It has been so long since I have been out walking I decided that I really needed a nature fix so I choose a trail along the river not far from where I live.
I drove through some seedy sections of town to get there but the views and proximity to city and nature make it a desirable destination. I locked my truck and (armed with my whistle and cell phone and camera) I headed out for a brisk walk. I did not need to worry. I found the trail to be very a popular spot with plenty of people embracing the wonderful day.
Does anyone know what kind of bike this is? He certainly seemed to enjoy himself but it looked like a lot of work to me especially when going up hill.
|looking from the trail west|
Due to careful planning, everyone will have access and have the opportunity to enjoy this wonderful area into the future.
Some of the wildness will be lost as the condo's densely occupy the space but the green space along the river will be preserved.
The closer you get to the city,
the better the views.
Across the river is another area of Spokane called Browne's Addition. The big buildings you see contain the Museum and Campbell house that we visited last Fall.
Looking again to the East, is Riverfront Park. It was the site of the 1974 Exposition known as the World's Fair. The clock tower on the right and the tent like structure shown in the center remain in the park which is the anchor of the downtown area.