Top 5 Wilderness Adventures in Washington

From white water rafting to rock climbing, the area surrounding Red Lion River Inn is teeming with outdoor adventures for novices and experts alike. Browse through some of the best wilderness activities in Washington and don’t forget to pack your hiking boots and camera.

  1. ROW Adventure Center

Offering a range of outdoor activities in one spot, ROW Adventure Center features bicycle and paddle board rentals, white water rafting, kayaking, and fly fishing trips as well as guided bicycle, paddle board and walking culinary tours.


  1. Minnehaha Park

Minnehaha Park / Beacon Hill consists of a 6.5-mile loop trail primarily used for rock climbing, hiking and mountain biking. Dogs are also welcome on this trail as long as they are kept on a leash. Minnehaha Park also features tennis courts, softball/baseball fields, picnic tables and playground equipment.


  1. Centennial Trailboat

The 37-mile paved recreational trail is designed for pedestrians and non-motorized vehicles. Stretching from Sontag Park in Nine Mile Falls to the Washington / Idaho state line, the Centennial Trail features breathtaking river views.


  1. Mount Spokane

Most popular in winter months for snowboarding and skiing, Mount Spokane is also a hit in the warmer months for its 90 miles of biking trails, 100 miles of hiking trails and 100 miles of horse trails. The view at the top of the 5,883-foot elevation includes surrounding states and Canada and bird watching as well as wildlife watching is common.


  1. Riverside State Park

Encompassing more than 10,000 acres, Riverside State Park is Washington’s largest, made up of freshwater marshes, running rivers, and beautiful countryside. Visitors can enjoy equestrian and ORV Areas, boating and paddling access, miles of mixed-use trails and natural wonders at every turn.