Bring the kids and join the Deschutes Land Trust and Mary Yanalcanlin of East Cascades Audubon Society for a fall nature exploration! Explore the pine forests of the Metolius Preserve and search for woodpeckers and the obvious signs they leave behind. Discover why birds are harder to find at this time of year and enjoy the fall colors of the changing season. Perfect for kids ages 4-10 with a grown-up in tow. Registration is required and opens 1 month prior to the event.
Hike Rating: This is an easy for kids, ~1-2 mile walk on established trails.
Route: This hike will start at the North Trailhead of the Metolius Preserve and will explore Preserve trails. Terrain will be uneven at times.
Elevation gain/loss: There is very little elevation gain/loss on this hike.