Trail Tuesday Hike, Whychus Canyon Preserve

***In an effort to promote the health and safety of our community, we have CANCELED this event.***

Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Carol Moorehead for a Trail Tuesday Hike at Whychus Canyon Preserve. Walk yourself into hiking shape with this 4 mile hike season starter. We'll explore the trails at Whychus Canyon Preserve and get our muscles prepped for a season of hiking while enjoying early spring wildflowers, ancient junipers, and the beauty of Whychus Canyon Preserve. **Registration is required and opens 1 month prior to the event.**

  • Outing Details + Route

    Hike Rating: This is a moderate 4 mile hike on Whychus Canyon Preserve hiking trails.

    Route: This hike will start at the Whychus Canyon Preserve kiosk and follow trails partway down into the Whychus Creek canyon. Terrain will be uneven at times.

    Elevation gain/loss: This hike is moderate with 150' of elevation gain/loss.

  • What to Bring

    Snacks, water, closed toe shoes. Dress for the weather.

  • About the Property

    Whychus Canyon Preserve is a 930 acre Preserve on Whychus Creek near Sisters, Oregon. It was first established by the Deschutes Land Trust in 2010 and an additional 480 acres was added in 2014. The Preserve contains four miles of Whychus Creek, high quality grasslands, old growth juniper, cottonwood and aspen stands. With such a diverse range of habitats, Whychus Canyon Preserve is home to a variety of fish and wildlife.