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Summer Hikes and Rambles Information
072414 - July 24 - Hike Tomlike Mountain
072414 - July 24 - Ramble Nehalem Bay
072914 - July 29 - Hike Mt Defiance
072914 - July 29 - Ramble Balch Creek Loop
073114 - July 31 - Hike/Ramble Ape Cave
080514 - August 5 - Hike/Ramble Grouse Vista to Larch Mtn.
080714 - August 7 - Hike Mt St. Helens June Lake Loowit Trail
080714 - August 7 - Ramble June Lake to Loowit
081214 - August 12 - Hike Opal Creek
081214 - August 12 - Ramble Little Crater Lake to Timothy Lake
081414 - August 14 - Hike Umbrella Falls/Heather Canyon
081414 - August 14 - Ramble Roads End Beach Walk
081914 - August 19 - Hike Bird Creek Meadows
081914 - August 19 - Ramble Beacon Rock, Hardy Falls and Rodney Falls
082114 - August 21 - Hike Mt. Adams
082114 - August 21 - Ramble Wahclella Falls
082614 - August 26 - Hike Whetstone Mountain
082614 - August 26 - Ramble Timberline Lodge Trail
082814 - August 28 - Hike Indian Mountain
082814 - August 28 - Ramble Eagle Fern Park
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Summer Hikes & Rambles Information
For Hikes and Rambles between the months of June through August

For hikers of intermediate ability, all within about a 2 hours drive of Lake Oswego. Hikers leave at 8 am (earlier meeting times noted) from City of Lake Oswego, West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way. Park in lower parking lot, behind building, off Kruse Way Place. New participants arrive 15 minutes early. Return time depends on hiking and driving distance.

A more leisurely-paced hike, great for beginning hikers! 5-7 miles with comfortable elevation gains and good trail conditions. Leaves promptly at 8:30a unless otherwise noted.

Where to Meet
Meet at City of Lake Oswego’s WEST END BUILDING, 4101 Kruse Way. Park in back of building in the lower parking lot.

What to Bring
Daypack containing lunch, sufficient water, sun protection, trail snacks, rain gear, extra clothing and personal items such as sunglasses, insect repellent, first aid kit, compact space blanket, whistle and flashlight. Ticks and poison oak may be prevalent.

What to Wear
Clothes suitable for weather conditions. Sturdy, lug-soled, waterproof walking shoes/boots, sun protection.

Car Pooling & Fees
Arranged among participants. Driver donation noted with each hike ($ from WEB/$ from 2nd location); bridge tolls shared by all. All mileage shown is roundtrip.

Parks & Recreation Fee
A $1 per person Parks & Rec fee payable to hike leader at 1st or 2nd meeting place.

Hikes/rambles are not canceled due to rain. Leaders may change hike location due to hazardous driving or hiking conditions. Leaders may refuse to take anyone not properly equipped or who is judged incapable of making a specific trip. Participants accept responsibility for personal safety. No pets permitted.

Park Passes
Northwest Forest Park Pass (NWFP) may be required for each vehicle at selected trailheads in National Forests.. Wahsington Discvoery Pass (WDP) may be required for each vehicle at selected trailheads.  State Park Pass (SPP) available at trailheads. Drivers are responsible for obtaining passes prior to hike

2nd Pickup Locations
AWHD    Airport Way Home Depot, I-205 exit 24. Park in SW corner of parking lot. + 30 min.

CFM      Clackamas Fred Meyer north parking lot, near Elmer's Pancake House, Exit 12-A off I-205. + 30 min.

JBC       Jantzen Beach Center, SW corner of Office Depot parking lot. Exit 308 off 1-5, turn west, + 30min.

L&C      Lewis and Clark State Park, Exit 18 off I-84. + 45 min.

SPS       Sunset Plaza Safeway, NW Murray Rd. at Cornell Rd. Exit 67 off US 26W. + 30 min.

TW       Tualatin Wendy’s back lot, Exit 289 off I-5. + 15 min.CFM - Clackamas Fred Meyer

No Pets Permitted. See individual hike information listed by date under Hikes & Rambles

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