White Pine Park

The Hidden Gem of White Pine Park

The White Pine Park neighborhood of Post Falls Idaho is an underrated gem with a beautiful campground and mountain bike trails. It’s also home to a rich history of logging and mining.

Thousands of area school children, families, and individuals tour the Historic White Pine Village each year. This living museum offers 30 historic exhibit buildings showcasing the lumbering and pioneer history of the region. See more.

History

A drive along the 82-mile White Pine Scenic Byway takes you through tiny towns, stunning lakes, and historic sites that are off the beaten path. The byway is named after the giant white pines you’ll see on your journey and reaches its end at the quaint mill town of Potlatch. The town’s past can be explored at the local museum in City Hall.

Each year fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the White Pine Park neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods with a higher proportion of people who live this way, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis.

Visit the locally-owned Up North Distillery in Post Falls to sample some of their whiskey and other spirits. They use local ingredients in their products and pride themselves on “farm to flask” production. A few minutes away from McDonald’s on North Pleasant View Road, the distillery is worth a visit for a tasting session or a shopping excursion.

Things to Do

Just over the Washington border is a hidden gem of a town that promises breathtaking landscapes, thrilling activities, and unique overnight accommodations. From high-mountain biking trails to pristine lakes, and from rocky bouldering walls to soaring river canyons, Post Falls has something for everyone in every season.

Rev up your engines and burn rubber at the Stateline Speedway, a 1/4-mile paved oval that’s a haven for racing enthusiasts. Afterward, visit Cruisers Bar & Grill to get a taste of the local motor culture with double doors that let motorcycles drive right in.

Learn about the area’s rich history at the Post Falls Museum, which includes a 1950s room and recreated school classroom as well as a collection of historic artifacts and exhibits that offer a glimpse into the town’s past. Then head to Q’emiln Park for a day of rugged terrain at the south end of the Spokane River complete with rock climbing walls, space for boating and swimming, and shady spots for picnicking. Discover More about Hayden Lake here.

Restaurants

Whether you’re looking for a bite to eat or a place to grab a drink after your day at the park, Post Falls has got you covered. You’ll find a variety of eateries and pubs that offer farm-to-table dishes, small plates, comfort food favorites, local wineries, distilleries, and hand-crafted brews.

Those in the White Pine Park neighborhood most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (24.3%). There are also significant numbers of residents who report English ancestry (23.7%) and Irish ancestry (12.0%).

The White Pine Park neighborhood is a middle-income area. The average household income in the neighborhood is $43,434, and the average family income is $51,590. The number of children under the age of 18 living in poverty is 7.4%, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. This is a car-dependent neighborhood; almost all errands require a car. 2100 N Spokane St has a Walk Score of 22 out of 100.

Camping

Post Falls is a great little community for people who love hanging out in the outdoors. There are lots of parks in the area that offer opportunities for rafting, kayaking, and fishing. Corbin Park is one of them and it’s a pretty big park that has tons of things to do, from hiking trails to playing disc golf.

Another good place to go camping is White Pine Forest State Park. It’s a beautiful park with modern lodge facilities in the midst of a forest setting. It’s perfect for fishing, hiking, hunting, and camping, especially when the weather is cool.

The park also has a number of campsites with both electric and primitive sites available. Some of the campsites have fire rings and picnic tables. There are also places to swim and boat on the Island Park Reservoir. The campgrounds are open all year. The best part is that you’ll have access to the private community boat docks. Check this out!

 

 

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