As the name suggests, employees completed much of the on- and off-road paved trail between 1989 and 1991 during Washington State’s 100-year party.
Spokane served being a railroad crossroads, while the inactive rights-of-way and trestles regarding the Spokane that is old Empire Railroad Company and Great Northern Railway contributed to your path corridor. Efforts continue to this time to restore road neck parts, and 34 associated with the 37.5 miles are classified as paved, off-road.
The Riverfront that is 100-acre Park Spokane, designed for the Expo ’74 world’s fair, may be the trail’s midpoint centerpiece. The amusement that is unique’s century-old, hand-painted carousel combinations aided by the metropolitan area’s natural beauty and history??”reflected in bridges, dams, turn-of-the-19th-century buildings, therefore the old train depot clock tower of 1902.
The downtown park is a point that is great introduce explorations to the east and west. The section that is western more wild and rugged because it passes through Riverside State Park to the trail’s end at Sontag Community Park at Nine Mile Falls. The eastern part passes Gonzaga University and continues through a more populated region on much simpler terrain. It finishes during the Idaho edge, where it meets the 24-mile North Idaho Centennial Trail.Continue reading