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Wed., May 30, 2012, 7:28 a.m.

Annual walk includes 17 bridges over Spokane River

A passer-by takes in the falls at Riverfront Park in spring 2008  in Spokane.  The falls are central to the region’s history.  (File / The Spokesman-Review)
A passer-by takes in the falls at Riverfront Park in spring 2008 in Spokane. The falls are central to the region’s history. (File / The Spokesman-Review)

HIKING -- Believe it or not, hikers participating in this  can cross 17 bridges over portions of the Spokane River in an enjoyable -- especially during spring runnoff -- stroll in downtown Spokane. An annual event sponsored by Spokane City Parks celebrates this unique Spokane opportunity. Details: 

What:  Participants will walk a 4.5 mile loop that crosses 17 bridges in the heart of downtown Spokane.  Experience the roaring Spokane River falls,  one of the city’s greatest natural wonders!

When:  Saturday, June 2, 2012  (OPEN START- 9:30am-10:30am)

Where:  Veteran’s Court (Corner of Monroe & Post Streets)

Cost:  $9 Adults ages 17 and older, $9 youth ages 5-16, FREE for ages 4 and under (no participation pin).

Register here  or call (509) 625-6200.




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Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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