Category Archives: Fun Activities

The Big Red Wagon

A big attraction in the downtown park is the big wagon. Kids can climb and slide to their heart’s content. How I managed to get this picture without a child sliding is beyond me. There are usually several waiting to … Continue reading

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Hoopfest in Spokane

Activities are plentiful in Riverfront Park. One of the outstanding events in the Park is coming soon….Hoopfest. Spokane Hoopfest is the biggest 3-on-3 on Earth. That means over 7,000 teams, 3,000 volunteers, 225,000 fans and 450 courts spanning 42 city … Continue reading

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Riverside Park

Riverside Park is an area near Seven Mile Road and Aubrey White Parkway. The park runs along the river and features camping and picnic areas. It makes for a great day’s adventure.

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Sacheen Lake

One of the beautiful lakes north of Spokane is Sacheen Lake. This was a quiet day and time for fishing on the dock. Beautiful!

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Riverfront Park Entry Fountain

This is the main entry to Riverfront Park. The fountain attracts little kids and big kids! On a hot day it cools with just a quick walk-thru!

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Corbin Park

“Lemonade and garden hats” are the legacy of Corbin Park according to an article in the Spokane Daily Chronicle in 1973. This tranquil, oval shaped park nestled among some of the busiest roads in Spokane once belonged to the Washington-Idaho … Continue reading

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Riverfront Park Carousel

The Riverfront Park Carousel, also known as the Looff Carousel and the Natatorium Park Carousel is a carousel in Spokane, Washington originally built in 1909 by Charles I. D. Looff. The carousel was a gift for Looff’s daughter Emma Vogel … Continue reading

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Mirabeau Point Park

Near the Senior Center/Event Center in the Spokane Valley there are hiking trails and picnic areas. The area is called Mirabeau Point Park. It’s a great family treat! While viewing the water fall, the pond had all kinds of wild … Continue reading

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Spokane Falls Downtown

The Spokane Falls are “roaring”. So beautiful, especially from the newest area of the Riverfront Park. This Memorial Day weekend should be a busy time for our parks!

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Indian Paintings

We are blessed with an abundance of hiking trails. One trail begins where Indian rock paintings have been discovered, and now protected. This picture shows a close up of the paintings. The trail follows along the Spokane River and it’s … Continue reading

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