Picture of Spokane Attractions

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    View of the Spokane Falls in Downtown Spokane Washington

    View of the Spokane Falls in Downtown Spokane Washington
    The Spokane Falls cascade through the middle of downtown Spokane, Washington. You can experience the falls from the Spokane Falls Skyride, or by walking along the river. © Angela M. Brown

    Spokane, Washington Photo Gallery

    This Spokane photo gallery features some of the attractions and activities you'll enjoy on a visit to this eastern Washington city. Spokane's attractions are many and include Riverfront Park, the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, Riverside State Park, and Manito Park.

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    Monroe Street Bridge and Spokane Falls Skyride in Spokane Washington

    Monroe Street Bridge and Spokane Falls Skyride in Spokane Washington
    This view of the Monroe Street Bridge and the Spokane Falls Skyride gondolas is from the staircase that runs along the falls and river in the Huntington Park Natural Area. © Angela M. Brown
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    The Davenport Hotel in Spokane Washington

    The Davenport Hotel in Spokane Washington
    The Davenport Hotel. © Angela M. Brown

    The Davenport Hotel in Spokane, Washington, is one of the great hotels in the US or anywhere. Special events of all kinds are held at The Davenport, including weddings, proms, and business meetings. Even if you aren't a guest at the hotel, Spokane visitors should plan to stop by and check out The Davenport's public spaces. Highly recommended.

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    Spokane Arena in Spokane, Washington

    Spokane Arena in Spokane, Washington
    The Spokane Arena, located north of downtown Spokane and Riverfront Park, hosts a variety of special events throughout the year, including concerts, Spokane Chiefs hockey games, high school basketball, and other sports and entertainment events. ©Angela M. Brown
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    Gaiser Conservatory in Manito Park

    Gaiser Conservatory in Manito Park - Spokane Washington
    Spokane Washington Gaiser Conservatory is filled with tropical plants and seasonal flowers. Here is a view of the conservatory from Duncan Garden at Manito Park. © Angela M. Brown
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    Clock Tower and Pavilion in Spokane's Riverfront Park

    Clock Tower and Pavilion in Spokane's Riverfront Park
    The Great Northern Clock Tower and the old World's Fair Pavilion both stand as beautiful icons for the city of Spokane. © Angela M. Brown
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    Great Northern Clock Tower in Spokane's Riverfront Park

    Great Northern Clock Tower in Spokane's Riverfront Park
    Before the 1974 World's Fair, the area of downtown now occupied by Riverfront Park was a hub of railroad activity. The lovely Great Northern Clock Tower, built as part of the train depot in 1901/1902, remains and continues to serve as a city icon. © Angela M. Brown
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    "The Joy of Running Together" Statues in Riverfront Park in Spokane, WA

    The Joy of Running Together Statues in Riverfront Park in Spokane, Washington
    These fun runner statues, found in a corner of Riverfront Park, were installed in recognition of Spokane's annual Bloomsday Run. The statues are titled "The Joy of Running Together" and were created by the artist David Govedare. © Angela M. Brown
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    Pavilion in Spokane's Riverfront Park

    Riverfront Park Pavilion
    You'll find amusement rides under the Riverfront Park Pavilion during the summer, and an outdoor ice skating rink during the winter. The attached building includes a food court and an Imax theater. © Angela M. Brown
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    Big Red Wagon in Riverfront Park in Spokane

    Big Red Wagon in Riverfront Park in Spokane
    Is it art or is it a playground? It's both! You'll always find lots of children and families enjoying the big red wagon in Riverfront Park. © Angela M. Brown
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    Looff Carrousel in Spokane's Riverfront Park

    Looff Carrousel in Spokane's Riverfront Park
    The 1909 Looff Carrousel is fun to look at and to watch. You're never too old to try to grab the brass ring. The Looff Carrousel was placed at this site on the Spokane River for the 1974 Spokane World's Fair and has been operating every since. © Angela M. Brown
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    Horses of the Looff Carrousel in Spokane's Riverfront Park

    Horses of the Looff Carrousel in Spokane's Riverfront Park
    Horses of the Looff Carrousel in Spokane's Riverfront Park. © Angela M. Brown
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    Grabbing for the Brass Ring at the Looff Carrousel in Spokane's Riverfront Park

    Grabbing for the Brass Ring at the Looff Carrousel in Spokane's Riverfront Park
    If you ride the Looff Carrousel in Riverfront Park, be sure to sit on the outside so that you can grab for a ring. If you get a brass one, you'll get a free ride. If you get a regular ring, try to throw it into the clown's mouth as your whirl around. © Angela M. Brown
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    Clown's Mouth Target at the Looff Carrousel in Spokane's Riverfront Park

    Clown's Mouth Target at the Looff Carrousel in Spokane's Riverfront Park
    Here's view of the clown target at the Looff Carrousel. If you get your ring into the hole at the clown's mouth, a bell rings. © Angela M. Brown
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    Kid-friendly Fountain in Riverfront Park in Spokane Washington

    Kid-friendly Fountain in Riverfront Park in Spokane Washington
    Children (of all ages) enjoy running through this Riverfront Park fountain on warm days. © Angela M. Brown
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    River Park Square in Spokane Washington

    River Park Square in Spokane Washington
    Located in downtown Spokane near Riverfront Park, River Park Square offers several levels of shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunity. © Angela M. Brown
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    Side View of Spokane Falls from River Staircase in Spokane Washington

    Side View of Spokane Falls from River Staircase in Spokane Washington
    Visitors to the Huntington Park Natural Area, located behind the old Washington Water Power building, can get an up-close view of the magnificent Spokane Falls. The Spokane Falls Skyride passes over this area along the falls and the Spokane River. © Angela M. Brown
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    View of Spokane Falls from Spokane Falls Skyride in Riverfront Park

    View of Spokane Falls from Spokane Falls Skyride in Riverfront Park
    A view of Spokane Falls from an enclosed cabin of the Spokane Falls Skyride in Riverfront Park. The Spokane Falls pass right through downtown Spokane, Washington. © Angela M. Brown
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    Boarding and Ticket Area for the Spokane Falls Skyride in Spokane WA

    Boarding and Ticket Area for the Spokane Falls Skyride in Spokane Washington
    The ticket booth and boarding area for the Spokane Falls Skyride is located in the southwest corner of Riverfront Park in Spokane Washington. The gondola ride takes you over the beautiful Spokane Falls that run through downtown Spokane. © Angela M. Brown
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    View of the Washington Water Power Building from Spokane Falls Skyride

    View of the Washington Water Power Building from Spokane Falls Skyride
    This is a view of the Washington Water Power Building from Spokane Falls Skyride. This historic building is perched right on the edge of the Spokane Falls. © Angela M. Brown
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    View from Gondola of the Spokane Falls Skyride in Spokane Washington

    View from Gondola of the Spokane Falls Skyride in Spokane Washington
    A view of the concrete-arch Monroe Street Bridge over the Spokane River, from inside a gondola at the beginning of the Spokane Falls Skyride. © Angela M. Brown
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    Spokane Falls Skyride in Riverfront Park

    Spokane Falls Skyride in Riverfront Park
    This is the boarding station for the Spokane Falls Skyride in Riverfront Park. The gondola ride takes you over Spokane Falls and back, allowing you to enjoy gorgeous river and city views. © Angela M. Brown
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    Spokane City View from Spokane Falls Skyride Gondola

    Spokane City View from Spokane Falls Skyride Gondola in Spokane Washington
    Here is a view from one of the enclosed-cabin gondola's of the Spokane Falls Skyride in Riverfront Park. This is looking to the north of the city over Spokane Falls. © Angela M. Brown
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    Fox Theater in Spokane Washington

    Fox Theater in Spokane Washington - Martin Woldson Theater at the FOX
    Martin Woldson Theater at the FOX The Fox Theater has been an important part of the Spokane community for decades. In 2007, this magnificent art deco theater was completely refurbished and is once again a grand concert hall. For many years it operated as a movie theater. © Angela M. Brown
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    Lobby of the Fox Theater in Spokane Washington

