Welcome to Fishtrap Recreation Area!
Step into the past and explore more than 8,000 acres of beautiful landscapes including an old farmstead and habitats ranging
from forest and shrub-steppe to grass and wetlands. The historic Folsom Farm demonstrates how the landscape was converted
into small farms, ranches and communities beginning in the late 1800’s. Displays tell the history of farm life. Enjoy the chance
to study numerous species of birds and wildlife, picnic, backpack, horseback ride, mountain bike, or hunt throughout the entire
Fishtrap area. Fishing for stocked rainbow trout is popular at Fishtrap Lake and during the winter at Hog Canyon Lake.
Know before you go
Entire area is open year round. There are no fees.
There are no facilities or services available with the exception of one
vault toilet at Folsom Farm.
Both lakes have concrete boat l aunches maintained by Washington
Department of Fish and Wildlife (paid in advance parking permit from WDFW
Fishtrap is just a 30-mile drive southwest of Spokane, Washington. From Interstate 90, take Exit
254, and then travel east for 1.75 miles to access the public lands.
point of interest
1103 N Fancher Rd,
Spokane, WA 99212
The Great Missoula Ice Age Floods that
scoured the region more than 12,000 years
ago carved out this unique landscape.
Photo by Leslie Kehmeier, IMBA