Summer is almost here! Get outside and explore your Land Trust protected lands for some of the best hiking in Central Oregon. Be sure to check out our hikes for kids!
To find a hike: scan the list below, use the search box, view the schedule on a calendar, or download our hike brochure. Then, click on each individual event to learn more and to register. You may also want to:
Please note, hike registration opens 1 month prior to each outing.
Join Carol Moorehead for a hike along the Lake Creek Trail to nearby Suttle Lake.
Join Kelly Madden for a short stroll around Indian Ford Mead Preserve to enjoy stunning mountain views in this scenic meadow.
Join Jen Zalewski for a guided paddle trip to the Land Trust's Thomas Preserve on the Deschutes River.
Help your little one explore outside with a little bit of whimsy! Perfect for kids ages 3-5 with a grown-up in tow.
Join Jim Hammond for a star filled evening at Rimrock Ranch.
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Carol Moorehead for a fall hike at the new addition to Whychus Canyon Preserve.
Join Jane Meissner for a walk back in time to explore the Santiam Wagon Road at Whychus Canyon Preserve.
Join Derek Loeb for a geology hike around Rimrock Ranch. Explore basalt flows, tuff created by volcanic ash, and glacial deposits while exploring the canyons and meadows along Whychus Creek.
Join the Land Trust and Bridge 99 Brewery to enjoy the best of Central Oregon: beautiful places and tasty microbrews.
Join Jane Meissner to hike the ponderosa pine forests and lush creek-side corridors of the largest Land Trust Preserve.
Watch for songbirds, warblers along Whychus Creek, and woodpeckers working the pine groves on a bird walk with Bill Mitchell at Camp Polk Meadow Preserve.
Join Derek Loeb for a geology hike at the addition to Whychus Canyon Preserve.
Join David Miller for a hike along the Lake Creek Trail to nearby Suttle Lake.
Join Mary Crow for an evenign hike at Rimrock Ranch under the light of a super moon.
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Jane Meissner for a fall hike at the new addition to Whychus Canyon Preserve.
Join Brad Chalfant for an 8-12 mile mountain bike ride in Skyline Forest.
Join Derek Loeb for a geology hike to Alder Springs and the confluence of Whychus Creek and the Deschutes River.
From vibrant aspen groves to golden native grasses, experience the colors of autumn on the fall hike at Whychus Canyon Preserve with Jane Meissner.
Join the Land Trust and long-distance hiker and passionate journaler, Kolby Kirk, for a day of tips and techniques for keeping a journal while keeping a good pace on the trail!
Join the Land Trust and Three Creeks Brewery to enjoy the best of Central Oregon: beautiful places and tasty microbrews.