nature walk

Explore Portland's natural history

Explore Portland's natural history

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

Growing up at the entrance to this park made me the nature-lover I am today. I spent 7 years exploring, birding, and photographing wildlife across Asia before moving back to Northwest Portland where I now work as an educator, naturalist, and birding guide. I have birded on five continents, photographing over a thousand species, but the natural history of Forest Park, from the massive trees to the…
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What we’ll do

After a meet-and-greet in a nearby cafe, we'll hit the trails! This forested hike follows Balch Creek, Forest Park's largest watershed, 1.5 miles up to the Audubon Society of Portland sanctuary, where we'll grab a drink of water, use the restrooms, and if we're lucky, get to meet one of their education birds in person. As we head back down the trail we'll talk about the forest as a whole, as well…

What else you should know

This hike is low/moderate intensity, but does have uneven terrain that can be wet or muddy, so those with low mobility might not enjoy it. Dogs are welcome on-leash, but not at the Audubon Sanctuary.

What I’ll provide

Equipment
I'll bring a couple pairs of binoculars we can share if we find a good bird or animal to watch.

What to bring

Water Bottle
Rain Jacket (just in case!)
Sturdy shoes you don't mind getting dirty
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nature walk
New experience
₹3,265 per person
New experience
₹3,265 per person