Ford, Washington

Top Spots in and near Ford

  • Nine Mile Falls, Washington

    Swim at 'The Cove'

    4.3
    0.7 mi / 105 ft gain
    With activities for everyone, The Cove at Long Lake is the perfect spot to go on a summer day! If you are driving from downtown Spokane, drive towards Nine Mile Falls. Before entering Nine Mile Falls you will come to a dam. At the dam take a left over the bridge. Continue through the little town...
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  • Ford, Washington

    Hike through Muley Canyon

    2 mi / 221 ft gain
    Just northwest of Spokane, in Ford, Washington, there is a stretch of road along the Spokane River that has a few Avista parks. These parks are not marked on the roadway and even looking at Avista's website does not give a clear description of their locations. From Spokane, Take 291 W to Charles ...
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  • Loon Lake, Washington

    Kayak Deer Lake

    5.0
    Deer Lake is a hidden cache of awesomeness in the mountains of eastern Washington. The lake expands a sizeable 1,146 acres, giving you plenty of room to explore with your kayak.Aside from the Deer Lake Resort and one public boat launch provided by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, t...
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  • Creston, Washington

    Hawk Creek Cave

    3.8
    5 mi / 900 ft gain
    The ancient rock walls, cave, and falls of Hawk Creek provide an unreal day hike experience! The best time to hike to Hawk Creek cave is early spring/summer before the water level of Lake Roosevelt is back to it's regular level by July. Any age explorer will be inspired on this adventure! Driv...
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  • Spokane, Washington

    Hike along Iller Creek

    5.0
    5 mi / 1200 ft gain
    Iller Creek hike leads you on a 5 mile loop through lush shaded forest to a ridge with excellent views of the Eastern Washington Palouse. I love the variety of trees through the forest on this hike! Half way through the hike you reach the Big Rocks (Rocks of Sharon) which is a popular rock clim...
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  • Mead, Washington

    Hike to Quartz Mountain Lookout

    5.0
    5 mi / 1000 ft gain
    Drive to Mt. Spokane State Park and park at Selkirk Lodge. This hike can only be accessed before the ski area opens because the trail up to the lookout is along part of the cross country ski area.You may not need snowshoes for this hike depending on how much snow is on the ground. With more sno...
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  • Mead, Washington

    Snowshoe to the Mt. Spokane Summit

    5.0
    Mt. Spokane State Park is just 45 minutes outside of Spokane and a great day trip hike spot! Drive into Mt. Spokane State Park and then to the top of Mt. Spokane until you reach the lower Selkirk Lodge parking lot on the right. Trail 130 begins across the road next to the gate that closes the Vis...
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  • Spokane County, Washington

    Hike the Saltese Uplands Conservation Area

    3.0
    3.6 mi / 649 ft gain
    Saltese Uplands Conservation Area is one of the conservation areas owned by Spokane County. Only a short drive from I-90, it's popular for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding, though I have only hiked it so far. The outer loop of the trail is about a 3.6 mile loop, with ~649 feet of ele...
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  • Cheney, Washington

    Stubblefield Lake Loop

    5.0
    6.03 mi / 289 ft gain
    Stubblefield Lake Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Cheney, Washington.
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  • Sprague, Washington

    Hog Lake Loop

    3.7
    1.93 mi / 240 ft gain
    Leaving Spokane and driving west down Interstate 90 isn’t usually where one might envision pretty nature existing. Yes, the farms and desert are pretty in their own way, but most people don’t want to go hiking on a farm. This area has some real hidden treasures though. To get to Hog Lake from Sp...
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  • Liberty Lake, Washington

    Hike Liberty Lake Loop

    5.0
    8 mi / 1200 ft gain
    This 8 mile loop hike begins from Liberty Lake Regional Park, just 30 minutes away from Spokane! The first mile follows a dry grassy meadow and swamp. Make sure and look for beaver dams and houses! The trail winds up into the hills above Liberty Lake. At 2.0 miles, you reach one of Spokane's ...
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  • Newport, Washington

    Hike or Kayak to Bead Lake Campsites

    4.5
    There are two entrances to Bead Lake - the boat launch and the ridge road. Turn right onto Bead Lake Ridge Road and follow it until you arrive at the parking lot. Start the hike at the marked trailhead #127 down to the lake through a dark cedar forest. Turn right at the boat launch and continue o...
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  • Post Falls, Idaho

    Falls Park Overlook Trail

    5.0
    0.39 mi / 16 ft gain
    Falls Park Overlook Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Post Falls, Idaho.
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  • Post Falls, Idaho

    Rock Climbing at Post Falls

    4.5
    From the parking lot on the far west side of Q'emiln Park, you will see a well established trail heading west. Follow the trail for just a few minutes to reach a rock climbing heaven, with many different boulders and walls. There is plenty of rock to go around, and this is a nice place for people...
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  • Post Falls, Idaho

    Hike Black Bay Park

    0.82 mi / 33 ft gain
    Black Bay Park is home to a short series of paved trails and has a new bathroom facility! There's also a rope swing over the river and plenty of spots to swim or launch a kayak or sup if you're looking to cool off on a hot day. There are beautiful wildflowers in the summer but the park is very qu...
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Camping and Lodging in Ford

Fort Spokane Group Site
Davenport, Washington

Fort Spokane Group Site

Fort Spokane
Davenport, Washington

Fort Spokane

Lake Roosevelt Adventures
Davenport, Washington

Lake Roosevelt Adventures

From $130 / night

Kettle Falls Campground
Gifford, Washington

Kettle Falls Campground

Newport / Little Diamond Lake KOA Holiday
Newport, Washington

Newport / Little Diamond Lake KOA Holiday

Spokane KOA Journey
Spokane Valley, Washington

Spokane KOA Journey