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Riverfront Park

507 North Howard St, Spokane, WA 99201
509-625-6601
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Ranked #2 of 40 attractions in Spokane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
Activities: Biking
Owner description: With one of the best urban falls in the nation, Riverfront Park's ideal downtown location that is surrounded by the Spokane River offers a variety of... more » Owner description: With one of the best urban falls in the nation, Riverfront Park's ideal downtown location that is surrounded by the Spokane River offers a variety of activities from biking the Centennial trail, walking paths, attractions such as a 1909 Looff Carrousel and Gift Shop, SkyRide Over the Falls, IMAX Theatre, Tour Train, Amusement Rides and an outdoor covered ice rink make this park a destination. The Red Wagon and Rotary Interactive Fountain provide hours of fun. With plenty of easy parking, the region's best events are also hosted on this 100 acre green space including Hoopfest (World's Largest 3 on 3 basketball tournament), Bloomsday Road Race, 4th of July Celebration, Pig Out in the Park Food and Music Festival and many more. The Spokane Convention Center, Spokane Arena, RiverPark Square, many downtown eateries and hotels border the park making this a great place to visit. The Sculpture Walk also highlights the best art in Spokane. « less
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Heerhugowaard, The Netherlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We went here for our son. The only thing that was working was the fountain at the entrance. The gondola showed a sign "open every day" but was closed. So was the ferris wheel. It all looked old and was not comfortable. It was definitely not what I was expecting and very disappointing.

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Vegreville, Canada
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We spent the evening strolling around the many walking trails enjoying the essence of the park. A must do if you visit Spokane!

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Lake Havasu
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We brought some CAnadian friends to visit the park and they just loved it. The park is the site of the 1974 EXPO and has something for everyone. Photographers have lots to photograph, bikers, runner and just walkers have love paths to meander around. Kids have a marry-go-round and other rides to have fun on. There is a donut stand... More

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Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Water rages underneath old pedestrian suspension bridge. People strolling, running, and touring the shaded, flowered lanes and several pedestrian-only bridges. Water-powered electrical plant from 1890’s powered streetcars and lighting

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Hinton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Did July 4th here. One of the best we've had. July 4th usually crowded. Lots of people here but not crowded.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

There's a lot to see and do in Riverfront Park. It was definitely the high point of our Seattle visit.

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Hilo, Hawaii
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45 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This downtown park is a must see when visiting Spokane. Views of the Spokane Fall's can be seen from various vantage points along the River. Sculptures, Looffs Carousel, Clocktower, concerts,tram, IMAX and amusement park are all sights and activities that can be enjoyed. Playing in the entrance fountain is enjoyed by people of all ages. The park seems to be... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Very clean! Views were beautiful of the falls and scenery, and there was a lot of places to walk, hangout, and bike ride!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I really enjoyed walking around the park and looking at the falls. The area is well-maintained and the view from the bridge is great.

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Spokane, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Riverfront Park is a place for people of all ages. Ride the famous Antique carrousel - whether you are very young or very old.. Over 40 years ago the City Father's got this project going to be ready in time for Expo 74. It was a marvelous success... Today the Park is still an amazing place. Lots of walking paths,... More

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