“This northern end of the roadway is closed to motorized traffic and offers an easy ride with incredible views of Spokane.
— Carol Christensen
Family Friendly: With almost no elevation gain/loss and wide, smooth trail, children would definitely be able to bike this trail.
The potholes can be problematic in the short segment of unpaved road from Greenwood to the parking area.
This arterial trail in Palisades Park, while it doesn't present any challenging riding or elevation change, offers some of the best views of downtown Spokane and the Spokane River Valley of any trail in the area. It's easy enough for beginner riders or riders pulling kids in trailers, and it connects to other, more technical trails in the park.
Since it is within an urban recreational area, it is subject to the challenges that accompany this, including litter, pet owners who don't clean up after their animals, and a potentially a questionable character or two, but the views more than make up for the challenges.