Cascadia Cave Hike (Willamette NF)
Willamette National Forest
4431 Hwy 20, Sweet Home, OR 97386
Cascadia Cave Hike. Difficulty: Easy. Length: 2 miles. Follow the historic footsteps of the Kalapuya Indians along the lower floodplains of the South Santiam River. Includes traditional uses of plants. The trail may be muddy. This hike leaves promptly from the Ranger District office at 9:00am. Please come prepared for a day in the forest, with lunch, water, appropriate clothes, etc. Leader: Tony Farque, Archaeologist; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Preregistration is required. Tours and they fill up quickly. Register at http://www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777 (search or ask for “Sweet Home Nature and Heritage Tours”). Most tour fees are $10 per person ($5 with a Senior or Access Pass), plus a $1 service charge. Request for refunds must be made at least 2 weeks prior to the date of the tour.
Sweet Home Ranger District “Heritage Hikes” are offered under the Recreation Fee Program authorized by The Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (FLREA). Fees are collected to fund protection and enhancement of local historic sites for public use and enjoyment, and for the continuation of conservation education programs.