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									Connect-the-Spots: A Guide to Special Places in Latah County • Connect-                                   Connect-the-Spots: A Guide to Special Places in Latah County • Connect-the-Spots: A Guide to Special Places in Latah County • Connect-the-Spots: A Guide

Index                                                                                                     Welcome!                                                                                                                                                 University of Idaho Campus
Activities & Events:                                                                                         The next time you hear, “I’m bored. There’s nothing to do,” reach for Connect-the-Spots.                                                              Brochure and map of self-guided campus tour
UI-Community Programs                                                                                     Connect-the-Spots: A Guide to Special Places in Latah County is your family’s                                                                            available from New Student Services: 885-6163,
Moscow-Victorian Christmas, Ice                                                                           resource to the many non-commercial cultural, educational, and recreational opportunities for                                                  
Cream Social, Parks & Rec, Renais-
sance Fair, Kenworthy Theatre, Latah
                                                                                                          children and youth in Latah County. The opportunities listed in Connect-the-Spots are those
                                                                                                          that will educate and stimulate and are all regularly available within the borders of our very own                                                       Campus Recreation:
County Fair, Young People’s Art
                                                                                                          Latah County.                                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   885-6381 / email address:
Arts:                                                                                                        Organized by place, with an activities index on the back, Connect-the-Spots collects in one                                                           1. Nine-hole Frisbee golf course located around
UI-Idaho Repertory Theatre,                                                                               resource specific information about 85 recreational opportunities suitable for the entire family,                                                           Memorial Gymnasium, Swim Center, Physical
Ridenbaugh Art Gallery                  Genesee-Memorial, Kiddie, Upper                                                                                                                                                                                               Education Building and the College of
                                                                                                          including an activity or site description, location, cost, and date. Also included is contact informa-
UI Off Campus-Prichard Art Gallery      City                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Education building; course available on
Moscow-Moscow Arts Commission,                                                                            tion for the organization associated with the site or activity, including email and website ad-
                                        Deary-City                                                                                                                                                                                                                    handout
Rendezvous for Kids                     Troy-City                                                         dresses, where available.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   2. Swim Center located in Physical Education
Biking:                                 Kendrick-City, Travis                                                  Connect-the-Spots, a production of the Latah County Historical Society, was made                                                                       Building: fee
Moscow-Paradise Path, Chipman
County-Latah Trail
                                        Bovill-Caroline’s, East City
                                        County-Robinson, Bateson-Hylton,
                                        Blue Lagoon, Virgil Phillips
                                                                              Connect-the-Spots:          possible by a grant from the Latah County Community Foundation. An online version of
                                                                                                                                                                Connect-the-Spots can be found at
                                                                                                                                                                the historical society’s website, http:/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   3. Tennis courts: Administration Lawn and behind
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Memorial Gymnasium. During the winter,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      courts are set up in the Kibbie Dome.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   4. Weights and exercise equipment: Student
County-Robinson Park
State of Idaho-Spring Valley, Moose
                                        State of Idaho-Spring Valley, Moose
                                        Creek, McCroskey
                                        Federal Govt-Laird
                                                                              A Guide to Special Places                                                To update or
                                                                                                                                                                add information to Connect-the-
                                                                                                                                                                Spots, or to request additional copies,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Recreation Center (SRC): fee for faculty/staff/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      public, Memorial Gymnasium and Kibbie
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Dome: no fee for faculty, staff, students
Creek, McCroskey
Federal Govt-Giant White Pine, Little
Boulder, Laird
                                        UI-Guy Wicks
                                        Moscow-Oylear, Lena Whitmore,
                                                                                      in Latah County                                                           please contact the Latah County
                                                                                                                                                                Historical Society at 208-882-1004 or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   5. Guy Wicks Field, natural grass field complex
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      located on western edge of campus: five softball
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      fields, one baseball field, one rugby field, one
Driving:                                McDonald, Russell, West Park                                                                                                                                                                                                  recreational soccer field, and one varsity field.
County- Palouse Country tour, White     County-Deary-Nelson Activity Field
Pine Drive                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Arboretums:
                                        Science/Natural History:                                                                                                                                                                                         ,
Golf:                                   UI-Arboretum and Botanical Garden,
UI-Golf Course, Frisbee Golf Course
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   885-5978 /
                                        Shattuck Arboretum, W.F. Barr
                                                                                                                                                               Hwy 95                                  NORTH                                                       1. Arboretum and Botanical Garden: 63-acre site
                                        Entomology Museum                                                                             Mary Minerva
Gyms:                                                                                                                                 McCrosky                                                                                                                        located south of the President’s residence on
                                        UI Off Campus-Experimental Forest,                                                            State Park
UI-SRC, Memorial Gym, Kibbie Dome                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Nez Perce Drive.
                                        Pinestia-Guernsey                                                                                                                                         Giant White Pine
Moscow-Hamilton Indoor Rec Center                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Charles Houston Shattuck Arboretum, located
                                        Moscow-Brink Nature Park,
Hiking:                                 Community Garden                                                                                                                                                                                                              west of Administration Building

County-Idlers Rest, Robinson Park                                                                                                                                       Harvard                                                                                    University of Idaho Golf Course:
                                        Skating/Skateboarding:                                                                                   Potlatch                                        Laird Park
State of Idaho-Spring Valley, Moose                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
                                        Moscow-Palouse Ice Rink, Moscow                                                       y9
                                                                                                                                  5                Hwy 6
Creek, McCroskey                                                                                                           Hw
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   885-6171 /
                                        Skate Park                                                                                                                                                                             Moose
Federal Govt-Giant White Pine, Little                                                                                                                                                                                          Creek
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Res.                                72-par course located on southwestern edge of
Boulder, Laird                          Swimming:                                                                                                                                                                                                Bovill
                                        UI-Swim Center                                                                Viola
                                                                                                                          Virgil Phillips County Park
History:                                Moscow-Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics                                                                                                                                            Deary                                             Idaho Repertory Theatre:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Hwy 3/8
Moscow-McConnell Mansion                Center                                                                                            Idlers Rest                       Spring Valley Res.                                                           
                                                                                                                                                        Big Meadow
Museum, Appaloosa Museum                Kendrick-City Park                                                                                              Rec Area                                                               Little Boulder                      885-5182 /
Kendrick-Lewis & Clark Kiosk            Potlatch-Upper Park                                               Bill Chipman                         Robinson Park               Troy                                                                                    IRT for Youth (IRT-Y): performances for children
                                                                                                          Palouse Trail

Libraries:                              Tennis:                                                                                                                Hwy 8
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and youth; fee
                                                                                                                           Moscow              Latah Trail
County-Latah County Library District    UI-Admin Lawn, PEB, Kibbie Dome

                                                                                                                                                                                                         Hwy 3
                                                                                                                           University of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Community Programs:
                                        Moscow-Junior High, Ghormley                                                                                                                                                                                     
Moscow-Lieuallen; Anderson;             Walking/Jogging:                                                                                                                          Hwy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   885-2347 /
Berman Creekside, East City, Eggan,     UI-Campus tour                                                                          y9
                                                                                                                                      5                                                             Kendrick
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Courses and programs for children and youth,
Eastgate, Friendship Square,            Moscow-Downtown tour, Residential                                                                                                  Juliaetta                                 This map for illustration purposes only.      including Kids College, Mom or Dad & Me, Youth
Ghormley, Jim Lyle/Rotary, Kiwanis/     tour, Junior High track, Paradise                                                                                                                                            Please consult a road map for distances       Outdoors, and Swim Classes; fee
Hordemann Pond, Lena Whitmore,          Path, Chipman Trail, Latah Trail                                                                  Genesee                                                                    and road types.
Mountain View                           County-Idler’s Rest, Potlatch
                                                                                                          Photos courtesy of UI College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Idaho Repertory Theatre, Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute, Appaloosa Museum
Potlatch-Scenic Six, Middle, Upper      Neighborhoods tour, Kendrick’s                                    and Heritage Center, Moscow Arts Commission, Latah County Historical Society, and Geoff Crimmins, Moscow-Pullman Daily News.
                                        Corkill Memorial Trail
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W.F. Barr Entomology Museum: room 136,               Appaloosa Museum and Heritage Center:
                                                                                                           9. Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center: 830 North            Moscow Parks and Rec:                                                      Driving tour brochure and          2. East City Park: picnic area, baseball field,
E.J. Iddings Agricultural Science Building , 2720 West Pullman
                                                                                                              Mountain View. 882-7665 Swimming pools,                                                    map: see Latah County                 restrooms.
885-7079 /                      Road, Moscow
                                                                                                              water slides, and other aquatic activities,         index.asp                                                                  Historical Society
No fee but visits are by appointment.                882-5578, x 279 /
                                                                                                              including swimming lessons. Fee. June- Sept.        883-7085                                                                                                      County Parks:
                                                     Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 10:00 – 5:00 and                                                              Activities brochure mailed to
Ridenbaugh Student Art Gallery:                                                                            10. Hamilton Indoor Recreation Center: directly                                                                                     City of Potlatch 875-0708
                                                     Saturday, 10:00 – 4:00.                                                                                      Moscow homes four times/year.                                                                           east of Aquatics Center, 883-7085. Open Spring                                                                                   1. A Walking Tour of             883-5709 /
                                                     1. Christmas Open House: Santa arrives riding an
885-6043                                                                                                      2004, Gym sports, multi-purpose room. Fees for                                                                                   Potlatch Neighborhoods           1. Robinson Park, four miles east of Moscow:
                                                        Appaloosa on the first Saturday in December,
                                                                                                              classes only.                                       Moscow – Miscellaneous                                                   brochure available for small fee        volleyball court, playground, open areas,
                                                        10:00 – 12:00 noon.
                                                                                                           11. Joseph Street Fields: corner of Joseph and         Paradise Path: 1.47-mile non-                                        from Latah County Historical Society,       walking trails.
UI~Off Campus                                             Palouse-Clearwater Environmental
                                                                                                              Mountain View: softball and general recreation.
                                                                                                           12. Kiwanis Park/Hordemann Pond, D and
                                                                                                                                                                  motorized trail between downtown Moscow
                                                                                                                                                                  and UI campus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   882-1004 /            2. Bateson-Hylton Park, downtown Harvard.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Scenic Six Park, 125 Sixth Street: RV sites,         3. Blue Lagoon Park, six miles west of Bovill
Locations in                                            , 882-1444 /                    Eisenhower, 2.75-acre park with open play area,     Bill Chipman Palouse Trail: 7-mile non-                  covered picnic area, baseball field, playground,     4. Virgil Phillips County Park:
Latah County:                                           
                                                                  1. Carol Ryrie Brink Nature Park,
                                                                                                              covered picnic shelter, picnic area, playground,
                                                                                                              and restrooms.
                                                                                                                                                                  motorized trail connecting Moscow and Pullman            and walking paths.                                      pamp/pampnew/pfarmhome.htm: 160-acre site
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   five miles north of Moscow specifically for use by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. Middle Park: open play area, basketball courts,
UI Prichard Art Gallery,                                          located near Sixth and Mountain          13. Jim Lyle/Rotary Park, F and Orchard,2.14-acre      Palouse Ice Rink:                 restrooms, and tennis courts.                           children for the purpose of natural history
414/416 South Main Street,                                        View Road.                                  park with open play area, picnic area, and          882-7188 / Latah County Fairgrounds: 1021 Harold                                                                 exploration.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Upper Park: swimming pool and covered picnic
Moscow, 885-3586                                                  2. Moscow Community Garden,                 playground.                                         Street. Public skating, figure skating and hockey.       shelter. Fee to use pool.                            State of Idaho:
                                                                  1050 West C Street: available to         14.Lena Whitmore Park, Third and Cleveland, 3-         Latah County Fair:            5. White Pine Drive: scenic byway along S.H. 6          1. Spring Valley Reservoir:
University of Idaho
                                                               anyone wishing to grow organic                 acre park with open play area, covered picnic       883-5722 /, Latah County               with views of old growth timber and access to           fishgame: 296-acre recreation area near Troy
Experimental Forest:
                                                           flowers or food                                    shelter, playground, restrooms, and basketball      Fairgrounds: 1021 Harold Street. Held the second         national recreational trails.                           surrounds the 55-acre fishing reservoir with
                                                                                                              court.                                              week of September: exhibits, events, and entertain-                                                              restrooms, picnic tables, fishing docks, covered
885-5078 / email:                   City Parks and Playfields:                                                                                                                                       City of Genesee 285-1621
Within the Experimental Forest is Big Meadow                                                               15. Moscow Skate Park, just east of Eggan Youth        ment                                                                                                             picnic shelter.
