Sponsor

Sarah Imholt

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Karen Garber, volunteer since 2017

Karen Garber, volunteer since 2017

So glad we got to do a stewardship trip with ONDA this summer, and now I’m more inspired than ever to start hiking the Oregon Desert Trail in bits and pieces.

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Connecting Trails

Connecting Trails

The Oregon Desert Trail ties into two National Recreation Trails: the Fremont National Recreation Trail and Desert Trail.

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John Cunningham, ONDA member and volunteer

John Cunningham, ONDA member and volunteer

Restoration is hard slow work. It takes hold, or it doesn’t, in fits and starts. The immensity of the need can be discouraging, but we must carry on. I am so thankful ONDA carries on.

By sponsoring ONDA and the Oregon Desert Trail, you are not only helping to establish a long-distance trail, but are helping to connect hikers, bikers, boaters, and horseback riders with the incredibly diverse landscape of Oregon’s high desert.

The Oregon Desert Trail is a project of the Oregon Natural Desert Association nonprofit tax ID 94-3098621

Jeremy Fox

About the ODT

Oregon Natural Desert Association developed the Oregon Desert Trail to showcase the most spectacular natural areas of the state’s dry side, including Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge, Steens Mountain, and the Owyhee Canyonlands and engage desert explorers in public lands conservation. While we have surveyed every inch of the route in crafting the Oregon...

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Renee Patrick

Community

Get Involved in Desert Conservation The Oregon Natural Desert Association’s mission is to protect, restore, and defend Oregon’s desert areas, and Oregon Desert Trail explorers are integral in these efforts.  To help us reach our conservation goals, ONDA conducts extensive wilderness inventories and science-based monitoring. Oregon Desert Trail explorers have first-hand experience of sensitive...

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Renee Patrick

Plan A Trip

Be advised! Stretches of the Oregon Desert Trail route are exceedingly remote. Read the Oregon Desert Trail guidebook descriptions in detail and seriously consider any notes on water scarcity or challenging terrain before setting out. To make planning easier, ONDA has divided the full 750-mile trail route into four regions and a total of...

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