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Riverside State Park - Trail 25

Eastern Washington > Spokane Area/Coeur d'Alene
47.6961, -117.4955 Map & Directions
Length
25.0 miles of trails
Hikers, bikers and equestrians can all enjoy Riverside State Park – Trail 25. Photo by Lord Business. Full-size image
  • Wildflowers/Meadows
  • Mountain views
  • Wildlife
  • Good for kids
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Fall foliage
  • Rivers

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Trail 25 is the main artery that runs through Riverside State Park. Loop options abound here, as do out-and-backs, or just short wanderings. Continue reading

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Hiking Riverside State Park - Trail 25

Trail 25 is the longest trail within Riverside State Park. It forms a giant loop on the west side of the Spokane River. Loop options abound here, as do out-and-backs, or just short wanderings. In its entirety, the trail is roughly 25 miles in total distance and passes through or close to numerous trailhead parking access sites. It can make an excellent long route in the park, or can easily be broken into smaller pieces by utilizing connector trails to form routes of shorter distances.

The mostly commonly used starting trailhead is Bowl and Pitcher campground and day use area, which has amenities like flush toilets and even access to (fee) showers at the campground. Other trailheads with easy access to Trail 25 include the Equestrian trailhead, Morin, Marchand, the ORV area, Pine Bluff, Pine Bluff Road, Carlson, Deep Creek, McLellan Overlook, Seven Mile, and Wilber trailheads. Traveling all of trail 25, whether in one epic day or through numerous park visits, serves as an excellent introduction to all Riverside State Park has to offer. 

Toilet Information

  • Toilet at trailhead
  • Accessible toilet
  • Toilet has running water
  • Backcountry privy available

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Hike Description Written by
Holly Weiler, WTA Correspondent

Riverside State Park - Trail 25

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.6961, -117.4955 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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Getting There

Since it covers so much distance within the park, Trail 25 can be accessed from numerous trailheads. One of the main access points is Bowl & Pitcher campground and day-use area, which has ample parking space and year-round access to flush toilets. Bowl & Pitcher is located at 4427 N Aubrey L White Parkway, Spokane, WA 99205. From downtown Spokane it is most easily reached via Pettet Drive to Downriver Drive. From north Spokane it is most easily reached from SR 291 to W. Rifle Club Road.  

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Eastern Washington > Spokane Area/Coeur d'Alene

Washington State Parks

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Riverside State Park PDF Map: https://bit.ly/2TfOr7T

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