Tales From The Trails:

WANTED: Forest Park Adventurers!

Ready for an adventure? Explore your local natural wonder by joining one of Forest Park Conservancy’s upcoming Discovery Hikes. These ongoing and seasonal Forest Park hikes are designed to deliver city dwellers into a whole new realm of discovery, beyond one’s usual walk in the park.

Discovery hike participants are encouraged to become Forest Park Conservancy members to support the amazing natural resource and recreation destination we call Forest ParkNot already a Forest Park Conservancy member? Click here to join today!

 

Seasonal Hikes

Click on any of the hike titles below to learn more and reserve your spot.  

 

March

March into Spring!

Saturday, March 15th

This spring, let Forest Park Conservancy's Graham Klag be your guide and witness the emergence of Forest Park’s native plant communities.

 

Interior Forest Habitat: Why It's Important

Saturday, March 29th

Forest Park has more interior forest habitat than any city park in the United States. Join author and biologist Marcy Houle to learn what interior forest habitat is, and why it is crucial to preserve. 

 

April 

Calling All Bird Watchers: The Migration is On!

Saturday, April 12th

April is prime time for avian spring migration, and in Forest Park, the birds are going full swing. Join author and biologist Marcy Houle and learn how to identify these colorful songbirds by sight and sound.

 

Forageable Forest

Saturday, April 19th

From the fiddleheads of lady fern to the sweet sprouts of salmonberry, there is sure to be an edible for everyone. Immerse yourself in ethnobotanical knowledge and experience new Northwest flavors with Forest Park Conservany's Graham Klag.

 

Herb Walks

Join a National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) student for an hour-long herb walk in Forest Park! These monthly educational romps focus on the medicinal uses of plants that can be found in your own backyard. Click the herb walk dates below to sign up.

Saturday, March 22nd

Saturday, April 26th

 

Women’s Walks

Want to explore Forest Park, but rather not hike alone in a 5,200-acre urban wilderness? Join Forest Park Conservancy’s all-woman hiking group every second Sunday of the month and journey off the beaten path with good company. Click on the hike dates below to sign up.

Sunday, March 9th

Sunday, April 13th

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