Department of Transportation.
The byway travels through beautiful river valleys and enters the "Forgotten Corner" of Washington. Experience breathtaking scenery and abundance of recreational opportunities as the route follows along the Pend Oreille River. Glimpse soaring peaks of the Selkirk Mountains and watch for opportunities to view Bald Eagles, Osprey, moose, bears, and bighorn sheep.
Getting to the Byway:
###Spokane to International Selkirk Loop -WA### * Take US-2 north to Walnut St. in Newport, where you enter the byway.
Navigating the Byway:
####Washington's North Pend Oreille State Scenic Byway Segment#### * Starting at the U.S./Canada international border crossing north of the Town of Metaline Falls, the International Selkirk Loop follows the North Pend Oreille State Scenic Byway south along SR 31 through the towns of Metaline Falls, Metaline, Ione, and into Tiger to the junction of SR 31 and SR 20. ####Washington's Pend Oreille Valley State Scenic Byway#### * From Tiger, the Loop continues south on Washington SR 20, overlaying the Pend Oreille Valley Scenic Byway. * The byway follows the Pend Oreille River from Newport, past the small communities of Cusick and Usk, and into Newport and the junction of SR 20 with US 2. * Travelers continuing on the International Selkirk Loop must proceed straight (east) at the flashing red light at the junction of SR 20 and US 2.