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Romine Conservation Area

Description

This 28.6-acre property serves as a vital link in the wildlife and recreation corridor between Riverside State Park (RSP) and the Palisades Park. Bordering RSP on its eastern border, Romine enjoys many similar natural attributes common to the western parts of Spokane County.  The area overlooks portions of Riverside State Park as well as the Spokane River. 

Wildlife, such as deer, elk, coyotes and the occasional moose, use this area to travel north to south through the protected parks.  Wild turkeys can be seen frequently while pheasant and quail will use the property for breeding and nesting area.  Additionally, raptors and peregrine falcons may use the area as hunting grounds.

Rules

  • Any lawful use of Spokane City Parks

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

From I-90:

  • Exit at Maple Street, driving north, exit #280
  • Turn left at 2nd Avenue
  • Continue 1 mile on 2nd Ave./Sunset Blvd.
  • Turn right (north) on Government Way, drive for 4.5 miles
  • Government Way turns into Trails Road near Riverside State Park
  • The property entrance is on the south side of Trials Road (left) across from the 'T' intersection with Aubrey L. White Parkway

Note: There is no parking available along Government Way or Trails Road; please use caution when visiting the Conservation Area.

Click here for a locator and site map of the Romine Conservation Area (1.24 MB pdf) Full size print-out is 11 x 17, but can be scaled to 8.5 x 11. 

Features

Special attractions at the Romine Conservation Area include:

  • Wildlife such as wild turkeys, deer, elk, coyotes, pheasant and quail
  • Views of Riverside State Park and the Spokane River 

Wildlife

Wildlife sighted on near the property include:

  • deer
  • elk
  • coyotes 
  • pheasant
  • quail
  • wild turkeys 
  • raptors
  • peregrine falcons

Please take precautions when hiking in the area.