Stargaze at Spokane Ghost Town

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Chillin, Photography

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Added by

Michaela Mader

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers
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What better place to view the Milky Way than a small valley with old ghost town buildings including barns, houses, old cars, and a school?

Great all year long but, especially stunning when the galactic center of the Milky Way is visible from Spring to Fall, Spokane Ghost Town is a local favorite and a hidden gem. Set up your camera, and light paint some old buildings! The ghost town was originally a mine founded in the late 1800's which produced silver, lead, copper, and various other minerals.

Getting There:
Just before the intersection of Playhouse Road and Iron Mountain Road, there's a forest service gate on the east side of the road. Park at the secure Forest Service gate and then hike back about a half mile. You will see the first two buildings once you're in the valley. There's plenty more to see as you walk around the valley.

Community Photos

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Activities

Chillin, Photography

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Added by

Michaela Mader

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