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Roadtrip: Spring’s The Time For Palouse Falls

Inland northwest residents talk about the Missoulian Floods like they’re a story out of the Bible—most people even call them “The Great Floods.” Fifteen thousand years ago, glacial floods rerouted rivers, carved out ravines, and created new lakes from Lake Missoula to the Columbia River. The floods left our region punctuated by the Channeled Scablands, …

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Palouse Divide Ski Area: A Cross Country Gem In The Hoodoos

THE SNOW BELT AT Palouse Divide Nordic Ski Area is a recreational gem tucked into the Hoodoo Mountains atop a 3,600-foot pass in Idaho’s southern Benewah County. The groomed ski area and charming retreat center next door make this a rural destination worth checking out. The trail s ystem straddles the border between the St. …

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View of rolling green hills of Palouse farmland from the summit from Kamiak Butte.

Hiking Kamiak Butte in Whitman County, Wash.

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.

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