Things to do In Moscow

Things to do in Moscow, Idaho

Whether you are living here or just planning to visit, it is not hard to find things to do in Moscow, ID but sometimes it is nice to have a resource for the possibilities to choose from.

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  1. Moscow Farmers Market – Seriously – the best farmers market in a 100 mile radius – go!
  2. Swing Devils of the Palouse – Fun social dance club with mostly swing era styles of music and live bands with the occasional formal dance mixed into the song lists.
  3. Moscow Artwalk in June
  4. Entertainment in the Park is an event that takes place every Thursday in June at Moscow’s East City Park. Each evening’s program features children’s entertainment at 6:00 p.m. followed by musical performances beginning at 7:00 p.m.
  5. Latah County Fair
  6. Comedy Night at the Best Western Plus
  7. UI Climbing Wall
  8. Rendezvous in the Park
  9. Defy Trampoline Park
  10. Check out the Third Street Gallery for art exhibitions
  11. Hamilton Indoor Recreation Center
  12. Hamilton Lowe Aquatics Center
  13. Eggan Youth Center – events and activities for youth
  14. 1912 Center – see their calendar of events
  15. Appaloosa Museum
  16. Auditorium Chamber Music Series
  17. Washington- Idaho Symphony
  18. Idaho Reparatory Theater
  19. Kenworthy Performing Arts Center
  20. Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival
  21. Moscow Community Theater
  22. Nuart Theater
  23. Palouse Hills Pottery
  24. Prichard Art Gallery
  25. Reflections Gallery
  26. Ridenbaugh Art Gallery
  27. The McConell Mansion Museum
  28. Palouse Ice Rink
  29. Try Fondo on the Palouse biking tours
  30. Wild at Art – art and pottery making
  31. Palouse Empire Gymnastics

Shopping in Moscow

There is no shortage of fun stores to discover in Moscow. To find them, visit the Moscow Chamber of Commerce.

Food and Drink

Moscow has a great variety of eating options, but here are those locations that are unique to Moscow.

  1. Sangria
  2. Red Bento
  3. Paradise Grille and Cafe
  4. Seasons Public House
  5. Varsity Diner
  6. Bucer’s Coffeehouse Pub
  7. LocoGrinz Hawaiian BBQ
  8. Lodgepole
  9. Humble Burger
  10. Mingles Bar and Grille
  11. Mela Bangladesh Cuisine
  12. Tapped – Taphouse and Kitchen
  13. Sliced Taphouse
  14. Mad Greek
  15. Café Artista
  16. Moscow Bagel and Deli
  17. Bloom
  18. La Casa Lopez
  19. Breakfast Club
  20. Palouse Juice
  21. Panhandle Cone and Coffee
  22. Mikey’s Greek Gyros
  23. One World Café
  24. Moscow Food Co-op
  25. Chang Sing Restaurant
  26. Moscow Alehouse
  27. Youngs Alley
  28. Gambino’s
  29. Nectar Restaurant and Wine
  30. Maialina Pizzerina Napoletana
  31. Le Petit Café Fleuri
  32. Karma Indian Cuisine
  33. Wingers
  34. Iron Wok

Moscow Parks and Trails

With parks as small as 0.9 acres and up to 16 acres, Moscow has an enormous collection of city parks. The parks include picnic, bbq and restroom facilities but sometimes they have a special attraction for you to enjoy.

  1. Almon Asbury Lieuallen Park – come here to see one of Moscow’s best views of the Mountain
  2. Alturas park
  3. Anderson Frontier Park- includes wetlands areas and a small pond
  4. Berman Creekside Park- great for winter sledding and spring/ summer gardens
  5. Dog Park
  6. East City Park
  7. Ghormley Park – 10.5 acre park with large mature trees
  8. Herons Hideout Park- located along along Paradise path following Paradise Creek is this observation deck for bird watchers and nature lovers
  9. Indian Hills Park- playgrounds for ages 2-12 and ADA accessible
  10. Itani Park
  11. Jim Lyle Rotary Park
  12. Kiwanis Park- Park includes a stocked pond and home to an annual fishing derby
  13. Lena Whitmore Park
  14. Lillian Woodworth Otness Park – Path along Hog creek and playground for ages 2-5
  15. Mountain View Park – 16 acres located on the banks of Palouse Creek with playgrounds
  16. Skate Park
  17. Triangle Park
  18. Bill Chapman Palouse Trail – This flat and easy paved trail leads 7.5  miles each way from Moscow to Pullman. Try this trail for walking, biking or skating.
  19. UI Arboretum
  20. Virgil Phillips Farm Park – 160 acres with two ponds , hiking trails
  21. Palouse- Clearwater Environmental Institute – 1+ mile trails through conservation areas and wetlands

Camping, Parks, Trails and Things to do Near Moscow

  1. Headwaters Trail – 5 miles
  2. East Moscow Mountain – 4.2 miles
  3. Idlers Rest Nature Preserve – 1.3 miles
  4. Nemesis, Jump Trail, Lafortunes Flight Loop – 4.6 miles
  5. Paradise Ridge – 3.6 miles
  6. Moose Marbles and Wagon Trail to Southside Loop Trail – 10 miles
  7. Spring Valley Reservoir County Park – 1.7 miles with camping and stocked fishing area
  8. Potlatch Canyon Trail – 5.5 miles
  9. Elk Creek Falls – 2.6 miles
  10. Ed Corkill Memorial Trail – 10.5 miles along rail beds from Kendrick to Julieatta
  11. Robinson Park – Latah County – Hiking, play areas along a creek.
  12. Scenic 6 Park – Tent camping in Potlatch, ID
  13. Little Boulder Campground – South of Helmer, ID
  14. Moose Creek Campground – On the Moose Creek Reservoir in Bovill, ID includes camping and stocked fishing area
  15. Elk Creek Campground – Near Elk River reservoir and recreation area
  16. Dworshak State Park – Camping, hiking, fishing, marina on the Dworshak Reservoir
  17. Hells Gate State Park – Explore the Snake River Canyon with 4 trails to choose from ranging from 2.4-6.2 miles and a variety of camping including  tent, RV, and cabin sites.
  18. Salmon River Experience – Riggins, ID
  19. Lindsey Creek Vineyards – Lewiston, ID
  20. Colter’s Creek Winery – Julietta, ID

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