Events

    Obsidian LEA Campsite Restoration - July 13, 2018 - 7:30 am - Bend

    Two night backpack to clean up and restore campsites. Bring work gloves, camping gear, food for 3 days and 10 essentials. Wear long sleeves and pants for protection against mosquitos and scratches. We will carpool from JC Penny’s in Bend at 7:30 or meet you at Village Green Park in Sisters at 8:00 or at  Obsidian TH off Hwy 242 at 8:45

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Lucky Lake Sign Installation - July 21, 2018 - 8:00 am - Bend

    Day hike to Lucky Lake to install a sign at one location. On the return to Bend we will install one sign at Elk Lake TH. Bring work gloves, lunch and 10 essentials. We will car pool from Bend.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Foley Ridge Trail Sign Installation - July 23, 2018 - 7:30 am - Bend

    One night backpack to install 3 signs along Foley Ridge Tr and Louise Creek Tr.  Bring work gloves, camping gear food for 2 days and 10 essentials. We will carpool from Bend or meet you at Village Green Park in Sisters at 8:30 or at the TH at 9:30.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Wildlife Hike with a Ranger - July 28, 2018 - 8:00 am - Bend

    Wildlife Hike with Ellie McNairy, Biological Science Technician with Ochoco NF. 

    Learn about the wildlife, habitats and adaptations found in this area as we hike to Sisters Mirror Lake to have lunch.  This is about a 6.6 mile hike round trip. Bring your camera for a great view of S. Sister reflected on the lake.

    Meet in the gravel lot at Riverbend Dog Park. Look for a black Land Rover.

    Bring your 10 essentials plus a lunch.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Canyon Creek Meadows Restoration - July 29, 2018 - 8:00 am - Bend

    Day hike to do some clean up and restoration work. Bring work gloves, lunch and 10 essentials. We will car pool from Bend or meet you at Sisters Ranger Station.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Linton Meadows Restoration - August 3, 2018 - 8:00 am - Bend

    Two night backpack to clean up and restore campsites and to remove some check dams. Bring work gloves, camping gear, food for 3 days and 10 essentials. We will car pool from Bend or meet you at Village Green Park in Sisters or at the TH.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Botany Hike with a Ranger - August 7, 2018 - 8:00 am - Bend, OR 97701

    Botany Hike with Ranger Beth Johnson, District Botanist, with Deschutes NF.

    Canyon Creek Meadows – Mt. Jefferson Wilderness

    Join us for a fabulous botany hike up to the upper meadow of Canyon Creek Meadows from Jack Lake in the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness in the shadow of Three Finger Jack! The flowers should be on a fantastic display at this time. This will be about 7-8 mile round trip hike. Bring your lunch, 10 essentials and some good hiking shoes.

    Carpool from Bend at the Westside of JC Penney parking lot at 8 am or we can meet you at Sisters Ranger Station parking lot at 8:30 am. We will carpool from there to the trailhead.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Separation Creek Meadow Trail Reconstruction - August 12, 2018 - 7:00 am - Mckenzie Bridge

    This is a week long Sunday to Saturday event to restore Separation Creek Trail in the Three Sisters Wilderness. We are reconstructing part of it after some years of neglect. We will hike in from Foley Ridge Trail and will camp near Honey Lake. Our tools and some of our camping gear will be packed in and out by a mule string. We will be able to bring some camp chairs and tables, some fresh food and canned beverages.

    For more information call Richard at 248 330 5654

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Geology Hike with a Ranger - August 24, 2018 - 8:00 am - Bend

    Geology Hike with Ranger Bart Willis, Geologist, Ochoco and Deschutes National Forest. Join us for a fascinating journey through time starting at the Big Obsidian Flow to the Central Pumice Cone to the Interlake Obsidian Flow down to East Lake and hike back along the shore.

    We will carpool to Newberry Nat. Monument. Meet in the gravel lot at the dog park.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Camp & Demaris Lakes Restoration - August 27, 2018 - 8:00 am - Bend

    Two night backpack for clean up and restoration work. We will have pack horse support for tools and camping gear. Bring work gloves, camping gear, food for 3 days and 10 essentials. We will car pool from Bend at 8:00 or meet you at Sisters  Ranger Station at 8:30.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Green Lks and Golden Lk Restoration - September 8, 2018 - 8:00 am - Bend

    Two night backpack for clean up and restoration work. Bring work gloves, camping gear, food for three days and 10 essentials. We will car pool from Bend.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Mink Lake Sign Installation - September 17, 2018 - 8:00 am -

    5 night backpack to install 10 trail signs on very remote trails. We will camp  in the Mink Lake basin and have a series of day hikes to install signs. We are trying to get pack horse support for tools and camping gear. Bring work gloves, camping gear, food for 6 days and 10 essentials. We will car pool from Bend.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Love It and Leave It Clean Day - September 29, 2018 - 8:00 am -

    Our annual day hikes on popular trails to clean up before winter. We will separate into groups to match your hiking ability with the trail difficulty. We will gather at a local watering hole afterwards. Bring work gloves, trash bag, lunch and 10 essentials. We will car pool to the trailheads. Meet up location to be determined.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.