Rivers


Woman on boat testing lake water

Protecting the health of our waterways

The Spokane River provides us all with clean and affordable electricity, and much more, including a home for fish, habitat for wildlife and opportunities for recreation

Man stocking fish in a reservoir

Fishing is a bit like a game of chance

Wouldn't you rather play when you know the odds are good?

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. 

Josh Stringfellow and his daughters, Ellie (left) and Kinsley (holding) enjoy the Pacific Northwest’s recreational opportunities.

Business as (not so) usual

Journeyman operator, Josh Stringfellow’s take on a 24/7/365 operation

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