Rimrock Conservation Area
This eight-acre addition to Palisades Park maintains a wildlife corridor to Indian Canyon, provides viewsheds of Spokane north to Mount Spokane and east across the valley, and contains seasonal wetlands used as a water source by large animals including moose and deer.
The Palisades neighborhood is actively involved in maintenance and clean-ups of the Rimrock area.
- Wildlife habitat
- Nature trails
- Equestrian trails
- Cross-country skiing
- 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.
- Exit at Maple Street, #279
- Drive north to Second Avenue, then turn left
- Drive west on Second Avenue/Sunset Blvd. for approximately 1 mile
- Turn right (north) on Government Way for 1 mile
- Turn left (west) on Greenwood Rd. for 1 mile
- Rimrock Conservation Area is located at the intersection of Greenwood Rd with Rimrock Rd, in the northwest corner
Note: There is limited parking available; a narrow dirt road angles northwest from the intersection.
Click here for a locator and site map of the Rimrock Conservation Area (1.43 MB pdf) Full size print-out is 11 x 17, but can be scaled to 8.5 x 11.
Special attractions at the Rimrock Conservation Area include:
- Scenic views overlooking Spokane, Spokane Valley, Indian Canyon, and Mount Spokane;
- Extends the wildlife corridor from Palisades Park and Indian Canyon Park
- Active neighborhood organization volunteering time and effort for the maintenance of the property