About Moscow/Pullman

The Moscow-Pullman area is home to the University of Idaho and Washington State University, the only two land grant universities located less than 10 miles apart, offering a community rich in culture, education, and recreational opportunities.

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Arts & Entertainment

Outdoor Recreation

  • Biking, Walking, and Roller-blading along the Palouse Trail System - 39 miles of paved trails, connecting Troy, Idaho to Pullman, Washington through downtown Moscow, Idaho
  • Golfing 18-holes at the USGA-rated University of Idaho, Palouse Ridge Golf Club, or Airway Hills Miniature Golf and Driving Range. (Golf packages are available with five of our area's courses.)
  • Hamilton – Lowe Aquatic Center – outdoor pool with water slides
  • Hiking at Kamiak and Steptoe Buttes, Elk River Falls or Cedar Grove Botanical Area
  • Mountain Biking on scenic Moscow Mountain (bicycle rentals are available)
  • Jet boating and Dinner Cruises on the Snake River
  • Chartered Fishing Trips
  • Rafting on the Salmon or Snake Rivers – up to class 5 rapids
  • The University of Idaho Arboretum - all-season landscaped arboretum, 63 acres of ornamental trees, shrubs and flowers, adjacent to the UI Golf Course.
  • Skating at the new Parks Activity Recreation Center (formerly Palouse Ice Rink)
  • Nez Perce National Historic Park & Visitor Center

Historical/Cultural Opportunities

  • Museum Tours at the Appaloosa Horse Museum and McConnell Mansion
  • Guided historic Lewis and Clark Trail Adventures
  • Touring St. Boniface Catholic Church – Washington’s First Consecrated Church, built in 1904
  • Touring the Nez Perce National Historical Park & Visitor Center

Wineries & Breweries


  • The Palouse Mall (over 60 shops and services) is located adjacent to the University Inn
  • Eastside Marketplace – theater complex and several unique shops
  • Farmer’s Market – Every Saturday 8:00am-1:00pm May through October featuring fresh flowers, fruit, vegetables, plants, live music, arts and crafts
  • Downtown Moscow with unique area shops, services, and dining


Moscow-Pullman residents and visitors enjoy a relatively mild climate. The average temperature in the summer ranges between 70-85 degrees with only a few days reaching the low 90s. Winter continues with moderate temperatures and an average range of 25-35 degrees with only the rare day below zero.



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