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The Centennial Trail
Friends of the Centennial Trail support and maintain this paved
walking and riding trail that runs for 37 miles along the
historical Spokane River from Nine Mile Falls, at the northwestern
end of the county, to the Idaho state line. The trail has Native
American connections through proximity to the river, which
historically was used for transportation and as a source of
The trail offers many activities for area residents:
Walking, running, biking, rollerblading, horseback riding,
picnicking or simply enjoying the natural beauty. Spokane is one of
the few communities in the entire world that possesses a
professionally designed and constructed multi-use corridor
bordering a scenic river that winds its way from the wilderness
through the very heart of a bustling city. Today the trail is much
used and enjoyed by Washington residents and visitors. Project
includes a videotape and accompanying typescript.
Originally submitted by: George R. Nethercutt, Jr., Representative (5th District).
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