Upcoming Events

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September 9th, 7:45pm MT

Public Trust, a Patagonia film

Join us for this film screening at the Parma Motor-Vu Drive-in Theater

Gates open at 7:45, film at dusk.

Recap:

Over 50 folks watched conservation on the big screen! See the Facebook post!

September 6, 20, and 27 10 am

Affinity Hikes

Looking to hike with like-minded folks? We offer these community building hikes to faith groups, special interest groups, and even employers looking to spend time with staff.

Recap:

"Hike was uplifting!"

--Angelique L. 

October 9-11

Youth Science Field Camp

Fall educational opportunities? Join us for this parent-supported weekend science camp  at Leslie Gulch! Grades 5 - 8.  Max 10 students.

$50 + you cover camping costs

Missed this one?

Don't worry! We will ofer a Spring and Fall 2021 Camp!

Tuesdays in October

Nature Explorers!

Fall educational opportunities? Join us for this Ontario Recreation District-supported short, outdoor educational class! Ages 4 - 14.  Max 10 students.

$5 / class or $20 total. 

Expanded offerings!

Tuesdays AND Wednesdays!

More Information and Registration

Registration  for Optional Parent Costume Hike  on Friday, Oct. 31th

Tuesdays in September

Nature Explorers!

Fall educational opportunities? Join us for this Ontario Recreation District-supported short, outdoor educational class! Ages 4 - 14.  Max 10 students.

$5 / class or $20 total.

Recap:

Great time for kids to get energy out and be SAFE / Mask / distant but still see peers! FB posts are cute!

September 11-13

Batch Lake

Explore the Jordan Craters Region of the Owyhee on this is a self-supported 3 days, 2-night car camping/over-landing trip. 

Recap:

See FB post! Awesome sites, fun folks, and Owyhee fun! 

Halloween Spooky Week activity

Owyhee Canyon Dragon Quest

Enjoy a Canyon drive while looking at the scenery for Canyon Dragon features!

  

 Information and Tickets Here

More coming spring 2021!

October 31st, Noon - 4 pm

Halloween Costume Hike, Lower Owyhee Canyon

October is a spooky month, filled with costumes and fall decorations. This Halloween hike is in the spirit of Fall! 

Meet at Watchable Wildlife Area

Register Here

Distancing / MASKs required / enforced. 

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September 5th, 7:30 - 2pm MT

Ontario Recreation Site

A physically distanced clean-up event.

Come ANYTIME during the day!

Check-in: 44.048892, -116.973993

More details

Recap:

"Happy to do it!"

--Raeshell M. 

 

October 3, 7:30 - 2pm MT

Watchable Wildlife Area

A physically distanced clean-up event.

Come ANYTIME during the day!

Check-in: Google Maps

More details

No Registration Required.

 

Recap:

"Looks a lot better!"

--Jeff S. 

 

October 16-18

Three Forks / West Little Owyhee

Celebrate the Wild & Scenic River Designation of the Owyhee River in Oregon (October 19, 1984). We'll hike around the confluence of the West Little Owyhee River and Antelope Creek.

Recap:

"I cant get enough of this view!"

--Tim Davis

November 1, Noon - 4 pm

Seasonal Hike, Jump Creek

October is a spooky month, filled with costumes, fall decorations, and talk of "the dead" and ancestors. This post-Halloween hike is in the spirit of October! 

Collaboration with ThisMagickalEarth. 

Meet at upper parking lot.

Registration.

Distancing / MASKs required / enforced. 

A Look Back at Past Events

 

Past Event: Oregon Desert Trail Weekend

3 days, a smidge under 27 miles. From the eastern terminus of the Oregon Desert Trail to Leslie Gulch. 

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