Explore Idaho’s Palouse At This Underrated State Park
By Courtnie Erickson|Published July 13, 2022
From Southern Utah to the Panhandle in Idaho, Courtnie Erickson has lived in what she believes are the best (and the most beautiful!) areas in the country. She graduated with a journalism degree from Utah State University and has more than 15 years of professional writing experience. You’ll likely see her with a Dr. Pepper in her hand and a pair of running shoes on her feet. Courtnie is a writer and editor at OnlyInYourState.
If you have been to northern Idaho, you have hopefully driven through the Palouse. This is one area of the state that is unique and should be on every bucket list. While you can always visit towns like Moscow to admire the beauty of the Palouse Region, one way to really explore this area is at Mary Minerva McCroskey State Park, better known as McCroskey State Park. This underrated state park in Idaho features a scenic drive through a dense forest, beautiful views of the Palouse prairie, and hiking trails that will make you fall in love with this part of the Gem State.