Fishtrap Loop - Public Lands Day Work Party


Free for REI Members

Free for non-members

Registration not required


  • Instructor Bureau Land Management

Celebrate National Public Lands with the Bureau of Land Management to construct a new trail system giving hikers, equestrians and bikers access to the wonders of Fishtrap Lake. Have fun, work hard & make a difference! No experience necessary. Fishtrap Lake is a BLM recreation area west of Spokane that has a beautiful lake with impressive lakeshore cliffs, giant whirlpool holes carved in rock and upland shrub steppe. This is a great area to hike in the fall, winter and spring.The work party consists of a hike to the project site, expected to be 2-4 miles round trip over flat or gently rolling terrain.The Fishtrap Loop trail is a new trail system that will encompass an 8 mile loop that includes 6 miles of brand new trail and 2 miles of upgraded existing trail. Tasks include brushing and clearing segments of existing trail with hand tools. Registration is not required to participate. Questions: contact Spokane BLM Outdoor Recreation Planner Steve Smith at or (509) 536-1219.

    Map image of BLM Fishtrap Area - South Loop Trailhead Parking Lot

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    Schedule:Registration (South Loop Trailhead Parking Lot): 8:00 8:45 am.Safety presentation: 8:45 9:00 am.Tool gather: 9:00 9:15 am.Travel to sites + work: 9:15 am 12:45 pm.Lunch/giveaways (South Loop Trailhead Parking Lot): 1:00 2:30 pm.