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Photo by: Renee Nordio
PARKS & RECREATION
Troy is a sportsman's paradise! Its four-seasons climate hosts a variety of outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking, 4-wheeling, hunting, camping, and biking. Troy is home to two parks. The main city park lies on the west end of town, just off State Highway 8. It includes a baseball field, tennis courts, basketball hoops, a picnic area, and playground equipment. It also has a covered shelter area that can host a number of events, such as the annual Troy days.
For reservations to use the covered shelter for your event, contact Troy City Hall at 208-835-2471 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Duthie Park is Troy's second park and is nestled off of Pine Street. It was gifted to the city by the Duthie family in 1916 and offers seclusion amongst tall pine trees. The wooded area is also a place to go disc golfing.
Duthie Park Disc Golf
Course Type: Permanent
Number of Holes: 9
Target Type: Prodigy Disc T1
Tee Type: Concrete
Elevation: Mostly Hilly
Cart Friendly: No
Course Length: 1,594ft
Under 300ft: 9| 300 - Over 400ft: 0
The Latah Trail travels for 12 miles between Moscow and Troy on a 10-foot-wide paved path, paralleling State Route 8 until Howell Road, where it winds north through a forested to Troy's City Park. The trail occupies the former right-of-way of the historic Moscow to Arrow railroad.
From Troy, the trail carries on another 4 miles on a gravel bed through Bear Creek Canyon. Note, as of autumn 2011 you cannot take the rail bed corridor all the way to Kendrick since part of the route is private property.
Follow the signs through Bear Creek Canyon, which will clearly designate the portions that are owned by the Latah Trail Foundation (public access) and those that are private property. Please respect private property rights and obey all no-trespassing signs.
Parking and Trail Access: In Moscow, parking is available just outside the campus where Sweet Avenue intersects with Main Street/I-95. You can also park off Styner Avenue near Indian Hills Drive. Near Cornwall there's a small parking area on the southside of State Route 8. In Troy you can park at the City Park off Route 8.
* To learn more about this trail and other trails visit TrailLink
Surrounded by rolling hills and trees, Spring Valley Reservoir's fishing opportunities are favored by local anglers as trout are stocked heavily spring and fall.
A maintained trail surrounds the reservoir and fishing docks and platforms increase shoreline access.
Amenities include a picnic shelter, swimming beach, benches, picnic tables, handicap fishing access, and a developed boat ramp, but gas motors are not allowed.
Directions: From US Hwy 95 in Moscow go about 12 miles east on State Hwy 8 through Troy. Continue 2.7 miles and turn north at the brown Access sign onto Spring Valley Rd. The reservoir will come into view in about two and a half miles.
* To learn more about this trail and other trails visit AllTrails
SPRING VALLEY RESEVOIR
TROY REC DISTRICT
The Troy Recreation District is a tax-funded organization that grants money for improvements to public recreation areas in the Troy District.
MEETINGS: Regular Meetings will be held at Troy City Hall on the first Wednesday of September, October, November, December, January, February, March, April, and May at 6:30 pm.
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