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Join the Land Trust for walks + hikes just for kids! Photo: Sue Anderson.

 

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:

- 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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Lake Creek Trail Hike, Metolius Preserve

(from Sep 04, 2015 09:00 AM to Sep 04, 2015 02:00 PM)

Join Carol Moorehead for a hike along the Lake Creek Trail to nearby Suttle Lake.

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Mountain Wander, Indian Ford Meadow Preserve

(from Sep 09, 2015 09:30 AM to Sep 09, 2015 10:30 AM)

Join Kelly Madden for a short stroll around Indian Ford Mead Preserve to enjoy stunning mountain views in this scenic meadow.

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Thomas Preserve Paddle

(from Sep 10, 2015 09:00 AM to Sep 10, 2015 02:00 PM)

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

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Kids' Fairy Houses, Metolius Preserve

(from Sep 12, 2015 10:00 AM to Sep 12, 2015 12:00 PM)

Help your little one explore outside with a little bit of whimsy! Perfect for kids ages 3-5 with a grown-up in tow.

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Star Party, Rimrock Ranch

(from Sep 12, 2015 06:30 PM to Sep 12, 2015 09:30 PM)

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

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Whychus Canyon Preserve Addition Hike

(from Sep 18, 2015 09:00 AM to Sep 18, 2015 01:00 PM)

Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Carol Moorehead for a fall hike at the new addition to Whychus Canyon Preserve.

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Santiam Wagon Road Walk, Whychus Canyon Preserve

(from Sep 18, 2015 09:00 AM to Sep 18, 2015 02:00 PM)

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

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Geology Hike, Rimrock Ranch

(from Sep 20, 2015 09:00 AM to Sep 20, 2015 01:00 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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Brews with Views, Metolius Preserve

(from Sep 23, 2015 04:00 PM to Sep 23, 2015 07:00 PM)

Join the Land Trust and Bridge 99 Brewery to enjoy the best of Central Oregon: beautiful places and tasty microbrews.

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Metolius Preserve Hike

(from Sep 26, 2015 09:00 AM to Sep 26, 2015 03:00 PM)

Join Jane Meissner to hike the ponderosa pine forests and lush creek-side corridors of the largest Land Trust Preserve.

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Bird Walk, Camp Polk Meadow Preserve

(from Sep 26, 2015 09:00 AM to Sep 26, 2015 12:00 PM)

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.

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Geology Hike, Whychus Canyon Preserve Addition

(from Sep 27, 2015 09:00 AM to Sep 27, 2015 01:00 PM)

Join Derek Loeb for a geology hike at the addition to Whychus Canyon Preserve.

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Lake Creek Trail Hike, Metolius Preserve

(from Sep 27, 2015 09:00 AM to Sep 27, 2015 02:00 PM)

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

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Super Moon Hike, Rimrock Ranch

(from Sep 27, 2015 04:00 PM to Sep 27, 2015 08:30 PM)

Join Mary Crow for an evenign hike at Rimrock Ranch under the light of a super moon.

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Whychus Canyon Preserve Addition Hike

(from Sep 30, 2015 09:00 AM to Sep 30, 2015 01:00 PM)

Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Jane Meissner for a fall hike at the new addition to Whychus Canyon Preserve.

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Mountain Bike Ride, Skyline Forest

(from Oct 01, 2015 05:00 PM to Oct 01, 2015 08:00 PM)

Join Brad Chalfant for an 8-12 mile mountain bike ride in Skyline Forest.

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Geology Hike, Alder Springs

(from Oct 02, 2015 09:00 AM to Oct 02, 2015 04:00 PM)

Join Derek Loeb for a geology hike to Alder Springs and the confluence of Whychus Creek and the Deschutes River.

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Fall Colors Hike, Whychus Canyon Preserve

(from Oct 03, 2015 09:00 AM to Oct 03, 2015 04:00 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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Trail Journaling, Metolius Preserve

(from Oct 04, 2015 09:00 AM to Oct 04, 2015 02:00 PM)

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!

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Brews with Views, Camp Polk Meadow Preserve

(from Oct 07, 2015 04:00 PM to Oct 07, 2015 06:30 PM)

Join the Land Trust and Three Creeks Brewery to enjoy the best of Central Oregon: beautiful places and tasty microbrews.

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