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Waddell Creek Legacy Forest Walk
Waddell Creek Legacy Forest Walk

Sun, Jul 21

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Margaret McKenny Campground

Waddell Creek Legacy Forest Walk

Come explore the Waddell Creek Legacy Forest in Thurston County! DNR is planning to clearcut this forest in the “Sparrow Hawk” timber sale in 2025. DIFFICULTY: MODERATE 2 miles with on-trail and off-trail sections.

Time & Location

Jul 21, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Margaret McKenny Campground, 10900 Waddell Creek Rd SW, Olympia, WA 98512, USA

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About the event

Located on the Usual and Accustomed lands of the Chehalis Tribe, the “Sparrow Hawk” timber sale threatens the coastal "Waddell Creek" legacy forest. This riparian forest is home to massive Douglas firs and Western redcedars. The timber sale is scheduled for auction in May 2025.

Please join us on July 21th to visit the sale and raise awareness for our legacy forests.

Where: We'll meet at the Margaret McKenny Campground (10900 Waddell Creek Rd SW, Olympia, WA 98512, USA)

When: 10:00am-1:00pm, July 21th, 2024

What: The hike will be approximately 2 miles, with on-trail and off-trail sections. Please bring water, snacks, shoes to hike in and the appropriate layers in case of rain. *DISCOVER PASS REQUIRED*

Want to carpool? Send an email to kyle@wlfdc.org with your general area, and we'll do our best to put you in touch with others interested in carpooling.

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