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Peninsula Hike: Past, Present, and Future

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Peninsula Road North of Crooked River Ranch

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Terrebonne, OR 97760

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Friends and Neighbors of the Deschutes Canyon Area Guided Hike on the Peninsula

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Hike Rating: Easy; 3 miles

Guide: Eric Hanson

Group will meet at the cattle guard/kiosk, at the end the Crooked River Ranch property on Peninsula Road. We will begin our hike promptly at 8:00 a.m. This easy hike includes great views of the Lower Crooked River gorge, Lower Deschutes River gorge, historic homestead remnants, wildlife guzzler, wildflowers and a discussion about the past, present and future of this very special and unique landscape. Wear sturdy hiking footwear, and trekking poles may be helpful. Bring plenty of water and trail snacks.

Group size is limited to 8 people (including guides) and pets are not allowed on this hike. If you sign up and later need to cancel, please do so as soon as possible so that people on the wait list can be invited to join this hike. Thank you!

Driving directions: Travel north on Chinook Drive. Turn left onto SW Mustang Rd.  Take the first right to stay on SW Mustang Rd.  Turn right onto SW Shad Rd.  Turn right onto SW Peninsula Dr. and continue to the cattle guard/kiosk and park before cattle guard.

*Temporary Restrictions to Mitigate COVID-19 Risks:

  • Hikers need to maintain 6 ft distance between each other.
  • Each hiker must bring their own face mask in case social distancing cannot be maintained when encountering other hikers.
  • Bring hand sanitizer to use in parking lot after hiker sign-in process.
  • Carpooling is limited to partners/family members.
  • Outside of partners/family members, no sharing supplies or equipment.
  • In the event of crowded trail indications, hike leader may opt for a near alternative location for the hike.
  • Hikers should stay home if they are showing symptoms of COVID-19 or if anyone in their household is currently in quarantine or awaiting results of a Covid-19 test. If you do not feel well before the hike, contact the leader as soon as possible to cancel, as we maintain a waitlist.

This event is sponsored by Friends and Neighbors of the Deschutes Canyon Area (FANs), a group founded in 2011 by landowners surrounding the Deschutes Canyon-Steelhead Falls Wilderness Study Area in Central Oregon who came together over their shared love of nearby public lands.  The focus area of FANs includes many special places such as Steelhead Falls, Alder Springs, the Peninsula, Otter Bench and Scout Camp.  Become a member by visiting our website at www.fansofdeschutes.org.  Memberships are just $10 per person per year.

 

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