Friends of the Centennial Trail assist in the maintenance and development of the Spokane River Centennial Trail and adjacent parklands through advocacy and funding for its completion, management and safety. Forty miles long, the Centennial Trail begins at the Washington/Idaho state line and ends at Lake Spokane in Nine Mile Falls, Washington. Our one-of-a-kind Trail has its metropolitan center section in downtown Spokane in Riverfront Park, and branches out to more rural east and west endpoints. The Trail’s path generally follows the contours of the Spokane River, allowing access for many types of outdoor non-motorized recreational activities.
The Trail’s initial construction period between 1989-1991 was in celebration of the Washington State Centennial. All 40 miles are completely paved; thirty seven miles are safe, separated Class 1 Trail. The Spokane River Centennial Trail connects with the North Idaho Centennial Trail, which runs east from the Washington/Idaho stateline through Post Falls and Coeur d’Alene. Together, the trails span over 60 miles, connecting the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene communities.
Please note that the Washington State Discover Pass is only required on vehicles parked at Centennial Trail “Trailheads” within Riverside State Park. The pass is not required at other trailheads (Maringo, Islands, Barker, etc.).