A much larger commercial area is located to the east and can be reached on foot. The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture is also located in the neighborhood.
Dog walkers in Browne's Addition need warm winter gear and good footwear to stay warm and traverse icy walkways in winter months. Sub-freezing temperatures mean snow and icy conditions can persist, making walking difficult. Be cautious of slippery sidewalks and intersections when walking your pup in the region. Summers are warm, dry, and generally pleasant for walking. Occasional heat waves can be uncomfortable for strenuous walks and you may need to adjust your plans so as not to overexert you or your pet during daytime heat.
Dwellings and structures in the area range from large historic mansions to low-rise apartment complexes and condominium complexes. Architecture in the region includes homes with Queen Anne and English Tudor features and the local museum gives classes to locals on how to maintain and restore historic buildings. Victorian style street lights and neighborhood structures consistent with the community's historic character create a unique atmosphere.
A traffic circle on the east side of the neighborhood creates a different traffic pattern and pedestrians in the area should be aware of how to traverse this intersection safely. The terrain in the neighborhood is relatively flat and there are no steep hills to negotiate in the community.
A footbridge over the Spokane River from Clark Avenue and Indian Canyon provides on foot access to the Centennial Trail Park and the Trail. This trail is 37.5 miles in total and provides a hard surfaced, multi-use area. Indian Canyon is a large natural area at the confluence of the Spokane River and Latah Creek. This park has lots of natural terrain to explore with your pup, but the greenway can be rough, so wear good hiking footwear.
Overlook Park and Highbridge Park are located a little south of Indian Canyon on the west side. High Bridge Park has many amenities and an 11-acre off-leash dog area where local pups can play.
Coeur d’Alene Park is just under ten acres and has picnic sites and shelters, a playground and splash pad, and a restroom. This treed park is divided into four quadrants by walking paths with a circular feature at its center with a gazebo.