Post Falls ID and Q’emiln Park

Welcome to the Inland Northwest! Surrounded by gorgeous mountains and forests of ponderosa pine, and lying beside the dramatic rushing Spokane River, the town of Post Falls, ID, welcomes you! An authentic mill town with breathtaking natural beauty and rich history, Post Falls is a gateway for your North Idaho journey. Each season offers another phenomenal escape. Post Falls provides prime lodging, fine dining, premier golfing, and a host of nearby attractions for every interest and all seasons. Whether it’s for a weekend or an extended vacation, don’t wait to wander into our charming town. Check out these recommendations from a Post Falls chiropractor!

The history of post falls

The city of Post Falls is named after Frederick Post, a German immigrant who constructed a lumber mill along the Spokane River in 1871 on land he purchased from Andrew Seltice, Chief of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe. The purchase of the land is preserved in a pictograph on a granite cliff in Treaty Rock park.

No matter what time of year your visit, Post Falls enjoys four distinct seasons, with temperatures ranging in the 80s in mid-summer to low teens during the winter, so you’ll be sure to enjoy a beautiful seasonal visit. As of 2020, the population of Post Falls is over 38,000 people and growing. Idaho is the fastest-growing state in the country in population, with people from all over the country looking to relocate and retire in the amazing Northwest.

Activities for you and your family

Nestled between Coeur d’Alene to the east, the state of Washington to the west, the Spokane River to the south, and the Rathdrum prairie to the north, Post Falls is the western gateway to Idaho for travelers along Interstate 90. Visitors have an array of activities to choose from, including hiking, rock climbing, cycling, camping, swimming and water sports, zip-lining, golfing, dams, sight-seeing, and so much more. It is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream!

Q'emiln Park

If you’re looking for a place to visit in Post Falls that offers an assortment of fun, Q’emiln Park offers enjoyment for multiple activities. Whether you’re looking to swim near the beach, take the boat out for inner tubing or fishing, go hiking or rock climbing, or just have a family picnic at the shelter and let the kids play on the playground, it’s a great choice for everyone! Q’emiln located south of the Spokane River at the end of the Spokane Street Bridge.

Pronounced “ka-mee-lin” this 78.5-acre park features a guarded swimming beach, boat launch, BBQ pits, picnic shelters, horseshoe pits, volleyball courts, concession stand, restrooms, and access to the Post Falls Community Forest and Q’emiln Climbing Walls. There are 2 small covered shelters (the Gazebo & Picnic Shelter), a large covered Grand Pavilion, a grassy area and the Trailhead Event Center that are available for reservation. A fantastic park for every occasion.

With its natural beauty and rich history, Post Falls is a must-see stop on the highway to adventure in North Idaho. It is located just off I-90, between Spokane and Coeur d’Alene, and “Idaho’s River City” is simply brimming with outdoor recreational fun! So stop by and visit!