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Wildlife & Wildflower Hike on the Zumwalt Prairie
Friday, June 17, 2022, 10:00am - 01:00pm
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Local botany and wildlife experts Heidi Schmalz and Janet Hohmann will be guiding us on a hike through the Zumwalt Prairie, while the wildlfowers are in full bloom! We will learn about the beautiful flora on the prairie, as well as the wildlife that call this place home. 

We will be meeting at the Duckett Barn on The Nature Conservancy's Zumwalt Prairie Preserve at 10am on Friday, June 17th. We will be hiking Patti's Trail (2.3mi loop), and expect to wrap up around 12:30pm. Please note that high clearnace 4x4 vehicles are recommended to drive there, as the road is rough. 

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Directions to the Zumwalt Prairie Preserve (from Enterprise, OR): Take Hwy 82 towards Joseph approximately 3 miles. Turn left on Crow Creek Road. Go 5 miles and turn right on Zumwalt / Buckhorn Road. After approximately 14 miles, you will find yourself at the junction of Zumwalt / Buckhorn Road (697 Road) and Duckett Road (716 Road).

Patti’s Trail - Turn right on Duckett Rd. and go 1.4 miles to the Duckett Barn. Park in the lot at the Information Kiosk. The trailhead is marked with a trailhead sign north of the road. This 2.3 mile loop trail leads visitors into the headwaters of Camp creek across a variety of terrain including old homesteader’s fields and native prairie.