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Drumheller Springs Conservation Area

Description

The Drumheller Springs Conservation Area is located next to the 12-acre Drumheller Springs Historical Park in west central Spokane.  The property, acting as a buffer between the park and a major arterial, maintains scenic views and natural habitat for wildlife found in the historical park.

The Drumheller Springs Historical Park preserves traditional Spokane Indian gathering and burial grounds.  Chief Spokane Garry, the Spokanes ' first schoolteacher, is believed to have built a school potentially on the property.  The Conservation Area extends the park to protect more history of the City of Spokane as well as preserve the visual sights from the park.        

Permitted Uses

Rules

  • Dogs can be disruptive to wildlife and must be kept on a leash at all times while in the conservation area.
  • Motorized vehicles are not permitted in the conservation area.
  • Hunting and/or shooting are not permitted at any time in the conservation area.
  • No campfires are permitted in the conservation area. 

Location 

Drumheller Springs is located in northern Spokane.

From I-90:

  • Exit at Maple Street, exit #280
  • Drive north on Maple Street to W. Courtland   
  • Turn left (west) on W. Courtland
  • Turn left (south) on N. Oak
  • Turn left (east) on W Liberty Ave
  • Becomes N Ash Pl.
  • Park on corner of Ash Pl. and Euclid 

Click here for a locator and site map of the Drumheller Springs Conservation Area (794 KB pdf) Full size print-out is 11 x 17, but can be scaled to 8.5 x 11.

Features

Special attractions at the Drumheller Springs Conservation Area include:

  • Traditional gathering place of Spokane Indians
  • Buffer area between Maple Street South and Drumheller Springs Natural Area 

Wildlife

Wildlife content will be updated as information is available.