Iller Creek Conservation Area Trail is a 4.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Spokane, Washington that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
Iller Creek Conservation Area consists of trails on approximately 900 acres. Offers several different trails which lead to some beautiful views of Spokane and Spokane Valley.
Did this hike a couple of days ago. It can be hiked or snow shoes. Beautiful views of all the snow covered trees. Thank you to one of my fellow hikers who found one of my Yak Traks and brought it back down to the trailhead.
The top offers a great view of the Spokane area. Good trail for running or a day hike. Will be back to snow shoe!
One of the best views in the Spokane area.
Nice, well cared for trail. Went for a run on Sunday and it was a little muddy from the overnight rain but still in good condition. I would advise this trail to any one looking for a hill climb.
Great trail run, well maintained very uphill/downhill with not much in between. Beautiful views of Spokane and the surrounding hills. I did see several groups of people and most of them had dogs with them. This trail hooks to Stevens Creek trail. A sign was posted on the gate that in the last few days a run of car break-ins have happened. So make sure your car is empty of valuables.
We hike and trail run here all the time. One of my favorite trails in the area.
Very pretty out! We enjoyed these trails and they're well maintained.
Great hike! Beautiful fall colors!
Typical 5 mile moderate hike
Going counterclockwise from the north trail head, the west side is the first half of the loop. It is mostly shaded, goes past a few seasonal trickle creeks, and varies between easy and moderate grade. It is well maintained and there are plenty of trail signs at junctions.
Near the top is big rock, and a trail down to the south trail head. If you are doing the loop, do not take this trail.
There are also a few side trails near the top. They go off to cell towers, tv stations, other ridges, etc. Most of these do not loop back so if you take them, expect to eventually backtrack to the main trail to get home.
The east side of the counterclockwise loop would be going downhill, it has little shade. Walking downhill here gives the best views of the serene Spokane Valley to the north. You feel like you are on top of a ridge, which you are.
This trail is heavily used by walkers, hikers, bikers and runners. It is well maintained and easy to follow. It is approximately 15 minutes from the I-90 freeway.