The Palouse is a region of Washington.
- Spokane — largest city in eastern Washington and third-largest in the Pacific Northwest Region; capitol of Spokane County
- Colfax — capital of Whitman County
- Pullman — home of Washington State University
- Dayton — capitol of Columbia County
- Pomeroy — capitol of Garfield County
- Asotin — capitol of Asotin County
- Nez Perce National Historical Park - Since time immemorial, the Nimiipuu or Nez Perce have lived among the rivers, canyons and prairies of the inland northwest
- Hooper — Once thriving, now a ghost town. It was built by the McGregor Company based on the sheep-raising industry. In Whitman County, on the Palouse River just south of Highway 26, between Washtucna and Pampa.
For our purposes, the Palouse consists of Spokane, Whitman, Columbia, Garfield, and Asotin counties.
- The Snake River Canyon carries the Snake River through the Palouse from Lewiston, Idaho, through an arc northwest then southwest, and finally empties it into the Columbia River at Burbank, near Pasco.
- Spokane House Interpretive Center, 9711 W. Charles, Nine Mile Falls, WA, ☎ +1-(509) 465-5064, . summer: Sat 14-16h, Sun 10-16h, other times by arrangement. Telling the story of the oldest house in Washington state, and the Spokane Indians who lived here.
- Spokane Plains Battlefield Monument, Four Lakes, WA(at the north end of Electric Ave., just south of the freeway.). Marks the site of a battle on Sept 1, 1858 where the US military decisively defeated a confederation of the Spokanes, Couer d’Alenes, Yakamas, Palouses, and other tribes.
- Steptoe Battlefield, Rosalia, WA(From Seventh St., turn right onto Josephine Avenue, then turn right onto Summit Avenue to the park entrance.), . summer: 06:30h - dusk, winter: 08:00 - dusk. A small 4-acre site with a monolith, marking where on May 17, 1858 a small US Army detachment was defeated by a larger force of Spokane, Palouse and Coeur D'Alene Native Americans.
- Asotin County Museum, 215 Filmore Street, Asotin, ☎ +1-509-243-4659, . Exhibits about the county's history, including examples of various kinds of buildings, such as a schoolhouse and Nez Perce tepee.
This page was last edited at 07:18, on 21 September 2008 by Jim DeLaHunt. Based on work by M. Hogue and Evan Prodromou and Anonymous user(s) of Wikitravel.