                                                                                                                                                                       1. Memorial Park, Fir and Laurel: RV sites
Recreation Area, roughly four miles northwest of                                                              Center                                                                                                                                                            2. Moose Creek Park:
                                                     883-7085                                                                                                     Kenworthy Theatre:                  2. Kiddie Park, Walnut and Laurel: playground,
Troy off Big Meadow Road. Open for hiking,           1. Almon Asbury Lieuallen Park, Residence and         16.Mountain View Park, north on Mountain View                                                                                                                           three miles west of Bovill: 30-acre site with
                                                                                                              Road, 16-acre park with open play areas,            882-4127 /, 508 South Main St.           picnic shelter, tennis courts.
mountain biking, cross-country skiing. College of       Lieuallen, 1.57-acre park with open play area,                                                                                                                                                                             fishing reservoir with restrooms.
                                                                                                              covered picnic shelter, picnic area, playground,    Summer film series for children and youth, weekly     3. Upper City Park: ball fields, basketball courts,
Natural Resources also maintains an outdoor             picnic area, and playground.                                                                                                                                                                                            3. Mary Minerva McCroskey State Park,
                                                                                                              restrooms, football field, soccer field, baseball   on Wednesdays                                            walking trails.
classroom open to the public: Pinestia-Guernsey, a   2. Anderson Frontier Park, West Palouse River                                                                                                                                                                       
47.5 acre site north of Princeton off Hatter Creek                                                            fields, and basketball court.                       Renaissance Fair:              City of Deary 877-1582                                     30 miles north of Moscow: 5300-acre park
                                                        Drive, 4.6-acre park with open play area,
Road.                                                   covered picnic shelter, picnic area, playground,   17. Oylear Playfields (Eggan Youth Center): 1515       882-1800 / East City Park                             1. Deary City Park, Main Street: covered picnic            features 18-mile Skyline Drive which gives
                                                        and basketball court.                                 D Street: soccer and general recreation.            Celebration with crafts, events, and entertainment       shelter and playground.                                 access to 32 miles of multipurpose trails. Fees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   for shelter use and firewood permit.
Moscow                                               3. Berman Creekside Park, 338 Styner Avenue,          Moscow Arts Commission:                                held first weekend in May                             2. Nelson Activity Field, Division and Fifth:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           baseball field, playground, and basketball
Latah County Historical Society:                        4.17-acre park with open play area and picnic                      Rendezvous for Kids:,                                                                     Federal Government:
                                                        area.                                              883-7036 /                      East City Park, Two-day arts festival held third         courts.                                              U.S. Forest Service/Palouse Ranger District:
882-1004 /                     4. Eggan Youth Center, 1515 D Street:                 1. Youth Choir performs year-round, fee.               weekend in July.                                      City of Troy 835-2741                                             875-1131: Potlatch Ranger Station.
McConnell Mansion Museum: 110 South Adams                  2. Young People’s Arts Festivals, held twice yearly                                                          1. Troy City Park, western entrance                                    1. Giant White Pine Campground, off
                                                        883-7085 Offers recreational opportunities for
Centennial Annex: 327 East Second Street
1. Brochure and map: A Walking Tour of                  youth including an indoor facility with pool
                                                                                                              for children grades 1 through 6
                                                                                                           3. Third Street Gallery, second and third floors of
                                                                                                                                                                  Latah County                                             to town on S.H. 8: play area,                                            White Pine Drive on Scenic Byway
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Highway 6: recreational area
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           baseball fields, basketball
   Downtown Moscow, small fee.                          tables, table tennis, foosball, video games, and      City Hall, 206 East Third Street, exhibits works    Latah Trail:                courts.                                                                   with campsites and hiking trails.
