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Wow - what a view

My adult son brought here on our visit to the Palouse. Wow. The views at the top are phenomenal... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sue B
Syracuse, New York
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A must see

This is a must see any time of the year. We have seen it in the fall and in July. We loved... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bruce F
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My adult son brought here on our visit to the Palouse. Wow. The views at the top are phenomenal. There were benches to sit on, plenty of parking, and portapotties. There were tons of butterflies that day. The ride up freaked me out a bit....More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see any time of the year. We have seen it in the fall and in July. We loved July - all the fields are various shades of green and beautiful. In the fall you have a totally different view of the...More

Thank Bruce F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We heard of this park from a friend. It was SO WORTH the drive out there. We live in a farming community in Nebraska so we thoroughly enjoyed seeing this completely diverse and unusual farming area. Drive clear to the top, you will not regret...More

Thank Michele C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a tour of Eastern Washington and seeing the rolling hills of Palouse was on the list. It is a lot of driving, and once you reach Steptoe Butte you have to go up on a narrow winding road to the top, but...More

Thank Razaanah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can see the Palouse Valley from anywhere in it, but there are only a few places where you can get above it and see it for miles around. Steptoe Butte State Park is the best. From there one can see the Wind Turbines, fields...More

Thank Jeff E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not only is the view at the top amazing but thanks to all the cell towers you will have great cell service! There is a $10.00 fee and a small picnic area at the entrance. At the top of the butte there is a large...More

Thank Thelmadee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Head to the top of Steptoe Butte and you will be treated to spectacular views of the rolling hills of the Palouse. The drive to the very top of the butte is a bit of a white knuckle drive for a first-time visitor but, once...More

1  Thank AAHolt
Reviewed 31 May 2018

You will always see photographers and pilots here. If the wind is good, the pilots are happy. If there is little wind and great visibility, the photographers are happy. The winds and the haze seems to be the least at sunrise. Good contrasty shadows are...More

Thank Pixelpanderer
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The Palouse region in spring is astonishingly beautiful. You drive through rolling mounds of green-cropped soil, coming upon little towns that dot the landscape, and realize that the ice ages were very good to this area. But, the view from the butte gives one a...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This is a great place to drive to for a spectacular view of the Palouse. It was well worth the drive up the butte.

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Julia B
14 June 2018|
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Response from AmrKal | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but there's a well laid out road going all the way to the top.
Priyanka S
8 June 2018|
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Response from BunsenBurner40 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous respondent, It depends on your interest. The butte and the scenery from the top are beautiful anytime. Asa photographer I like late August and early September before all the wheat is harvested... More