    Lobby of the Fox Theater in Spokane Washington - Martin Woldson Theater at the FOX
    Martin Woldson Theater at the FOX The art deco details found inside Spokane's historic Fox Theater are both magnificent and unique. You'll see significant use of aluminum, a metal that helped build industry in the Northwest. © Angela M. Brown
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    Lavishly Decorated Wall in Fox Theater Lobby

    Lavishly Decorated Wall in Fox Theater Lobby - Martin Woldson Theater at the FOX in Spokane WA
    Martin Woldson Theater at the FOX in Spokane Washington This lavishly decorated wall, found in the lobby of Spokane's Fox Theater, gives you a taste of the wonderful art deco detail you'll find throughout the historic structure's interior. © Angela M. Brown
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    Art Deco Ceiling in Spokane's Fox Theater

    Art Deco Ceiling in Spokane's Fox Theater - Martin Woldson Theater at the FOX in Spokane WA
    In a building filled with wonderful decorative detail, the ceiling of the Fox Theater's concert hall stands out. The Martin Woldson Theater at the FOX, refurbished and restored to its original glory, is now a venue for concerts and performances. © Angela M. Brown
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    Interior of the Fox Theater in Spokane

    Interior of the Fox Theater in Spokane - Martin Woldson Theater at the FOX
    Martin Woldson Theater at the FOX Every way you look - up, down, all around - you'll find magnificent art-deco details and embellishments inside Spokane's Fox Theater. © Angela M. Brown
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    Ceiling Medallion in Spokane's Fox Theater

    Ceiling Medallion in Spokane's Fox Theater - Martin Woldson Theater at the FOX
    The ceiling medallion in Spokane's Fox Theater is truly magnificent. It's hard to believe such beauty was hidden under decades of smoke and grime prior to the 2007 renovation. © Angela M. Brown
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    Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture in Spokane Washington

    Picture of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture in Spokane Washington
    The Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture in Spokane, Washington, is a great facility offering a variety of interesting exhibits. ©Angela M. Brown
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    View of Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture from Riverside Ave

    View of Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture from Riverside Ave in Spokane Washington
    Spokane Washington This is a view of the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture in Spokane, Washington, as seen from Riverside Ave. ©Angela M. Brown
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    Spokane Timeline Exhibit at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture

    Spokane Timeline Exhibit at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture in Spokane, Washington
    This portion of MAC's Spokane Timeline exhibit features Miss Spokane, a Native American maiden that was an early icon of the region. ©Angela M. Brown
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    Fish Statue at MAC in Spokane, Washington

    Fish Statue at MAC in Spokane, Washington
    Another view of the outdoor areas and friendly statues found at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture (MAC) in Spokane, Washington. ©Angela M. Brown
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    Special Exhibition "Cars and Costumes" at the MAC in Spokane, Washington

    Special Exhibition
    In addition to its fascinating permanent collection focusing on regional history, the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture hosts special exhibitions throughout the year, such as this Cars and Costumes exhibit. ©Angela M. Brown
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    Cars and Costumes Exhibit at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture

    Cars and Costumes Exhibit Exhibit at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture in Spokane, Washington
    In addition to its fascinating permanent collection focusing on regional history, the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture hosts special exhibitions throughout the year, such as this Cars and Costumes exhibit. ©Angela M. Brown
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    Amusing Statues on Grounds of Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture in Spokane

    Amusing Statues on Grounds of Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture in Spokane Washington
    The grounds of the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture are nicely landscaped, with these funny little statues scattered all around. ©Angela M. Brown
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    Historic Campbell House in Spokane, Washington

    Campbell House in Spokane, Washington
    This historic Campbell House, designed by architect Kirtland Cutter, is located next door to the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture. Tours of Campbell House provide a fascinating glimpse of upper-class life in the early 20th century. ©Angela M. Brown
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    Interior of the Campbell House in Spokane, Washington

