Itinerary 2: Spokane, The Palouse and Pullman
Day 1: Spokane
Day 2: Spokane, The Palouse, and Pullman
Day 3: Pullman and Clarkston
Day Two: Spokane, The Palouse, and Pullman
Fire Lookout Museum:
The one-acre museum has more than 19,000 objects related to wildfire detection and firefighting including
Lookout Towers and a Smokey the Bear collection. Tours available by appointment.
Fire Lookout Museum, 123 W Westview, Spokane, WA 99218-2226, 509) 466-9171.
Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge:
16,000-acre refuge includes miles of lakes and marshes that
attract elk, deer, coyotes and beaver.
Drive, bike or walk the 5.5-mile Auto Tour Route and access scenic views,
as well as nature trails and a boardwalk leading to the edge of scenic Blackhorse Lake.
Steptoe Butte State Park:
At 3,612 feet it is the highest point in the region and a National Natural Landmark.
The park is famous for its stark, dramatic beauty and the panoramic view it provides of the Blue Mountains,
and other neighboring ranges and peaks. From the top of the butte, one can see 200 miles.
Kamiak Butte County Park:
See the region from two towering buttes offering panoramic views of the rolling
hills of the Palouse.
Follow the 3.5 mile Pine Ridge Trail self-guided nature walk to the top of butte and back. Be on the lookout for the park’s abundant wildlife.
Dinner and overnight: Pullman
Lake Chelan View with Tree at Chelan Butte Wildlife Area
Washington State University Building