Tours/Events

Tour length: appx. 2 hours; up to 3 hours. The hours listed include check-in, instruction, and check out.

Note:  (Tours may be canceled due to inclement weather.  Full refunds issued.)

Minimum age:  Children 6 – 11 may ride with an adult in a tandem kayak, 12 - 17 may ride in a single/all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Location:  Upper Deschutes Day-Use at the boat launch &ndash…

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You are making a reservation to ride your horse on the Old Railbed Trail at Deschutes River State Recreation Area. There is a reservation fee of $8 per horse.

The section of the Old Railbed trail open for horseback riding is a 22-mile (round trip) trail that follows the same route as the bicycle path, starting at the campground entrance parking lot, and ending at Harris Ranch. It's great for wildlife viewing…

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Tour length: approximately 2 hours, allow 2 ½ hrs. total. The hours listed include check-in, instruction, tour and check out.  (Tours may be canceled in the event of inclement weather.)

Minimum age:  Children 6 – 11 may ride with an adult in a tandem kayak, 12 - 17 may ride in a single/all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Location:  Upper Deschutes Day-Use at the boat launch – west…

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Tour length:  Approx. 2 hours.

Minimum age:  Tour is not recommended for children under 6 years old.

Description:  The Fort Rock Basin has served as a vital part of the Native American lifestyle. Fort Rock Cave is near Fort Rock State Natural Area and is the site of an archaeological discovery of several 9,000 to 11,000-year-old sagebrush bark sandals. This property serves as a reminder of the rich…

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UPDATE: All Owl Prowls are currently fully booked for 2020.

Join park rangers for an evening of owling! This evening program will begin with an indoor presentation about owls, followed by dissecting owl pellets and a nighttime guided walk in the woods to call for owls. Due to the nature of the event, the minimum recommended age for children is 5 years.

The Owl Prowls will take place in four different locations this year:

February…

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Date: 3/28/20, 9:30 am – 4:00 pm & 3/29/20, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Location:

Cove Palisades State Park, Culver, OR

Service Activities:

Take to the skies and volunteer with us for the 25th Annual Eagle Watch!  This family-friendly event focuses upon the many Oregon raptors which populate our area at this time of year.  There's something for everyone to see and…

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Date: 4/18, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Location: South Beach State Park in Newport, OR

Service Activities:

South Beach State Park park has an almost 1.5 mile trail that surrounds the park’s campground and is also popular with the local runners. Volunteers are needed to help cut back the vegetation and resurface areas along the trail that pose trip hazards. This includes, trimming, hauling brush off trail and wheelbarrow…

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