The visually rich Palouse region, with its beautiful rolling fields, was created eons ago by floods during the Ice Age. These floods cut and shaped the Palouse Falls, the Palouse River Canyon and the Snake River. View a spectacular 198 ft waterfall from Palouse Falls State Park on the Palouse River. Learn more about the The Palouse region »
Try your luck fishing or boating in Granite Lake formed when the Snake River was dammed. Nearby on the Snake River you can enjoy white water rafting, along with fishing for rainbow trout, small- mouth bass, or trophy-size steelheads. Steptoe Butte State Park provides a wonderful panoramic view of the Palouse from a rise more than one thousand feet above the Palouse River Canyon. Also nearby is the 1858 Steptoe Battlefield and Monument which marks the site of the last Indian victory over the U.S. Army in the northwest.
The town of Dayton is rich with history having 117 buildings listed on the national registry, three historical districts, along with the county seat and the oldest depot and courthouse in the state.
In Uniontown visit a 19th century gothic church and historic barn fenced with more than 1,000 wagon wheels and an old fashioned saloon.
Drive along the Forgotten Trail (U.S. route 12), which will take you along the path Lewis and Clark used as they reached Clarkson in October of 1805.