Take a ranger-led hike on the historic Deschutes River Trail through the Deschutes River Canyon. The hike will loop from the Deschutes River Trail onto the Ferry Springs Trail to climb along an old wagon road to the highest point in the park with magnificent views of the Deschutes River Scenic Waterway. We will then dive back down into the canyon and onto the Blackberry Trail for the final leg along the rivers edge…

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Join us for a ranger-led hike on the Cougar Woods Trail. Enjoy the scenery, fresh air, and an opportunity to start your year in the outdoors! This loop trail is 3 miles long, relatively flat, winds along the Deschutes River and through a pine forest. Be prepared for cold weather and potentially icy trails. Traction spikes for shoes recommended.

When: January 1st, 2023

Time: 10am – 12pm

Meeting location: Cougar Woods Trailhead (approx. ½…

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Meet at the Welcome Center Yurt at 9 a.m. for this 3-mile hike beginning along the rim of the canyon. Fantastic views of the rock walls and the Crooked River meandering past them below. When we drop into the Canyon we could see our nesting bald eagle pair. Weather depending, we may see rock climbers on the wall as we walk along the Canyon Trail. If we get super lucky, as we ascend…

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