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« Tuesday March 24, 2020 »
Start: 9:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Let's Go Walking!

When: Tue, Mar 24, 2020 9AM-5PM CANCELED
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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  • Distance: About 4.5 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation gain: 970 feet
  • Trail conditions: Forest trail, switchbacks, rocks, small creek crossings
  • Round-trip travel: 68 miles
  • Suggested donation per rider: $8

This hike begins at the Herman Creek trailhead, just east of Cascade Locks. The trail goes through a forested area burned by the 2017 Eagle Creek fire. However, the understory that was burned is now recovering, and the canopy cover was mostly spared. The trail has switchbacks for the first mile to a ridge above Herman Creek. Nick Eaton Falls is the destination at 2.2 miles. Part of the trail is in the Mark O. Hatfield wilderness area. We should find early wild flowers along the trail. We will return the same route after a break at the falls. We will have lunch in Cascade Locks.Bring water and snacks for the trail. Hiking boots or shoes are recommended, and poles, if desired.For more information about this hike please contact Linda Matthews at 503-766-9443 or Healthy Hikers asks that participants be 50 or older. A couple wishing to hike is welcome if one member of the couple is 50 or better.Pets are not permitted on our hikes or walks.Senior Healthy Hikers member guidelines

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