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McCroskey Memorial State Park

Eastern Washington > Palouse and Blue Mountains
47.0752, -116.9589 Map & Directions
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  • Dogs allowed on leash
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Just over the state line in Idaho, McCroskey Memorial State Park is a worthy stop for a leg stretch on a long drive. Continue reading

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Hiking McCroskey Memorial State Park

This state park is just across the Washington state line in Idaho, just a little south of Tensed/De Smet and west of Highway 95. Virgil McCroskey not only donated the land for this park in Idaho, he also donated Steptoe Butte State Park to the Washington State Park system.

McCroskey State Park is dedicated to the memory of Virgil's mother. The park trails are open to ATVs, so you may have company if you visit on a summer weekend, but ski touring on the Skyline Road during the winter is a great option, and there are a few dispersed campsites (plus a vault toilet and campsites near Iron Mountain).

Hike Description Written by
Holly Weiler, WTA Correspondent

McCroskey Memorial State Park

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 47.0752, -116.9589 Open in Google Maps

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WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

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Eastern Washington > Palouse and Blue Mountains

Idaho State Parks

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