World Wide Web
The Spokane Parks and Recreation Department is on the Internet.
The still-evolving web page has info on Riverfront, Manito and other parks, as well as the city golf courses, parks and recreation activities and contact telephone numbers. The site is http://www.spokanecity.org/parks/
Navigate by computer with the Boat Owners Association of the United States (BOAT/U.S.) free on-line boating safety course.
Internet users can access the association’s 50-question skills test at http://www.boatus.com/ The site includes a study guide and a glossary of boating terms.
Birdwatchers might want to perch their browser on the Birder’s Home Page at http://www.birder.com/ The web site offers four simple options: Birding, Scientific, Fun & Games and Birder’s Mall. Each leads to a delightful variety of information designed to serve both neophytes and serious birders, and each has its own chat room.
The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is the first stop in exploring rail trails in 48 states. The site at http://www.railtrails.org lists 700 trails created from abandoned railways and sources of further information.