Lecture, Partner Event     Series: History Pub

New Hikes in the Central Oregon Cascades

Free and open to the public
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
7PM – 8:30PM

  • Free
  • Family-friendly

McMenamins Old St. Francis School
700 N.W. Bond Street
Bend, Oregon 97703
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Event Type: Lecture, Partner EventAudience(s): Family-friendlyLocation: Bend

Author and hiking guru William L. Sullivan takes us on a tour of a dozen new or dramatically changed trails in the area between Salem and Bend, featured in the newly released fifth edition of his guidebook, 100 Hikes in the Central Oregon Cascades. Included are a new path along the Deschutes River north of Bend, a new bird refuge trail at Salem, and several reopened trails to wildflowers in the Cascades. He’ll also discuss the effects of wildfires and the Forest Service’s new permit system. Along the way, expect anecdotes about local history, plants, and outdoor lore.

About the Speaker

William L. Sullivan is the author of five novels and a dozen books about Oregon, including the popular 100 Hikes series, Hiking Oregon’s History, and Oregon Favorites. His journal of a 1000-mile hike he took across Oregon, Listening for Coyote, was chosen by the Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission as one of Oregon’s “100 Books,” the 100 most significant books in the state’s history.

Ability Accommodation Information

This event provides the following accommodations:

  • Handicap Accessible


William L. Sullivan

About History Pub

These monthly, free events are open to everyone interested in Oregon and Pacific Northwest history. Co-sponsored by McMenamins History, Deschutes Historical Museum, and The Oregon Encyclopedia, we bring you experts, scholars, first-person experiencers and historians who expound on topics from Lewis and Clark to shipwrecks, hop growing to women pioneers and far, far beyond. It's like being back in the classroom - except this time you get to settle into comfortable seats and enjoy a drink or two with dinner while you listen and learn.

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