Thing to do: Family Fun

Jack O’Connor Hunting Heritage & Education Center

Jack O’Connor was the undisputed dean of outdoor writers. This center is the permanent home of his wildlife collection. View his trophies from all over the world while being educated about the role of hunting in modern-day game management and conservation. For decades, his featured articles in Outdoor Life Magazine brought enjoyment and a sense… Read more »

Hells Gate State Park

The park offers a variety of conveniences for area residents and visitors. Camping and boat moorage is available year-round. The park offers hook-up sites, showers, picnic facilities, hiking and mountain biking trails an archery range, boat launch and a swimming beach. The Lewis and Clark Discovery Center features indoor educational displays, a two-acre outdoor interpretive plaza along the banks of… Read more »

Fields Spring State Park

Prepare to be wowed by this incredible state park! Nestled in the folds of the Blue mountains, this Southeast Washington park has some of the state’s most spectacular scenery. Fields Spring is an 826-acre, forested camping park in the Blue Mountains. With unique accommodations including two eight-person tepees and a 20-person loft in a lodge… Read more »

Dworshak National Fish Hatchery

The facility, operated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is the world’s largest steelhead (ocean going trout) and spring Chinook salmon hatchery. View the spawning process on Tuesdays, during March, April, and late August through September. The hatchery is open year round, visitors are welcome to tour the hatchery seven days a week, 7:30 am to 4 pm.

Chief Timothy Park

This park holds the same unique experience of peace and tranquility that was found when Lewis and Clark traveled across the island in 1806. Today the spirit still lives in an atmosphere of natural beauty. Overnight camping, swimming beach and picnic area is available.

Asotin County Family Aquatic Center

Slip and slide your way to Asotin County’s fabulous pirate-themed aquatic center in Clarkston. Kids go crazy for the outdoor waterpark, featuring exciting slides, a lazy river and a fun-filled adventure pool. There are lots of play features for kids in the pool next to the indoor lap pool. The indoor natatorium offers a lap pool, therapy pool, hot… Read more »