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Centennial Trail

#3 of 97 things to do in Spokane Features Animals
Along Spokane River, Spokane, WA
+1 509-624-7188
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The small portion of the trail we experienced was very scenic and worth the walk around and near... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Seattle, Washington
great place to jog

In 2015 and 2016 when I was still working, I would use my lunch hour to take a run through... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
David E
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This 40 mile paved, car-free trail bordering the beautiful Spokane River has something for everyone: running, hiking, biking, horseback riding and canoeing. The Spokane River Centennial Trail is the backbone of the recreational trail system in eastern Washington and north Idaho, welcoming over 2.5 million users annually.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Along Spokane River, Spokane, WA
+1 509-624-7188
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The small portion of the trail we experienced was very scenic and worth the walk around and near the Spokane Falls.

Thank PennQuarterPetunia
Reviewed 5 days ago

In 2015 and 2016 when I was still working, I would use my lunch hour to take a run through Riverfront Park using the Centennial Trail on the north and south side of the Spokane River. It was a great place to run with lots...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking through the park at dusk, three guys fanned out in front of us across the trail. I could see a baseball sticking out below one of their jackets. I was carrying a Colt Anaconda .44m beneath my duster. I opened the duster to show...More

1  Thank JTinner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ran sections of the Mermaid Run with my adult daughter on sections of the Centennial Trail. Beautiful trail along the river. Would be great for either walking or running. Passes Gonzaga. Worth taking the time and very relaxing.

1  Thank Debra G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great place to take some pictures and very relaxing something to look at there was unbelievable amounts of water running at this time of the year great time to come and take a look at it yes it is accessible by a...More

Thank Rog S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the family biking on the Centennial Trail and found it an easy ride. Can be done by almost any level. Family frindly bike, walk or jog.

Thank Harold W
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Spokane has done a wonderful job of making the downtown a wonderful walk. We loved walking along and seeing all the walks and bikes.

Thank Dcark
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Have walked this trail many times. All around Riverfront out past Gonzaga university, through the heart of Spokane. Absolutely a stunning trail.

Thank 38Kris
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

This is such a fantastic city trail. You can get from Coeur d' Alene all the way beyond downtown Spokane. It is great for cycling - the trail is in good condition and kept clean. In many places, there is easy access to the river,...More

Thank dsjump
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Oxford Suites, 115 West North because you are right by the Centennial Trail which is right by the Spokane River. However, you can also stay at the Holiday Inn Express which is on a hill right beside Oxford Suites. It is a...More

Thank Janet H
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Hello, i'm doing a essay on sustainable travel and i'd love a list of a few things that would make this place sustainable. Thank you
6 March 2017|
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Response from Graeme M | Reviewed this property |
Its a great outdoors area, with lots of good walking an cycling trails. With regards to Sustainable travel, have a think about trains, bus routes and other municipal travel routes. In london and europe the cities are built... More
How far is the airport from this trail? Does it have a specific trail head or can u start at multiple points? Thank you
11 September 2016|
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Response from jacknval97 | Reviewed this property |
The airport is west of Spokane about 10 miles.....the trail starts in downtown Spokane and goes to Coeur d' Alene Idaho. If you are staying downtown in Spokane you can walk or bike the trail. Lots of trailheads to start and... More
I have read that the portion of this trail (including the Idaho portion) on either side of the Washington-Idaho border that runs near Interstate 90 is uncomfortably close to the Interstate. True?
20 June 2016|
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Response from Leslie K | Reviewed this property |
It is close to the interstate but it is not dangerously close where you would have to have a concern.