First Day Hike - Winter Critters of Lincoln Rock State Park

Ring in the New year with a hike around Lincoln Rock State Park and the Rocky Reach Trail with park staff as we look for and discuss the wildlife of our park and area, followed up with a campfire, food, refreshments, and Junior Ranger activities for the kids.

Name of Park: Lincoln Rock State Park

Time of Event:  Noon

Name of Hike: Winter Critters and What They Eat

Length of Hike: 4 miles roundtrip 

Where to Meet: Lincoln Rock State Park, Soccer Field parking lot

Is this Hike for Beginners? Yes

Degree of Difficulty: Easy

ADA Accessible? Yes

Stroller Accessible? Yes

Are leashed dogs allowed? Yes

Restrictions: Potential for ice and definitely cold weather, please layer appropriately!

Registration Required: Please register by emailing Daroga State Park’s Senior Park Aide, Sandra Dickinson at OR Lincoln Rock State Park’s Senior Park Aide, Sarah Collamore at 

Things to bring: Binoculars.

Cancellation Information: Please call Daroga State Park at 509-784-0229 OR Lincoln Rock State Park at 509-884-8702 if you must cancel.

Description: This will be an easy, meandering hike over relatively flat terrain on a paved ADA trail. Your guides will be Sandy and Sarah Beth, and while on the trail we’ll have a view over the rolling Columbia River. We will keep an eye out for our exciting variety of wildlife that call us home on their seasonal journeys and discuss how the plants help to sustain them. The adventure will conclude with a campfire for smores, roasting hot dogs, and Junior Ranger activities for the kiddoes.


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Enter the park, drive past the front booth, and turn right toward the day use area. The parking area is the first one you will come to on the left side of the road adjacent to the soccer field.