Steptoe Butte State Park, Colfax

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  • We called in for a short visit on our way to Colfax. Unfortunately we could not stop for long but will go back again  more »
  • If you are in the Palouse area find time to visit Steptoe Butte state park- basically the butte offers 360 degree views over the Palouse hills. Because of the high viewpoint you can see the rolling hi...  more »
  • A nice drive up the hill though I suspect it might be a bit scary for some (windy and narrow). The view from the top is the best. The highest spot for a long way.  more »
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  • Beautiful little state park area out in the middle of nowhere... As you drive by it you think look at that little hill in the middle of a field.. So you turn off the main road and take a short drive up to the top to be blown away by the beauty.. You can look 365 degrees as far as you can see.. Great hill to walk,jog or bike up.. Nice clean restroom up at the top parking lot. Great potty break stop if your traveling through and check out the view
  • I took my three young boys (ages 2-11) here on a Thursday morning during summer break. They were a little bored during the 2-hour drive from Spokane (although I thought it was beautiful), but once we started climbing the butte they were captivated by the views. I was pleasantly surprised that we were the only ones at the summit during our entire stay, which was about an hour. We arrived around 11:30, parked at the south end of the viewing area, and set up a picnic blanket just off of the parking area. We enjoyed our lunch in peace and quiet 1,000 feet above the sprawling Palouse. My older boys enjoyed taking pictures and my youngest enjoyed watching the toy-sized tractors working the fields below. If you’re looking for a daytrip from Spokane to get the kids out of the house and away from the video games, Steptoe Butte is a wonderful option. And the kids will learn a bit about geology, too.
  • Awesome view from top of the hill. Enjoyed drive over valleys. Plush green carpet kind of grass on both sides of drive. Great place to visit.
  • Pretty scenery but there's nothing to do besides drive up and see the view. Would be nice if there were some hikes I'm the area. Requires Discover Pass
  • It is a beautiful view from the top.There isn't really any place to have a picnic and enjoy your day there.It is more like a drive look and leave place.They have picnic tables at the bottom but the grass was 10 foot tall.

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