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Come Experience Spring at Cottonwood

March 23, 2014

The Canyon Wrens are singing. The wildflowers are starting to pop. The days are warmer. Longer. Sunnier. Spring is returning to Cottonwood.

To celebrate we have partnered with friends to offer several different ways to experience Cottonwood this spring. From service projects to wildflowers walks to Ranger guided hikes we have an experience to help you escape from the cabin and cure the fever. All of these events meet at the Visitor Center and we would like an RSVP either through commenting here or calling 541-394-0002 or 541-394-0004.

Can’t make one of these events and have a group of folks who would like to come out for a guided hike or volunteer project? Contact us and we will work with you to make it happen.

Saturday April 12th: 10 AM-Ranger Guided Hike

  • Type of Hike: Ranger Led hike focusing on the development of Cottonwood Canyon State Park
  • Distance: 3-5 miles
  • Meeting Area: Cottonwood Canyon State Park Visitor Center
  • What to Bring: Closed toe shoes; drinks and snacks
  • Maximum number: 10–please call or comment to RSVP

Saturday, April 26th: 10 AM to 4 PM

  • Type of Work: Transplanting of Sage along road cuts; caging and bark mulching of native plants; hand removal of non-native species; fence removal–this project is a moving target based on weather and other factors more information will be posted
  • Meeting Area: Cottonwood Canyon State Park Visitor Center
  • What to Bring: Heavy Leather work gloves; closed toe shoes; long sleeve shirts and pants that can sustain a barb wire snag/rip
  • Minimum Age: 10 (Due to nature of work)
  • Maximum number: 10–please call or comment to RSVP

       In Partnership with Solve It! Earth Day Projects

Saturday, May 10th: 10 AM-Wildflower Hike

  • Type of Hike: Wildflower Hike led by Region Natural Resource Specialist
  • Distance: 3-5 miles on flat ground
  • Meeting Area: Cottonwood Canyon State Park Visitor Center
  • What to Bring: Closed toe shoes; drinks and snacks; questions to stump the expert!
  • Maximum number: 10–please call or comment to RSVP

Can’t wait to see you this spring!

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