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, Roller-blading along the Palouse Trail System - 39 miles of paved trails, connecting Troy, Idaho to Pullman, Washington through downtown Moscow, Idaho
  • Golfing at the USGA rated University of Idaho 18-hole golf course or Palouse Ridge, the Palouse's newest course. (Golf packages 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
  • University of Idaho Arboretum - all-season landscaped arboretum, 63 acres of ornamental trees, shrubs and flowers, adjacent to the UI Golf Course.
  • Ice Skating at the 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

Area Tours & Adventures

  • Winery & Brewery Tours - Design your own tour of our area's excellent breweries and/or any of the newest American Viticultural Area's (AVA) wineries.

Twisted Vines Wine Tours offers customizable tours for 4-7 guests.
Contact Clint at 509/295-1306 or visit them at http://www.twistedvinewt.com
Wheatland Express offers customizable tours for 5-60 guests. 
Contact 509/334-2200 or sales@wheatlandexpress.com
to organize your tour today.

  • Guided Bike Tours - Paradise Creek Bicycles offers leisurely, 12-mile luxury guided bike tours from Moscow to Troy, Idaho or to Moscow Mountain.  Enjoy the beautiful scenery while hearing about the history and stories surrounding some of our area's scenic trails. Tours available for all skill levels.
    Didn't bring your bike? No problem - Bike rentals are also available!
    * The University Inn has a limited number of rental bikes available on site.
    Contact the front desk for details.
  • Scenic Flights of beautiful North Central Idaho and Eastern Washington Region
  • Guided tours of the Dworshak National Fish Hatchery
  • WSU Creamery & Ferdinand's ice cream shop


  • The Palouse Mall (over 60 shops and services) 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.


Meeting Appaloosa 8-2014

With 12,000 sq. feet of meeting space, we are here to assist with your meetings and events from 5 to 500 guests.