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Early Wildflower Hike, Whychus Canyon Preserve

April 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Free
Join Carol Moorehead for an early spring wildflower hike at Whychus Canyon Preserve.

Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Carol Moorehead for an early spring wildflower hike at Whychus Canyon Preserve. Soak up spring as you explore ancient juniper groves and search for early spring wildflowers like phlox and yellow bells. Enjoy hiking beneath towering ponderosa pines while you make your way down to Whychus Creek. Along the way, take a break at a rocky outcropping with panoramic views of mountain peaks. Registration is required and opens 1 month prior to the event.

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

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

Elevation gain/loss: This hike is challenging with 300′ of elevation gain.

What to Bring: Snacks/lunch, water, closed toe shoes. Dress for the weather.

Accessibility: The Land Trust is working to make our Walks + Hikes as accessible as possible. Please email us at event@deschuteslandtrust.org at least one week in advance if there is something we can do or provide to support you in participating in this outing to the fullest and we will accommodate as possible.

Details

Date:
April 13
Time:
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/early-wildflower-hike-whychus-canyon-preserve-registration-851675082097