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  • Willamette Heritage Center (Meeting Place) 1313 Mill Street Southeast Salem, OR, 97301 United States (map)

Straub Environmental Center educators and members of the Willamette Valley Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon will lead an all-day hike to view the wildflowers of Bugaboo Ridge, one of the premier wildflower hikes in the Central Oregon Cascades. 

This four-mile roundtrip hike (with moderate elevation gain) passes through forest and dry, moist, and wet meadows featuring great views of Mt. Jefferson. Bring a sack lunch, water and appropriate foot gear and clothing. 

Location: Meet in the parking lot at the Willamette Heritage Center (1313 Mill St. SE Salem, OR 97301) at 9:00 am. Transportation will be provided to and from the trailhead. 

Cost: $10 for Native Plant Society of Oregon and David Douglas Society members, $15 for non-members. Cash or check accepted. Space is limited to ten participants, ages 12-adult, and pre-registration is required. 

To register and for more information, call John Savage at 503-779-5414 or email