Hiking event

Lookout Mountain Hike (Bend)

A high mountain hike through old-growth trees and meadows with panoramic views of the Ochoco Mountains.

Difficulty: Moderate
Distance: 6.5 miles
Elevation Gain: 1,100 feet
Leader: Sarah Cuddy
Location: Ochoco Mountains (carpools depart from Bend)


Green Lakes Hike, Three Sisters Wilderness

Difficulty: Moderate
Distance: 8.4 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 1,100 feet
Leader: Pam Hardy
Location: Three Sisters Wilderness (carpools depart from Bend)

A classic Central Cascades hike in the Three Sisters Wilderness, this trail passes waterfalls, wildflowers, and large old trees en route to a set of gorgeous alpine lakes. We'll have lunch at the lakes, possibly take a swim if it's warm, and head back down.


Crabtree Valley Hike

Difficulty: Moderate
Distance: 5-6 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 600-800 feet
Leader: Chandra LeGue
Location: Salem BLM, NE of Sweet Home (carpools depart from Eugene)


Salmon River Trail Run & Happy Hour with NOPO Run Club

Join Oregon Wild and NOPO Run Club for a run along the beautiful Salmon River Trail. Meet up for food and drinks to follow at Skyway Bar & Grill!

Difficulty: Challenging (this is a trail run!)
Distance: 7 miles (10K)
Elevation Gain: ~150 feet
Location: Mount Hood National Forest (carpools depart from Portland)


Klamath Basin Canoe & Kayak Trip

Join Oregon Wild’s Wildlands Interpreter, Wendell Wood for a weekend field trip to southern Oregon’s Klamath Basin to see area bird & wildlife and to learn about Oregon Wild’s ongoing conservation efforts to protect and restore Oregon’s largest wetland ecosystem. Participants will need to bring their own non-motorized water craft, however a couple of extra canoes are available to be transported to the canoeing sites, if reserved well in advance, for an additional $25/ per person trip donation.


Timpanogas Lake & Cowhorn Mountain Hike - CANCELED

*Note: This hike has been canceled, and may be rescheduled at a later date.*
Explore the very highest elevations within the Middle Fork Willamette Watershed with this trek from Timpanogas Lake to the summit of Cowhorn Mountain south of the Diamond Peak Wilderness. This area is also the northern reaches of the Crater Lake Wilderness proposal. 

Difficulty: Strenuous
Distance: 12 miles
Elevation Gain:  3,100 feet
Leader: Chandra LeGue


Salmon River Trail “Women in the Wild” Hike

Join Ruby McConnell, author of the soon-to-be-published book A Woman's Guide to Wilderness, for a hike to through the incredible Salmon River area.

Difficulty: Easy - Moderate
Distance: 5.5 miles
Elevation Gain:  600 feet
Leader: Ruby McConnell
Location: Mount Hood National Forest (carpools depart from Portland)

Stroll beneath old-growth giants in a classic forest hike in the Mount Hood National Forest...


Boulder Lakes Hike

Discover the aquamarine waters of one of the best-kept secrets in the Mount Hood National Forest.

Difficulty: Moderate
Distance: 6.3 miles
Elevation Gain: 1,100 feet
Leader: Bridget Callahan
Location: Mount Hood National Forest

With old-growth forests and high mountain cliffs, Boulder Lake is one of the best kept secrets in the Mount Hood region.


Upper McKenzie Waterfall Loop Hike

Escape the summer heat with a gorgeous loop hike taking in two stunning waterfalls and an old-growth forest.

Difficulty: Easy
Distance: 2.6 miles
Elevation Gain:  400 feet
Leader: Chandra LeGue
Location: Willamette National Forest, near Santiam Pass


Herman Creek to Casey Creek Gorge Hike

Join Oregon Wild in the Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness along beautiful streams and waterfalls.

Difficulty: Moderate
Distance: 7.4 miles
Elevation Gain: 2,000 feet
Leader: Bridget Callahan
Location: Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness, Columbia River Gorge (carpools depart from Portland)



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