Driving Distance: 15 min


Trail Distance: 4 mi loop

Difficulty (1-5): 2

Permit(s) Required: Discover Pass (Parking)

Description:  Cross over the Spokane River on a scenic swinging bridge take in the view of giant basalt pillars in the river, one tall (the Pitcher) and one skinny (the Bowl).  Continue up the hill on the other side of the river into the shade of old growth pines and traverse along a plateau with a view of the river.  Take the first fork to the right and meet up with the river along a rocky and narrower section of trail.  The trail climbs steeply back out to the plateau where it meets up with a paved trail. Head back along a paved trail taking in the birds eye view of the river and the valley below.  Finally take the first left fork off the pavement to wind your way back to the swinging bridge.

Guide Review: Coming

Gear List:

  • Waterbottle
  • Small First Aid Kit
  • Rain Jacket (October-May)
  • Camera
  • Discover Pass

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