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Ochoco Preserve Tour, Ochoco Preserve

May 27, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Michelle McSwain for a spring tour of the Land Trust’s Ochoco Preserve.

Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Michelle McSwain for a spring tour of Ochoco Preserve. The Land Trust started a major project last year to shape the future of Ochoco Preserve! Learn more about the Preserve and the Land Trust’s vision for healthy streams, flourishing native plants and wildlife, and new connections for the community. Ochoco Preserve is home to 1 mile of McKay Creek, 1/2 mile of Ochoco Creek, and a host of wildlife species including salmon and steelhead, frogs and toads, and many species of water birds and songbirds.

Registration is required and opens 1 month prior to the event.

Hike Rating: This is an easy ~1 mile hike on dirt roads and through grassy meadows.

Route: This hike will start at the Ochoco Preserve parking area, follow dirt roads, and also venture off-trail into meadows. Terrain will be uneven at times.

Elevation gain/loss: There is very little elevation gain/loss on this hike.

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


May 27, 2023
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm