The Golden Tiger Pathway is the first 2.5 miles of what will become a 28 mile long multi use trail in northern Washington. The Golden Tiger Pathway is open to motorized use, but 26 miles of the future sections will be non-motorized. The Great Northern Railroad came into Republic in 1902. The depot was near the present Chevron gas station was used for both passengers and freight until sometime in the 1930s. The train supplied the mines, transported brick and other construction materials, local students to and from college, shoppers to Spokane and hauled ore to Canadian smelters. The Golden Tiger Trail, runs on a portion of the GNRR rail bed is now used for hiking, biking, XC skiing, and ATVs.
Parking and Trail Access