Evidence of the Past, Part III Hike

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Evidence of the Past, Part III Hike

Explore Oregon history and plant life at Peter Skene Ogden scenic State wayside. Photo credit: By Finetooth - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https:

By Friends and Neighbors of the Deschutes Canyon Area (FANs)

When and where

Date and time

Wednesday, May 31 · 9am - 1pm PDT


Peter Skene Ogden State Scenic Viewpoint U.S. 97 Terrebonne, OR 97760

About this event

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WHERE: Peter Skene Ogden -State Wayside Parking Area

WHEN: Wednesday, May 31st, 2023, 9:00-1:00PM

RATING: Easy, 2 to 3 miles out and back

GUIDE: Eric Hanson – Leader, Jeff Scheetz – Co-Leader

This hike will explore Oregon history and local plant life at the Peter Skene Ogden State Wayside. This easy hike will cover approx. 2 miles with very little elevation loss and gain on paved and dirt paths. There will be some opportunities for dramatic photos along the way so bring a camera. Meet at the Peter SkeneOgden State Wayside parking lot at 09:00 AM. Our walk will be leisurely paced with great views of the Crooked River Canyon. Sturdy lugged soled hiking footwear and trekking poles may be helpful. Bring plenty of water and trail snacks. This hike is limited to 8 participants. Absolutely no pets are permitted. This area is extremely dangerous for dogs and the state has closed the area to them. Jeff Scheetz will co-lead.

This is a free hike, limited to 8 participants and registration is required and available at www.fansofdeschutes.org. If the hike is full, add your name to the waiting list. It is not unusual for folks to cancel as the day of the hike approaches. We will contact you if space develops.

About the organizer

Friends and Neighbors of the Deschutes Canyon Area (FANs) is a group founded in 2011 by landowners living near the Deschutes Canyon - Steelhead Falls Wilderness Study Area in Central Oregon who came together over their shared love of nearby public lands.

Our Mission:  We work to preserve and restore the wild landscapes of the Middle Deschutes and Lower Crooked Rivers and Lower Whychus Creek through stewardship, outreach and education.

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