People are discovering that the western gateway city to North Idaho is much more than that. In fact, Post Falls, Idaho’s River City, lays claim to being the fastest growing community in Idaho. It has grown from 7,350 residents in 1990 to over 30,123 today.
Only 25 minutes from downtown Spokane, Washington, and ten minutes from downtown Coeur d’Alene, this thriving community has become a favorite for corporate relocation. Newcomers like Buck Knives, a premier manufacturer of hunting and fishing knives, Harper’s, a major furniture manufacturer, and the Center for Advanced Microelectronics and Biomolecular Research at the University of Idaho Research Park are bringing diverse jobs and people to town.
Like many North Idaho communities, Post Falls provides a refreshing mix of
commercial and recreational opportunities. The Spokane River winds right through town, roaring over falls at Falls Park. Q’emiln Riverside Park offers swimming, picnicking and a boat launch, and not far away, some of the region’s best rock climbing. Or take a walk up to Treaty Rock, in the heart of town, where Frederick Post signed a treaty with the local Coeur d’Alene tribal leader Seltice, and built his sawmill and town. Not far away are long scenic hiking trails and emerging popular white water kayak training locations.
For more leisurely strolling, take advantage of shopping at the Post Falls Prime Outlets and Post Falls Factory Stores off I-90, or head downtown to see the results of exciting downtown revitalization projects. You won’t go hungry. Restaurants of all varieties abound in this community.