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Early Spring Walks + Hikes Available

Mar 11, 2024 by Jana Hemphill
The Land Trust announces its early spring Walks + Hikes.

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The Deschutes Land Trust is excited to be gearing up for the 2024 Walks + Hikes season! We will be sharing the full 2024 Walk + Hike schedule on April 10th, but in the meantime, you can get a head start on the season with some of these early spring hikes:

  • Learn about the explosive forces that shaped Central Oregon during a Geology Hike at Whychus Canyon Preserve on Thursday, March 21st or Saturday, April 6th.
  • Explore the wonders of nature with your kiddos during our Nature Kids series, kicking off on Wednesday, April 17th at Sawyer Park in Bend and on Saturday, April 27th at Camp Polk Meadow Preserve.
  • Catch a peek of early spring wildflowers during a Wildflower Hike at Whychus Canyon Preserve on Saturday, April 13th.
  • Spring migrations are here! Get out birding at Whychus Canyon Preserve on Sunday, April 7th or at Willow Springs Preserve on Tuesday, April 19th.
  • Discover the restored areas of Camp Polk Meadow Preserve and learn more about how the restoration project has improved habitat for steelhead and Chinook salmon on Friday, April 12th.


Check out all of our early season hikes!