Parks Of Spokane, Washington A United States City
A park is an area of natural, semi-natural or planted space set aside for human enjoyment and recreation or for the protection of wildlife or natural habitats. It may consist of grassy areas, rocks, soil and trees, but may also contain buildings and other artifacts such as monuments, fountains or playground structures. [from wikipedia]
High Bridge Park (Peoples' Park) Manito Park Riverfront Park
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Manito Park One of the Parks Of Spokane, Washington A United States City

The park was originally a public recreation area called Montrose Park. In 1903 its name was changed to Manito, said to mean Spirit of Nature in the Algonquian language. A park commission was formed in 1907 with annual funding, and in 1913 the famed Olmsted Brothers firm completed their landscaping plans for Spokane parks, including Manito Park. The Park was at one time a zoo until 1932 when the zoo closed down because of the lack of funding during the Great Depression. [from wikipedia]

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High Bridge Park (Peoples' Park) One of the Parks Of Spokane, Washington A United States City

High Bridge Park is a 200-acre public park located at Riverside Ave. and A St. in Latah Valley, Spokane, Washington. It is open daily, without charge. Latah Creek runs along the eastern boundary of the park. The valley carved by the creek is crossed by three bridges carrying Interstate 90, Sunset Highway and a railroad. These bridges cross above the southern portion of the park. [from wikipedia]

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Riverfront Park Spokane, Washington A United States City

Riverfront Park is a public park in downtown Spokane, Washington. The 100 acre park is located along the Spokane River containing the upper Spokane Falls and just upstream from the lower falls. It was created for Expo '74, a World's Fair event. The defining feature of the park is the Pavilion, which is marked by a 145-foot-tall (44 m) metal frame and wire shell that formed the US Pavilion tent during Expo '74. [from wikipedia]

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