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WTA's hiking guide is the most comprehensive database of hikes in Washington, and comprises content written by local hiking experts and user submitted information. All data is vetted by WTA staff. This resource is made possible by the donations of WTA members.

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11 Hikes

Eastern Washington -- Spokane Area/Coeur d'Alene

 
2.2 miles, one-way
Gain: 660 ft.
Highest Point: 2788 ft.
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5.00
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The Philips Creek trailhead and Flying L Trail provide access to the Glenrose Unit of the Dishman Hills Conservation Area from the Spokane Valley.
 
 

Eastern Washington -- Spokane Area/Coeur d'Alene

 
3.0 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 400 ft.
Highest Point: 2350 ft.
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3.00
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This is a loop hike created in April 2013 to provide for a new hiking experience while preserving some areas of the natural area for wildlife.
 
 

Eastern Washington -- Spokane Area/Coeur d'Alene

 
1.0 miles, one-way
Gain: 250 ft.
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Dishman Hills Natural Area's Enchanted Ravine is located just south of Camp Caro and within the main entrance loop. Enchanted Ravine is an excellent place to observe the Dishman Hill's exposed 1.5 billion-year-old bedrock, which is among the oldest geologic features in Washington state.
 
 

Eastern Washington -- Spokane Area/Coeur d'Alene

 
2.6 miles, one-way
Gain: 800 ft.
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Dishman Hills Natural Area's Goldback Spring Loop is located southeast of the main parking area at Camp Caro. The best way to access the Goldback Spring Loop is by combining a trip here with the Deep Ravine Loop.
 
 

Eastern Washington -- Spokane Area/Coeur d'Alene

 
1.8 miles, one-way
Gain: 500 ft.
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Dishman Hills Natural Area's East/West Pond Loop is located just west of the main parking area at Camp Caro, making the loop an easy introductory hike to the Dishman Hills, or a jumping off point for further exploration within the Natural Area's trail network.
 
 

Eastern Washington -- Spokane Area/Coeur d'Alene

 
4.5 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 800 ft.
Highest Point: 2425 ft.
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Average rating:
4.00
(2 votes)
Dishman Hills Natural Area's Eagle Peak Loop takes hikers to the highest point in the Natural Area for outstanding views of the surrounding area.
 
 

Eastern Washington -- Spokane Area/Coeur d'Alene

 
0.83 miles of trails
Gain: 250 ft.
Highest Point: 2296 ft.
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1.00
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This is a great trail to observe seasonal changes within the Dishman Hills Natural Area. While the ponds may be lost by mid-summer, they are full of aquatic life in the spring.
 
 

Eastern Washington -- Spokane Area/Coeur d'Alene

 
2.0 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 200 ft.
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This natural area is a green oasis within the boundaries of Spokane Valley, and the Deep Ravine loop is a showcase of the valley's geology.
 
 

Eastern Washington -- Spokane Area/Coeur d'Alene

 
5.48 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 1575 ft.
Highest Point: 2940 ft.
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This section of Dishman Hills is a parcel that was owned by DNR and transferred to the Conservancy early in 2016.
 
 

Eastern Washington -- Spokane Area/Coeur d'Alene

 
3.3 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 800 ft.
Highest Point: 3400 ft.
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Average rating:
3.67
(3 votes)
This short hike offers something to please the geology buff and the shutterbug alike.
 
 

Eastern Washington -- Spokane Area/Coeur d'Alene

 
5.0 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 1200 ft.
Highest Point: 3200 ft.
Rating:
Average rating:
3.95
(19 votes)
Take a hike on the edge of Spokane Valley with commanding views of Spokane Valley and the Palouse. On the way, you'll see many plant species typical of western slopes of Cascades, a seasonal stream, and amazing variety of wildflowers through from late March through mid-July.