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Little Spokane Natural Area

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Beautiful and Relaxing

My husband and I love to kayak and this is one of our favorite places. During the times we have... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
Debbie I
Spokane, Washington
Peace on the river!

Took a relaxing drift down the Little Spokane in our kayaks. Easy and accessible for all ages but... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2018
Spokane, Washington
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Reviewed July 17, 2019

I have spent my entire life looking for the best rivers and so far Spokane has disappointed me. I was not informed that this journey must be made with a kayak so I took my penguin floaty wings and started swimming far too late in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
3  Thank KeilahSmith
Reviewed December 12, 2018

My husband and I love to kayak and this is one of our favorite places. During the times we have gone kayaking, the river flows smoothly which means it is an easy float. We usually go in Late June, July and August. I would not...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Debbie I
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Took a relaxing drift down the Little Spokane in our kayaks. Easy and accessible for all ages but you must pay attention to the currents and foliage on shores. Deep enough so as we didn't have to portage anywhere along from St George's School put...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank mcgtyta
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We put in by St George's School and took out at the Nine Mile Takeout. Water was clear and cold despite being a +34°C day. Lots of birds. We saw a snake swim across and slither up the bank. Takes anywhere from 2.5 to 4.0...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank tclwtr
Reviewed March 3, 2018

I have ran into moose, floated the Little Spokane River. You can hike for 8-10 miles taking the whole loop. Great views of the Nine Mile area and long walk. Lots of nature and Indian hieroglyphs.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Ricbryant
Reviewed January 14, 2018

In 2015 there was a fire that came through part of this park, but that doesn't detract from the trails or the scenery! Just remember your Parks Pass! Parking lot can be jammed on busy summer days, so come early. Great trails, water access for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank GPSBemer
Reviewed November 15, 2017

You can hike or even better paddle. It is a special place, very quiet and beautiful. You might see beavers or other animals.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 22, 2017

This was a lovely walk with a little bit of "rock scrambling" and a wonderful, all natural trail wide enough for 1-2 abreast. I took lots of pictures of twisted trees, moss bunches hanging like fruit, the swamp and the river. We saw deer and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank EstesLass
Reviewed January 27, 2017

A great spot to relax and enjoy river running at a leisurely pace. Set in by the George school north of the river then have a pick up vehicle at the natural area. Relax and have fun.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Becky F
Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

The little Spokane is one of the most beautiful areas in Spokane. There is Indian Painted Rocks which is a natural area (no dogs allowed because of wild life being present at times) with a beautiful foot path Trail that follows the river. There are...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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