Thrive Outdoors


Lake in the Woods Lodge

A treasure in the woods

The Lake of the Woods Resort has been a beloved destination since as far back as the 1920s

Assortment of painted rocks

Unexpected artwork that's hidden in plain sight

They call themselves “rockers” or sometimes “rock and rollers” and if you are fortunate you may already have found a piece of their artwork

View of river with trees

Ten Spokane River Recreational Opportunities to Explore and Enjoy

Visit some of the many natural wonders along the Spokane River

Antelope Lake. Looking out over the water with a blue sky and trees in the background

Local Treasures with Pia

My name is Pia and I will take you along on road trips and hikes that showcase some of the beauty and fun we have here in the Inland Northwest. 

Close up of fish

Showing love for our rivers

Avista team members and the great partners you’ll read about are finding new ways to keep our rivers clean and healthy