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Riverside State Park - Bowl and Pitcher Snowshoe

Eastern Washington

Location

Eastern Washington -- Spokane Area/Coeur d'Alene
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Length

6.0 miles, roundtrip

Elevation

Gain: 500 ft.

Rating

5.00 out of 5

 
 

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Discover Pass
 
 

This loop route begins and ends near the campground at Bowl and Pitcher and includes a trip across the footbridge over the Spokane River both going and returning.

Once across the bridge on the way out, turn right and head downstream on trail 25 for a short distance, watching for trail 210 on the left after approximately 1/8-mile. Trail 210 climbs for a short distance before crossing Centennial Trail at a small plateau, then continues to climb to a bluff overlooking the Spokane River through an old burn.

Go to the end of the bluff and down the short hill, then join Centennial Trail and follow it for a short jaunt to the left before veering right again to continue on single-track towards the river.

Along river's edge, rejoin trail 25 and turn right, following it upstream to return to Bowl and Pitcher. If the snow isn't too deep, this is a good trek to try with micro-spikes instead.

 

Riverside State Park - Bowl and Pitcher Snowshoe

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.6964, -117.4950 Open map in new window

Trailhead

Eastern Washington -- Spokane Area/Coeur d'Alene

(#25), (#210)

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Getting There

From Interstate 90, take the Maple Street Bridge exit, Exit 280. Go north across the Maple Street Bridge, and about one mile further north to Maxwell St., where you will turn left. Follow Maxwell as it winds west and then north as Pettit Drive past the golf course and into Riverside State Park. The trailhead is at Bowl and Pitcher, about two miles north of the park entrance along Aubrey L. White Parkway. Discover Pass required.

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Discover Pass
 

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Riverside State Park - Bowl and Pitcher Snowshoe

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