Fish Lake Trail. New end that is north under construction

10 November 2020
Fish Lake Trail. New end that is north under construction

New end that is north under construction


As we talk … the Fish Lake Trail gets a unique path head/ path end during the north end by means of the freeway that is i-90. The design is read by us review application and it also sounded good. Some excerpts:

"New site elements includes the construction of the parking that is paved with curb for 24 automobiles including two ADA stalls. Tangible sidewalks and a plaza area is likely to be provided along side a flush restroom facility, an information kiosk with interpretive signage, and paved usage of the Fish Lake Trail. A trash receptacle, work work bench, and bicycle rack is likewise supplied."

Flushies should suggest a water fountain for the containers or at least a sink. Appears like an addition that is nice a great improvement out of this summer time once I wandered about looking for the north end regarding the path. Finally discovered the path S. that is crossing Marshall. with brand brand new blacktop.

“Stevemtbr” from BikeForums, a nearby driver, taken care of immediately my inquiries in regards to the Fish Lake by firmly taking digital camera and having some shots for the brand new construction. They are published for the viewing pleasure.

Stevemtbr - “Since i've absolutely nothing but time on my fingers I made the decision to go for a ride out to the trail and check regarding the progress. They truly are nevertheless taking care of the parking area and bridges. The brand new pavement begins simply in the connection that explains Thorpe Rd and it is paved until the connection at Marshall Rd, about 3 kilometers well well worth. No paving ended up being happening today however the gear continues to be here in addition to staying gavel parts seem like here prepared to get paved.

The trail mind in Marshall by the end regarding the section that is paved of S. Scribner has new path shut indications maneuvering to Fish Lake. Genuinely in past times we've simply ignored them and ridden on through without any problems. We connected a number of pictures for the veiwing pleasure.

Trailhead? Marshall? Scribner Rd.? Have to give any particular one an appearance. When I comprehend the trip, you can get on up at I-90, mind south, ideally on blacktop starting at Thorpe Rd. overpass, go on it south thru Marshall to Scribner Rd., where you exit the trail and mind down the S. Cheney/Spokane Rd. to the Fish Lake Trailhead. There you'll hop in the Columbia Plateau Trail, drive the blacktop to Cheney TH while the gravel all of the real means down seriously to Martin Rd. Approximately, about 32 kilometers a good way. The roadies to their quick bikes will want it to Cheney. The hill bikes are capable of the somewhat gravels that are soft Cheney.

Develop up on! ToolBear



October 10, 2009

If the Fish Lake Trail is performed, it will probably connect Cheney to Spokane, with ultimate hopes of an effortless link with Spokane’s Centennial Trail and thence to your North Idaho Centennial Trail. Imagine riding from Cheney to Coeur d’Alene.

You are able to drive further. Catch the bottom of the portion that is northern of Columbia Plateau Trail at Martin Rd. TH away from Sprague, drive it north to Fish Lake Trail Head – and someday forward. When completed it will be considered a wonderful trip. Have a look at my pix for the CPT on TraiLink.

At this time the Fish Lake is certainly much A work with Progress and under construction. Paving ended up being occurring come early july. There is absolutely no path head during the north end. In fact, there was some debate over where better to access the north end. a suggestion that is local 13th x Government Way x Linedke Court. There is certainly a credit card applicatoin for capital to place a trail that is nice with 24 parking stalls, flush toilets, etc., a little further north at vicinity 47.647261В° x -117.452892В°, by the on-ramp north of this freeway.

There clearly was a good path mind at the south end – Fish Lake TH, terminus associated with Columbia Plateau Trail, but no Fish Lake Trail is available in here, yet. To take action means crossing a working rr track marked “No Trespassing”. Stage III might here have an overpass. Meanwhile, do a little bit of road cycling.

You are able to locate the path on Bing Earth. Enter: 47.617027В° -117.442830В° (cut/paste) and it'll spot you in the path where it crosses S. Marshall Rd. This really is a gravel road plus one associated with few access points towards the path. browse my pix. New blacktop extended in both instructions from right right here. What lengths north. We resisted the temptation that is sore drive the van up it to see. I became too lazy to leave the bike, unfold it, equip it and pedal north. I would like an Xootr for quick appearance.

On 9/20/09 it stopped short of the overpass that is new N47.60460 W117.44218, nevertheless the grading proceeded south. The Spokane Spokesman-Review includes a tale about stimulus cash used to pave 4.4 kilometers associated with trail.

Your final access point before Marshall is the brand new overpass on S. Marshall Rd. at N47.60460 W117.44218. From there the path operates between a line that is active the western and homes into the eastern. Climbing back yard fences to achieve the path is certainly not suggested.

There was blacktop operating involving the rail songs during the bottleneck in Marshall where a true wide range of lines crowd together. How long north and south does it get? The locals ask which you exit the path at Sprague Rd. and never get further south:

"We ask at this time that path users perhaps perhaps not travel the element of the Fish Lake Trail from Scribner Road to Fish Lake, or the part throughout the Interstate north regarding the Lindeke Trailhead. You can find significant obligation dilemmas when it comes to populous town on each of these areas which could derail our efforts to obtain the path done. Your assistance is valued."

Make the road down seriously to Fish Lake Trailhead. You will find ample arms for riding. You are able to take a virtual trip regarding the path at:

If We had been doing the Fish Lake today, i might park at S. Scribner Rd. in Marshall and drive the trail north to see how long the blacktop extends. It may get most of the solution to the S. Marshall Rd. Xing and beyond. The entry that is next could be in the S. Marshall Rd Xing for the next pair of probes to north and south, as required.

Whenever I return during summer of 2010, you will have much more fine blacktop. The path along Marshall Rd. is up on top of the canyonside with good views associated with valley below. I'm looking towards riding it. Someday: “Martin Rd. to Spokane or Bust!”