The 5.1 mile Appleway Trail begins at University Road and continues east toward Liberty Lake.
The trail is non-motorized and designed to provide all-abilities access for pedestrians, bicyclists and other users. Amenities include:
The Appleway Trail was completed with funding acquired from federal and state grants, and dedicated city funds. This includes:
After the Milwaukee rail track was removed many years ago, the right of way remained undeveloped and was held in reserve for future transportation needs by Spokane County. In 2012, the city secured a collaborative agreement with the county that allowed for development of a paved shared-use path through the property.
The first section of trail was completed in 2015 with subsequent sections following per the city's ability to secure funding.
In addition to its economic impact, the trail offers numerous other benefits:
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The Appleway Trail is managed by the city's Parks and Recreation Department and is one of several parks and trails located in Spokane Valley. Residents can subscribe to receive email updates about development and activities along the Appleway Trail. For more information, call 720-5000.