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In one of the last low-elevation old-growth forests in the Pacific Northwest,
we are transforming curiosity into knowledge
and outdoor experiences into love.
Promoting conservation through educational experiences in wilderness since 1989.


Make the most of your Opal Creek trip this summer!

Dreaming of shady forest trails and crystal-clear swimming holes? Here’s what you need to know to have a fun, safe, and hassle-free Opal Creek  more…

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Aug 20

Backcountry Basics 4 – FULL

ages 10-12 Average daily mileage: 4 This backcountry adventure will focus on the skills needed to be a comfortable, competent, and happy hiker. We’ll  more…

Aug 25

6th Annual Opal Creek Golf Tournament

The 6th Annual Opal Creek Golf Tournament features a shotgun scramble with mid-course contests, followed by dinner, drinks, and more. Come play at Aloha’s  more…

Sep 9

Adult Tree Climbing

Join us for a weekend in the trees! It’s an experience that few in the world have had – sitting atop a mighty Douglas  more…

Sep 14

Four-Day Ancient Forest Yoga

This unplugged four-day off-grid retreat includes a daily Four Directions ceremony, morning and afternoon yoga sessions, and many hours of free time to explore  more…

Sep 15

Photography in the Ancient Forest

Learn the digital photography methods that will allow you to capture the Opal Creek forest’s natural beauty. We’ll study composition on the trails, then  more…


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