Ross Creek Cedars Ecology Walk

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Date: ThursdayMay 23, 2019
Rating: Easy
Leader: Grete Gansauer & Annie Gassmann
Contact:,    Grete: 303-726-3931
Directions to Trailhead or Meeting Location:

Ross Creek Cedars Scenic Area, trailhead

Hike Description:

Bring your sense of curiosity as we discover the unique ecosystem of the old growth cedar forest. We’ll learn about the ecology of this old-growth plant community, from thousand-year-old trees, to tiny ferns and mushrooms, to the animals that call this quiet forest home. This is a very easy hike is friendly to all ages and abilities who want to experience the wonder of the famous Ross Creek Cedars old growth forest. We will walk at a slow pace with stops along the way to discuss ecology. Wheelchair accessible.  Please bring adequate layers for the weather, water and snacks. Plan to be outdoors & on your feet for 2 – 3 hours.

This hike is offered in partnership with Montana Wilderness Association.  To sign up for this hike please follow the link to MWA’s Wilderness Walks hike page, sign-up opens April 15th, or contact Grete or Annie to sign up earlier.