WALKING TOURS

Walking Tours

Led by local experts and outdoor enthusiasts, these tours introduce new and different ways to appreciate the richness of Hendricks Park. Topics covered by the tours include: forest ecology, rhododendron varieties in bloom, edible and medicinal plants, mushrooms, birding, habitat restoration, among others.

Autumn Walking Tours, 2022

Sunday

Oct. 2, 2022
1:00 pm
Wilkins Shelter

Karen Rainsong: Kalapuya Ways

Karen Rainsong, founder of Singing Creek Educational Center, has a passion for learning from and sharing the knowledge of the indigenous people of the Willamette Valley. Food, medicine, clothing, land stewardship, story-telling.

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Sunday

Oct. 9, 2022
1:00 pm
Wilkins Shelter

Emily Aune: Rhododendron Garden

Explore the fall colors of the Rhododendron Garden with Emily Aune, head gardener of Hendricks Park.  Park lore and history, garden tips for maintenance of rhododendrons and other perennials.

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Sunday

Oct. 16, 2022
7:00 am
Wilkins Shelter

Donna Albino & Mieko Aoki: Birding

Join long-time birders and avian educators Donna Albino and Mieko Aoki for this early morning park stroll. Learn bird identification through observation  of field markings, behavior, listening to  songs and calls.

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Sunday

Nov 6, 2022
1:00 pm
Wilkins Shelter

Joe Spivak: Mushrooms

Explore the diverse world of mushrooms with mycologist Joe Spivak.  Mushroom enthusiasts will enjoy Joe’s wealth of knowledge while hiking along the park’s beautiful trails.

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