    Interior of the Campbell House in Spokane, Washington
    Here is one of the primary living areas in Campbell House, complete with musical instruments, a parlour table, and cozy fireplace. ©Angela M. Brown
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    Ladies Parlour in Campbell House in Spokane Washington

    Ladies Parlour in Campbell House in Spokane, Washington
    Campbell House's Ladies Parlour is an ornate and feminine room filled with gilt and pink fabric. ©Angela M. Brown
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    Spokane's Old Flour Mill Along the Spokane River

    Spokane's Old Flour Mill
    The Old Flour Mill is perched over the Spokane River between Riverfront Park and the Spokane Arena. It is home to one of my favorite restaurants in the Northwest, Clinkerdagger's, as well as shops and business offices. © Angela M. Brown
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    Steam Plant Square Building in Spokane Washington

    Steam Plant Square Building in Spokane Washington
    Spokane's Steam Plant Square Building once supplied power to the city. It is now a revitalized Spokane treasure, home to a restaurant and business offices. Many details of the old steam plant remain, including boilers and catwalks. © Angela M. Brown
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    View Up a Stack at the Steam Plant Square Building

    View Up a Stack at the Steam Plant Square Building in Spokane Washington
    Spokane Washington Visitors to Spokane's Steam Plant Square Building can take a gander up the still-open stacks to the sky above. © Angela M. Brown
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    Spokane House Interpretive Center

    Spokane House Interpretive Center in Spokane, Washington
    Riverside State Park near Spokane Washington Located within Riverside State Park, Spokane House Interpretive Center marks the site of the North West Company's fur trading post that became the first permanent white settlement in what is now the state of Washington. © Angela M. Brown
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    Exhibits Inside the Spokane House Interpretive Center near Spokane Washington

    Exhibits Inside the Spokane House Interpretive Center in Spokane Washington
    The exhibits found inside the Spokane House Interpretive Center address the early fur trade in the region, the local Native Americans, and the archaeology of the historic site. © Angela M. Brown
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    Model of Spokane House Settlement at the Spokane House Interpretive Center

    Model of Spokane House Settlement at the Spokane House Interpretive Center in Riverside State Park
    Riverside State Park This model of the original Spokane House trading post, found inside the Spokane House Interpretive Center in Riverside State Park, looks out over the actual archaeological site. © Angela M. Brown
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    Historic Fur Trade Reenactors at the Spokane House Interpretive Center

    Historic Fur Trade Reenactors at the Spokane House Interpretive Center in Riverside State Park
    Riverside State Park While visiting the Spokane House Interpretive Center in Riverside State Park you might be able to take in the camp site and activities of these fur trading post reenactors. © Angela M. Brown
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    View of CCC Foot Bridge at Bowl and Pitcher in Riverside State Park

    View of CCC Foot Bridge at Bowl and Pitcher in Riverside State Park
    This bridge over the Spokane River is popular with people hiking around the Bowl and Pitcher area of Riverside State Park. It was built during the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps. © Angela M. Brown
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    Bowl and Pitcher in Riverside State Park

    Bowl and Pitcher in Riverside State Park
    Located on the Spokane River, the rock formations known as the Bowl and Pitcher got their name because - you guessed it! - some people think they look like a bowl and a pitcher. The Bowl and Pitcher are located in Riverside State Park near Spokane, WA. © Angela M. Brown
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    Bowl and Pitcher in Riverside State Park near Spokane Washington

    Bowl and Pitcher in Riverside State Park
    These interesting rock formations - called the Bowl and Pitcher - are the setting for a variety of Riverside State Park activities including hiking, camping, and picnicking. © Angela M. Brown
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    Entry to the Mobius Kids Children's Museum in Spokane's River Park Square

    Mobius Kids Children's Museum in Spokane's River Park Square
    Mobius Kids: A Children's Museum is located inside of Spokane's River Park Square shopping mall. Mobius Kids has all kinds of hands-on, interactive exhibits to help children learn about the world while having fun. © Angela M. Brown