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Tuesday, October 20, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Take a hike through Spokane’s cinematic history on Sunday

The roughly 2-mile Vision Quest Trail was completed in 2018 and features less than 500 feet of elevation gain. Portions of the 1985 movie “Vision Quest” were filmed there. (Eli Francovich / The Spokesman-Review)
The roughly 2-mile Vision Quest Trail was completed in 2018 and features less than 500 feet of elevation gain. Portions of the 1985 movie “Vision Quest” were filmed there. (Eli Francovich / The Spokesman-Review)

The Inland Northwest Land Conservancy is hosting a snowshoe hike along the Vision Quest trail in the McKenzie Conservation Area on Sunday.

The roughly 2-mile trail was completed in 2018 and features less than 500 feet of elevation gain. Portions of the 1985 movie “Vision Quest” were filmed there.

Participants will hear stories about the recluse who lived there for decades and hikers will learn how the McKenzie Conservation Area could fit into the larger Olmsted 2.0 conservation plan. Olmsted 2.0 is an INLC initiative aimed at preserving and connecting natural areas in the region.

The hike will go from 9 a.m. to noon, starting at the McKenzie Conservation Area (Northwest Newman Lake Drive, Newman Lake). Tickets are free, but registration is required. To register search on Facebook for the Vision Quest Trail Snowshoe event.

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