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Overlooking Whychus Canyon Preserve. Photo: John Williams.

 

Summer is here! Get outside and explore your Land Trust protected lands for some of the best hiking in Central Oregon.

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:

- Read our registration overview.
- Get to know our Walk + Hike Leaders.
- Learn more about our Walk + Hike ratings.

 Please note, hike registration opens 1 month prior to each outing.


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Bird Walk, Spring Creek

(from Sep 07, 2014 09:00 AM to Sep 07, 2014 12:00 PM)

Join Bill Mitchell for a bird walk along Spring Creek near the Metolius River.

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Thomas Preserve Paddle

(from Sep 11, 2014 09:00 AM to Sep 11, 2014 02:00 PM)

Join Sarah Mowry for a guided paddle trip to the Land Trust's Thomas Preserve on the Deschutes River.

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Second Saturday Weed Warriors

(from Sep 13, 2014 09:00 AM to Sep 13, 2014 02:00 PM)

Join the Weed Warriors as they combat invasive species at Land Trust protected lands.

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Fairy Houses, Metolius Preserve

(from Sep 13, 2014 10:00 AM to Sep 13, 2014 12:00 PM)

Help your little one explore outside with a little bit of whimsy!

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Lake Creek Trail Hike, Metolius Preserve

(from Sep 14, 2014 09:00 AM to Sep 14, 2014 02:00 PM)

Join David Miller for a hike along the Lake Creek Trail to nearby Suttle Lake.

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CANCELED: Intermediate Mountain Bike, Skyline Forest

(from Sep 17, 2014 05:00 PM to Sep 17, 2014 08:00 PM)

**This hike has been CANCELED due to the Two Bulls Fire in Skyline Forest.**

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History Hike, Whychus Canyon Preserve

(from Sep 19, 2014 09:00 AM to Sep 19, 2014 01:00 PM)

Join Jane Meissner for a walk back in time to explore the Santiam Wagon Road at Whychus Canyon Preserve.

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Star Party, Rimrock Ranch

(from Sep 20, 2014 06:30 PM to Sep 20, 2014 09:30 PM)

Join Jim Hammond for a star filled evening at Rimrock Ranch.

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Geology Hike, Whychus Canyon Preserve

(from Sep 21, 2014 09:00 AM to Sep 21, 2014 02:00 PM)

Join Derek Loeb for a hike at Whychus Canyon Preserve to learn about the geologic history of this stunning rimrock canyon.

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Thomas Preserve Paddle

(from Sep 26, 2014 09:00 AM to Sep 26, 2014 02:00 PM)

Join Ashley Lowrey for a guided paddle trip to the Land Trust's Thomas Preserve on the Deschutes River.

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History Walk, Camp Polk Meadow Preserve

(from Sep 27, 2014 10:00 AM to Sep 27, 2014 12:00 PM)

Join Derek Loeb for a history walk at Camp Polk Meadow Preserve. Explore the meadow's fascinating history as a crossroads for Native American tribes, explorers, and modern day conservation.

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The Landscape and Why We Photograph It, Indian Ford Meadow Preserve

(from Oct 03, 2014 06:30 AM to Oct 03, 2014 12:00 PM)

Explore the why of landscape photography with Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Jay Mather.

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Deschutes Land Trust's Annual Open House

(from Oct 04, 2014 01:00 PM to Oct 04, 2014 04:00 PM)

Join the Land Trust at our annual Open House to celebrate conservation successes and more!

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Geology Hike, Rimrock Ranch

(from Oct 05, 2014 10:00 AM to Oct 05, 2014 02:00 PM)

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.

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Fall Colors Hike, Whychus Canyon Preserve

(from Oct 10, 2014 10:00 AM to Oct 10, 2014 02:00 PM)

From vibrant aspen groves to golden native grasses, experience the colors of autumn on the fall hike at Whychus Canyon Preserve with Jane Meissner.

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Fall Colors Walk, Camp Polk Meadow Preserve

(from Oct 11, 2014 10:00 AM to Oct 11, 2014 12:30 PM)

Join Martha Lussenhop for a fall hike at Camp Polk Meadow Preserve to explore this historic meadow while taking in the beautiful fall colors of aspen and cottonwood.

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CANCELED: Fall Colors Hike, Skyline Forest

(from Oct 15, 2014 10:00 AM to Oct 15, 2014 02:00 PM)

**This hike has been CANCELED due to the Two Bulls Fire in Skyline Forest.**

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CANCELED: Intermediate Mountain Bike, Skyline Forest

(from Oct 15, 2014 05:00 PM to Oct 15, 2014 08:00 PM)

**This hike has been CANCELED due to the Two Bulls Fire in Skyline Forest.**

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CANCELED: Water + Wood, Skyline Forest

(from Oct 17, 2014 09:00 AM to Oct 17, 2014 12:00 PM)

**This hike has been CANCELED due to the Two Bulls Fire in Skyline Forest.**

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Fall Colors Hike, Metolius Preserve

(from Oct 18, 2014 10:00 AM to Oct 18, 2014 02:00 PM)

Join Jane Meissner on a fall hike through the golden larch and scarlet vine maple forests of the Metolius Preserve.

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