Jill has been a volunteer for the Parks Foundation for about 5 years now...first on our Marketing Committee, but in 2015 she joined our Board! Let's learn more about Jill and why she likes parks so much...


Before you were on the board, you were a volunteer on the Park...

July is officially picnic month. Which makes July the perfect time to get out and explore Dishman Hills.

What an amazing place Dishman Hills is! Tucked between Spokane and Spokane Valley, Dishman Hills sits on the edge of dense residential neighborhoods and provides out...

I sat down with our newest Board member, Craig Andersen, to find out more about him!


What drew you to become a Board member of the Foundation?

I have always been passionate about parks. It is one of the things that drove me to be a Landscape Architect. Also, I had hear...

The Spokane Parks Foundation has been supporting the Spokane River Centennial Trail since before it started.

In 1987, the Foundation awarded $2,000 to the Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce to help with planning the Trail from riverfront to the state line. (Interesting...

The Spokane River Centennial Trail (or just the Centennial Trail for us locals) runs from the Washington/Idaho state line and ends at Lake Spokane in Nine Mile Falls. Its existence is a testimony to the lasting partnership between multiple government agencies and munic...

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