Pend Oreille River Tourism Alliance
Follow our back roads and country lanes to outdoor adventure. And not a single stop light. On the trip from Newport (the County Seat) to Metaline Falls … keep looking up to see the bald eagles, great blue heron, Tundra swans …You could paddle your kayak or canoe on the Pend Oreille River Water Trail should driving not suit your mood. Take a tour of Gardner Cave outside of Metaline – it’s near Boundary Dam and about 200 yards from Canada. Ione is home to the restored Tour Train run by the Lions Club. Great ride with a stop on the Box Canyon Dam. Guaranteed to get your heart rate up. Usk is home to the Kalispel Tribe of Indians and a herd of buffalo. The Kalispel Tribe hosts a stellar Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza for the entire county – open to all at no charge. So take a break and have some fun here!