Monthly Archives: March 2014

Friends of the Gorge Play and stay comming up in April


April 12 & 13 is the Friends of the Gorge Play and Stay Weekend in the Eastern Gorge

Petroglyph Tour & Horsethief Butte Hike, WA

Saturday, April 12, 2014 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Easy, 2-3 miles, little elev. gain  This is a Members Only hike, but you can easily join as a member, just contact Friends at / 503.241.3762

Washington State Park Ranger Chon Clayton will share indigenous history of the region as we view ancient petroglyphs and rock images, including She Who Watches, at Columbia Hills and Horsethief Butte.

This outing is a part of this year’s Histories & Mysteries Hike Challenge.

Please note that there is uneven footing and rocky areas on the hike at Horsethief Butte.

This is a Play & Stay weekend! Create a mini Gorge vacation by enjoying our educational guided hikes, overnight incentives, evening activities, and local food, wine, and beer. For program information visit the Play & Stay website.

PLAY •Saturday, April 12:  Petroglyph Tour & Horsethief Butte Hike, WA •Sunday, April 13:  Cherry Blossoms Farm Walk & Wine Tasting, OR •Sunday, April 13:  Deschutes River Trail Bike Ride, OR

STAY at: •Celilo Inn (The Dalles, OR)  Call 541-769-0001 to make a reservation.