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Avista Dam at Falls Park

Falls Park is located west of Spokane Street, off 4th Avenue.
This 22-acre park includes three covered shelters, accessible paved pathways, historical interpretive signs, picnic shelters, restrooms a playground, and scenic views of the dam and gorge. An ADA compliant swing, designed for children with motor skill disabilities. The swing has a heavy-duty reclining seat, and can be transferred into easily from a wheel chair for up to 225 lbs.
The centerpiece of the park is a fishing pond great for kids and anglers with special needs. Anglers can easily fish the small pond from a fishing bridge, shore or fishing platforms. (Idaho Dept. of Fish & Game regulations apply – anyone over the age of 14 must have a license to legally fish. If they are not Idaho residents they must be accompanied by a licensed fisherman.)
From the Dept. of Fish & Game – information on fishing seasons and rules, when the pond is stocked and more
This is a great park for birthday parties or other small gatherings.
Dogs allowed on a leash.

Address: 305 W. 4th Avenue

Park Reservation Form & Fee Schedule


  • Barbecue grills
  • Benches
  • Fishing
  • Picnic
  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Scenic Views
  • Shelter
  • Trails/pathway

Rainbow Over the Falls
Avista Bridge on the Spokane River
Avista Bridge at Falls Park
The Avista Dam at the Falls in the Spring
The Fishing Pond at Falls Park
Fishing Day event at Falls Park
Falls Park Playground Falls Park walking path