Spring is the best time to explore Spokane’s waterfalls. There are plenty of vantage points from Riverfront Park to take it all in. May, 2011.
Canada Island splits the Spokane River at the upper falls. This is the fork to the north of Canada Island. May, 2011.
The view looking downstream from Spokane Falls upper drop. May, 2011.
The upper drop of Spokane Falls is easy to view from all the footbridges that span it. May, 2011.
This photo was taken in May, 2011, with the late spring water still robust. Water volume over Spokane Falls tends to peak in early April.
From the viewing stairs in Huntington Park below City Hall you can get up close and personal with the main drop of Spokane Falls. May, 2011.
A great view of the Monroe Street Bridge that gives perspective of the drop of the Spokane Falls. May, 2011.
When the Spokane River crests at high-flow, the footbridges around Canada Island in Riverfront Park are a perfect place to enjoy the show. May, 2011.
A close-up view of the main drop of Spokane Falls. May, 2011.
This statue (title and artist unknown) provides a great vantage point overlooking the main drop of Spokane Falls and a panoramic view of Downtown Spokane. It’s located in Riverfront Park. March, 2011.
The view from street level at the edge of the Monroe Street Bridge. March, 2011.
The view of Spokane Falls from the Monroe Street Bridge. March, 2011.
Not too many cities have water falls roaring through their downtown. Not too many cities offer gondola rides just above them. Spokane’s pretty dope. March, 2011.
In late fall, even after the rains set in, the Spokane River is at it’s lowest flow of the year, as seen in this November, 2003 photo. The natural area on the right has since been converted into a park.