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Geology Hike, Smith Rock State Park

June 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free
Join Daniele McKay for a geology hike along the Summit Loop Trail at Smith Rock State Park.

Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Daniele McKay for a geology hike along the Summit Loop Trail at Smith Rock State Park. This gorgeous loop follows the Burma Road up to a ridge overlooking the area. On the descent, the Summit Loop Trail crosses a private property protected by the Land Trust before joining the Park’s river trail. Learn about how this dramatic area was formed by volcanic forces and the relentless erosive power of the Crooked River while taking in sweeping views of the Cascade crest. Registration is required and opens 1 month prior to the event.

Hike Rating: This is a challenging 7 mile hike along the Summit Loop Trail at Smith Rock State Park.

Route:This hike follows the Burma Road to a ridge and continues along the Summit Loop Trail.

Elevation gain/loss: This hike is challenging with nearly 950′ of elevation gain/loss.

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 let us know at by emailing 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:
June 24
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/geology-hike-smith-rock-state-park-registration-861044606597