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South Hill Bluff

Eastern Washington > Spokane Area/Coeur d'Alene
47.6286, -117.4297 Map & Directions
Length
23.0 miles of trails
Elevation Gain
350 feet
Highest Point
2340 feet
Take an easy hike on this South Hill Bluff route. Photo by Anna Roth. Full-size image
  • Wildflowers/Meadows
  • Wildlife
  • Good for kids
  • Dogs allowed on leash

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

This local location for after-work hiking in Spokane boasts nearly 25 miles of trails. From a flat traverse high above the railroad tracks to longer loops; there are many possible outings to be done at South Hill. Continue reading

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Hiking South Hill Bluff

This local location for after-work hiking in Spokane boasts nearly 25 miles of trails. From a flat traverse high above the railroad tracks to longer loops; there are many possible outings to be done at South Hill. 

Access points are near Polly Judd Park, off 21st and 29th Avenues, as well as Bernard and Division. The southernmost access point is on 57th. 

Trails plunge down the hillside to Hangman Creek and interlace and weave with each other to create a myriad of hiking options. Take a map, provided by Friends of the Bluff, to create your next favorite after-work outing here. 

Hike Description Written by
Anna Roth, WTA Staff

South Hill Bluff

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.6286, -117.4297 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

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.

Getting There

Driving Directions

To access the 29th street entrance, drive west on 29th ave from Monroe Street. It's three blocks to the end of the road, then turn right at High Drive and immediately left into a South Hill Bluff trailhead parking area. More parking is available near Bernard Street, close to the turnaround for this hike.

TAKE TRANSIT

Make your hike car-free by taking the bus to this trailhead. 

More Hike Details

Trailhead

Eastern Washington > Spokane Area/Coeur d'Alene

City of Spokane

Guidebooks & Maps

USGS Spokane NW

USGS Spokane SW

and Spokane city map

https://www.friendsofthebluff.org/trail-maps

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South Hill Bluff

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