The Stories We Tell

Through the Owyhee on the Oregon Desert Trail

Through the Owyhee on the Oregon Desert Trail

Joseph resident Nikki Beachy and her friend, Talia Galvin of Bend, backpacked 27 miles of ONDA's Oregon Desert Trail in the Owyhee Canyonlands in March, starting in Leslie Gulch and weaving north through stunning formations. Along the way, they appreciated the power and wonder of the high desert.

Read more... See full story listings

Events & Field Trips

Geologizing in the Whychus-Deschutes Canyons

May 30, 2015

Difficulty Rating: 3 out of 5 Don't miss this enjoyable day hike with stunning scenery and a professional geologist to narrate our journey past many geologic wonders. Geologist Daniele McKay, Instructor at OSU's Cascade Campus, will hike with us while explaining some of the amazing geological features visible from the dramatic Scout Camp Trail in the Deschutes River Canyon.


Natural History Walk in the Badlands

June 05, 2015

Difficulty Rating: 1 out of 5 Due to rave reviews from last year, we're doing this trip again this year but hiking to some new spots. Join ONDA as we spend and enlightening and enjoable day with local expert Stu Garret learning about the natural landscapes in Bend's own high desert Oregon Badlands Wilderness. This is a great introduction to the natural history and conservation themes and the inhabitants (former and current) of eastern Oregon. Click HERE for additional trip details and registration links.

See full events listings

On Facebook

Document Actions
  • Print this
Oregon Natural Desert Association
50 SW Bond Street, Suite 4,
Bend, OR 97702
Tel: (541) 330-2638

Site by Groundwire

Powered by Plone

Served and supported by Soliton Consulting