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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.

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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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Jun 24

Member Day at Jawbone Flats

All Hemlock, Cedar, and Pacific Yew members are invited to a very special Member Day in the ancient forest. Give yourself and your family  more…

Jun 25

Backcountry Basics 1

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…

Jul 1

Forest Service Education Series – Fisheries & Aquatic Resources

Join our local Detroit district forest rangers for a series of educational talks throughout the summer! These will be open to the public and  more…

Jul 2

Backcountry Basics 2

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…

Jul 9

Among the Ancients

ages 12-14 Average daily mileage: 5.5 This trip covers lots of ground on a route that will take us to the tallest ridges and  more…

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