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Your Outdoors Photos: July 2017

The Inland Northwest is full of flora, fauna, waters, scenery and active people out to savor it all. Please visit this gallery regularly to share photos of your wild experiences, learning moments, hot discoveries, favorite trips. Help us build a visual tour of what's so great about the outdoors in this region through all four seasons. This photo gallery will be an inspiration to some people. To others it will be a reminder of why we love to live here -- and get outside as much as possible. <p><b>NOTE:</b> Before photos show up on the reader photo gallery, they must be approved by an editor. If yours does not show up immediately, fear not. The only likely delay is that an editor has not had a chance to approve new photo submissions yet. Thanks for participating!</p>

NOTE: Before photos show up in the reader photo gallery, they must be approved by an editor. If yours does not show up immediately, fear not. The only likely delay is that an editor has not had a chance to approve new photo submissions yet. Thanks for participating!

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Photos in This Album

  • Nice buck and turkeys in Spokane Valley near 40th and Add Adams Picture was taken after the first snow

    Photographer: Bill Bean

  • Priest Lake - Beaver Creek Campground

    Photographer: Cliff Garrison

  • A firey sunrise silhouettes a white pine in Eastern Washington

    Photographer: MATT DEMKE

  • Three young Great-horned Owls at Saltese Uplands on Wed., May 27

    Photographer: Michael Hassett

  • A Lazuli Bunting at Saltese Flats on Monday May 18th.

    Photographer: Michael Hassett

  • Western wood peewee. Taken 5 miles south of Spokane 5/7/20. This fellow was helping me split firewood. Every time I left to get another wheelbarrow of rounds to split, he flew in, landed on the splitter and feasted on the larva under the bark.

    Photographer: Rex Stahly

  • Western wood peewee. Taken 5 miles south of Spokane 5/7/20. This fellow was helping me split firewood. Every time I left to get another wheelbarrow of rounds to split, he flew in, landed on the splitter and feasted on the larva under the bark.

    Photographer: Rex Stahly

  • Valleyfest parade

    Photographer: Jonna Maule

  • A Western Tanager refueling on Memorial Day in a neighbors tree in the Garland district. Was eating insects most of the day then gone the next day

    Photographer: Tom Bauer

  • My granddaughter took this early morning photo about ten days ago. It was taken from our backyard on the north hill of the valley. Her name is Hana Haugen.

    Photographer: Dennis Haugen

  • 9/24/2017 People enjoying a sunny day challenging themselves at the Minnehaha climbing rocks on Upriver drive.

    Photographer: MM Williams

  • Train derailed near Spangle, July 21.

    Photographer: deb

  • Juvenile female belted kingfisher near Hauser Lake, July.

    Photographer: deb

  • Spokane River above Upriver Dam, July 19.

    Photographer: Melaine Williams

  • Northern Lights as seen from near Davenport on July 16.

    Photographer: Sharon Lindsay

  • Maks and TR Page getting month 13 in a row of skiing up in Glacier National Park.

    Photographer: Owen Page

  • Rudbeckia flower with two crab spiders one at 2 oclock and one at 6 oclock . Taken near Davenport.

    Photographer: Buck Domitrovich Cheney Wa

  • Lexi Greenwood, left, and Kelly Kopczynsky hike the Selkirk Crest, with Silver Dollar Peak behind them and Chimney Rock behind that and to the right.

    Photographer: Chris Kopczynski

  • The confluence of the Hummocks trail and the Boundary Trail No.1 in Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, July 11th. Wildflowers everywhere.

    Photographer: Steve Davidson

  • Traveled from North Idaho to Utah to hike and explore Zion National Park. Beat 102-degree heat with early start.

    Photographer: Olivia Chantry

  • Mt. St. Helens with Paintbrush (Castilleja) flowers, July 11. The upper meadows are full of wildflowers.

    Photographer: Steve Davidson

  • Beardtongue (penstemon) on the Hummocks Trail just south of the Johnston Observatory near Mt. St. Helens, July 11. The upper reaches of the valley are all in blossom.

    Photographer: Steve Davidson

  • Look and you shall find huckleberries in the mountains, July12.

    Photographer: Taryn Thompson

  • Look and you shall find huckleberries in the mountains, July12.

    Photographer: Taryn Thompson

  • A very sleepy Lynx a rare find indeed. Found in Alaska a big thrill to see.

    Photographer: Buck Domitrovich, Cheney

  • Mule deer along Highway 291 near Seven Mile Road.

    Photographer: Dan Coleman

  • Plant emerging through snow cover on July 11 near Selkirk Crest.

    Photographer: Ward Buckingham

  • Selkirk mountains' beargrass, July 11.

    Photographer: Ward Buckingham

  • Selkirk mountain beargrass, July 11.

    Photographer: Ward Buckingham

  • Male blue dasher dragonfly.

    Photographer: Terry Gray

  • Bee perched on a lavender bush at the Lavender Festival, July 8.

    Photographer: Kara Czernik

  • A great egret flies over a creek near Moses Lake on July 7.

    Photographer: Cortney Litwin

  • A great egret prepares to take flight near Moses Lake on July 7.

    Photographer: Cortney Litwin

  • Ice Lake in the Eagle Cap Wilderness was aptly named on July 3 as Carrie Lowe hiked the steep trail to camp along the lake at 7,880 feet.

    Photographer: Matt Mimnaugh

  • Beargrass blooms along the trail to Scotchman Peak near Clark Fork, Idaho.

    Photographer: Mark William Cochran

  • A parting shot from a Pacific Humpback whale's tail fluke off Seward Alaska.

    Photographer: Buck Domitrovich Cheney

  • A great egret flies up an embankment at Potholes State Parkm June 28. The long wispy strands of feathers down its back are breeding plumage.

    Photographer: Cortney Litwin

  • Happy 4th of July. This was this mornings Solar Halo. This was taken just northwest of Spokane.

    Photographer: Lori Pence

  • A great blue heron lands in the tall grass beside the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes on July 1.

    Photographer: Cortney Litwin

  • A great blue heron flies over a pond beside the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes on July 1.

    Photographer: Cortney Litwin

  • A bull moose walks out of a pond beside the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes in Idaho on July 1. Only his head was above the water when I first spotted him.

    Photographer: Cortney Litwin

  • Taken July 1st at 12:45am, after the quarter moon set, near Spangle, Washington.

    Photographer: Mike Gass

  • The fish is just as little too big for this baby red-necked grebe. Baby grebes spend their first days riding around on their parent's back.

    Photographer: Craig Goodwin

  • Spring is arriving in the Beartooths

    Photographer: Jane McDonald

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