WALKING TOURS

Walking Tours

Due to continuing health concerns from the Covid-19 pandemic, attendance will be limited to 15 participants for each of these walks. Social distancing and mask wearing will be required.  To participate, please sign-up using the link provided for the tour you wish to attend.

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.

Spring Walking Tours, 2021

Sunday

April 11, 2021
1:00 pm
Wilkins Shelter

Botanically Speaking

Join field botanist Steven Yeager on our inaugural 2021 Spring Tour. Learn to identify and use edible and medicinal plants with one of the preeminent herbal educators in the northwest. Rain or shine bring enthusiasm and loupe (hand lens).

To Sign-up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4DAEAE2AA3FF2-botanically1

Sunday

April, 25, 2021
7:00 am
Wilkins Shelter

Birding in Hendricks Park

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

To Sign-up:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4DAEAE2AA3FF2-birding

Sunday

May 30, 2021
1:00 pm
Wilkins Shelter

Rhododendron Garden

Walk the meandering paths of the resplendent rhododendron garden with Emily Aune, Hendricks Park’s head gardener. Unique trees and ornamental shrubs. Tips on how to care for rhododendrons. Park history and heritage.

To Sign-up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4DAEAE2AA3FF2-rhododendron