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The information below likely applies to its last session on Jan 1, 2023.
First Day Hikes

Cottonwood Canyon First Day Hike

Cottonwood Canyon State Park Cottonwood Canyon State Park
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Join us for a hike on the Pinnacles Trail. Starting from our Experience Center building, the trail follows the John Day River canyon through stunning geologic formations in a natural desert landscape. Look closely for mule deer, red tailed hawk, and our resident herd of California bighorn sheep.

Start time 10am

Meet at: Experience Center

Trail Name: Pinnacles Trail

Trail Terrain: Moderate

Length of Hike: 3 miles

Recommended minimum age: None

Things to Note: Dogs permitted on a 6-foot leash. Due to some narrow and sloping trail sections, strollers are not recommended. Bring plenty of water, and snacks if desired. Hiking boots highly recommended, as well as hats, gloves and winter coats.

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