Wildflower Hike, Skyline Forest


Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Leslie Olson for a wildflower hike in Skyline Forest. Watch for summer wildflowers like lupine and penstemon as hike down into the canyon that holds Snag Springs. Explore this unique area with its aspen and wet wildflower habitat and see how it is returning after the Two Bulls Fire. Registration is required and opens 1 month prior to the event.

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  • Outing Details + Route

    Hike Rating: This is a moderate, ~2 mile hike on dirt roads and trails.

    Route: This hike will start in pine forest and follow trails down to Snag Springs. Terrain will be uneven at times.

    Elevation gain/loss: There is moderate, 240 ft of elevation gain/loss on this hike.

  • What to Bring

    Snacks, water, sturdy hiking shoes. Dress for the weather.

  • About the Property

    Skyline Forest is a privately-owned forest between Bend and Sisters, Oregon. This 33,000 acre tree farm was historically known as the Bull Springs Tree Farm, and the Deschutes Land Trust has been working for a decade to conserve the forest for the local community. Surrounded by state and federal lands, Skyline Forest contains important wildlife habitat, tremendous recreation opportunities and protects the scenic green foothills that set off the Central Oregon Cascades.