Ten Springtime Adventures

Renee Patrick

Ten Springtime Adventures

Have the longer days and warmer temps led you to experience bouts of day-dreaming and window-gazing? Put that wanderlust to work! Plan on your trip to the desert, and get out there! With flowers blooming, birds migrating and roads drying out, spring is just about the best time to explore southeast Oregon. Here, we...

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Adventures on the Oregon Desert Trail

Hiking season is right around the corner! One of the best times to hike along the Oregon Desert Trail or in other desert environments is the late spring. Come to the Gresham Room at the Ashland Library to get some helpful tips for maximizing the miles and enjoyment on your next desert hike, and...

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Oregon Desert Trail Adventures

Did you know the Oregon Desert Trail is 750 miles AND multi-sport? There are sections you can hike, bike, paddle, horseback ride, and even ski in the winter (maybe not this year…snow required!) Come hear about how this project got started and we’ll dive into different options for “quiet recreation” on our public lands...

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Oregon Desert Trail Presentation

Do you need inspiration for that next backpacking trip? Join the Oregon Natural Desert Association for an introduction to one of the newest long distance routes in the country: the Oregon Desert Trail. This 750 mile route traverses some stunning natural features in the high desert like the Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge, Steens...

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Badlands Wilderness Trail Work

Celebrate National Trails Day in the Badlands Wilderness with some trail work.

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Little Blitzen Gorge Trail Work

Little Blitzen Gorge Trail maintenance opportunity in the Steens Mountain.

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Badlands Wilderness Trail Work June 1-3

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Desert Hiking Tips & Trips

Do you have concerns about water, navigation, camping, animals, desert driving and more? Let us answer your questions during this presentation.

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Ten Winter Adventures
in the High Desert

Five for No Snow, Five for Snow. Winter in Oregon’s high desert can look and be quite different from one year to the next. In winter 2017, copious snowfall covered much of the sagebrush sea with feet of fun for skiers and snowshoers. The 2018 winter season lent itself more to hiking than snow...

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