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The central segment of the Spokane River Centennial
Trail begins at the north end of the Denny Ashlock Bridge.
There is an access point with parking and a restroom
just off Upriver Drive about 1.5 miles east of the intersection
of Argonne Road and Upriver Drive. The eastern segment
begins at the Idaho state line.
Length: 37 Miles
Terrain: The west segment contains
a number of climbs and descents, most of the climbs
are relatively short in duration, be prepared for a
higher level aerobic workout. Mostly level through the
central segment. The eastern segment is mostly flat.
Description: Dramatic arches under
the Monroe Street Bridge provide a backdrop for a gondola
ride that is left over from when Spokane hosted Expo
74, otherwise known as the Spokane world's fair.
Directions: Through Spokane's eastern
suburbs, it goes on into the state of Idaho and follows
the north shore of Lake Coeur d Alene.
The downtown segment of the Spokane River
Centennial Trail begins near milepost 17 of the trail.
There is a restroom and parking area just east of the
Upriver Dam and the intersection of Frederick Avenue
and Upriver Drive. The trail is sandwiched between Upriver
Drive and the Spokane River across from the parking/restroom
After crossing the Spokane River via George
Wright Bridge, the trail descends to a kiosk, which
has a map and other trail information. Beyond the kiosk,
the trail begins a climb through towering fir and pine
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