Friends and Neighbors of the Deschutes Canyon Area sent this information about an upcoming hike:
June 2, 9:30am - Smith Rock State Park on the Crooked River Focus: An inside view of the park's rich natural and cultural history. Hike Leader: David Vick, park interpretive ranger, OSU Master NaturalistGroup meets at Welcome Center (yurt). Be sure to pay daily parking fee ($5) or have annual State Park pass for vehicle. This easy two mile round trip interpretive hike follows the Crooked River downstream from the footbridge. Learn about the dramatic geology, wildlife, nesting raptors, and native plants and their traditional uses. Registration required - visit www.fansofdeschutes.org/events to register. Questions? Call 541-771-3267.