushroom in the wild, with a brownish top on a white stem.

Mushroom Hunting for King Boletes

Sept-November is the season for mushroom hunting for King Boletes during fall in the Inland NW but their bounty depends on Inland NW rains.

Man in the driver's seat of Sprinter van driving onto the loading dock of the Kootenay Lake Ferry.

Bikes & Brews Around Kootenay Lake, B.C.

Mountain biking and brewery hopping around British Columbia’s Kootenay Lake region, including East Shore, Kaslo and Ainsworth, and Nelson.

Man making a turn while water skiing on a lake, with a big spray of water coming from his ski.

5 Things To Never Do at the Lake

From waterskiing without a spotter to jumping from a boat going full throttle, Jim Johnson explains 5 things he learned not to do at the lake.

Child and parent taking a rest-break while biking on a trail above Fish Lake, with bikes resting against a bench.

Lakeside Bike Trails In the Inland NW

Five lakeside bike trails in the Inland NW. Enjoy lake views as you pedal along, and find picnic rest stops and swim access points.

Author and his friend standing in a red sailboat on Upper Priest Lake with white sales open.

History of a Classic Northwest Sailboat

Story of a classic Northwest sailboat, Empress of Pullman–one of the many wooden sailboats made by Fred and Don Smith in western Wash.

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