2. Brochure and map: A Walking Tour of                  an outdoor basketball court.                          of local and regional artists.                                                                                                                          Open Memorial Day through
                                                     5. East City Park, Third and Hayes, 7.04-acre park                                                           Non-motorized trail, running parallel to S.H. 8,      City of Kendrick 289-5157                                                    Labor Day. Fee to camp.
   Residential Moscow, small fee.                                                                          Moscow School District:
                                                        with open play areas, covered picnic shelter,                                                             between Moscow and Troy                               1. Kendrick City Park, Sixth                                                 2. Little Boulder Campground,
3. McConnell Mansion Museum, 110 South                                                           
                                                        playground, restrooms, volleyball court,                                                                                                                           and Main: swimming pool,                                                  three miles west of Helmer via
   Adams. Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 1:00 – 4:00                                                           Superintendent’s Office: 882-1120                      Latah County Library District:
                                                        basketball court, and horseshoe pits.                                                                                                                              covered picnic shelter,                                                 S.H. 8: recreational area with
   October through April and 1:00 – 5:00 May                                                               1. Tennis courts on north side of D Street across
                                                     6. Eastgate Park, Nez Perce and Kamiaken, 1.75-                                                                                                                       playground. Fee to use pool.                                        campsites and hiking trails. Open
   through September: exhibits and treasure hunts                                                             from Eggan Youth Center                             882-3925 - Headquarters
                                                        acre park with open play area, picnic area, and                                                                                                                 2. Eddie Corkill Memorial Trail.                                   Memorial Day through Labor Day. Fee to
   for children and youth                                                                                  2. Running track on south side of F Street             Storytimes for toddlers and children are held at
                                                        playground.                                                                                                                                                     3. Travis Park, Main and A: RV sites.                         camp.
4. Driving tour brochure and map: The Palouse                                                                     3. Lena Whitmore Elementary School: 110         each district library, Bovill, Deary, Genesee,
                                                     7. Friendship Square, Fourth and Main,                                                                                                                             4. Lewis & Clark Kiosk: City Park, Sixth and Main.      3. Laird Park, three miles east of Harvard:
   Country: A Tour of Discovery through                                                                                S. Blaine                                  Juliaetta, Moscow, Potlatch, Troy.
   Whitman & Latah Counties, no charge                  downtown park with picnic area and                                                                                                                              City of Juliaetta 276-7791                                 recreational area with campsites, multi-use
                                                        playground.                                                        4. McDonald Elementary School:         Idlers Rest Nature Preserve:                                                                                     trails, picnic areas, fishing and swimming
5. Victorian Christmas Open House: second                                                                                   2323 East D Street                                                                          1. Centennial Park, Main Street: playground,
   Saturday in December, 1:00-4:00 p.m.              8. Ghormley Park, Third and                                                                                                                                                                 areas. Fee to camp.
                                                                                                                            5. Russell Elementary School: 119                                                              baseball fields, covered picnic shelter, restrooms
   McConnell Mansion Museum                             Home, 10.54-acre park with open                                                                           Privately-owned property north of Moscow
                                                        play area, covered picnic shelter,                                  N. Adams                              managed by Palouse Land Trust. Walking/hiking         City of Bovill 826-3603
6. Ice Cream Social and Chautauqua: Summer-                                                                                 6. West Park Elementary School:
                                                        playground, restrooms, tennis                                                                             trails through 35 acres. Follow Idlers Rest Road      1. Caroline’s Park: gazebo, covered picnic shelter,
   time family event                                                                                                        510 Home
                                                        courts, baseball field, basketball                                                                        from where it begins at the northern end of              tennis courts, playground.
                                                        court, and horseshoes pits.                                                                               Mountain View Road.

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