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Latest from Friends of Badger Mountain

Future Little Badger Mountain Trails

Little Badger Mountain is the next stage in our vision for a system of trails connecting four of our local ridges (Little Badger, Badger, Candy & Red). We’ve partnered with the City of Richland on this project.


15th Anniversary of Friends of Badger

Friends of Badger Mountain is celebrating our 15th anniversary. Check out the poster that’s posted at the trailheads during your next hike or see our About page to learn more about our success these 15 years.


Candy Mountain Interpretive Loop

Friends of Badger Mountain, in partnership with the local chapter of the Native Plant Society, Ice Age Floods Institute, and Benton County, have established an Interpretive Loop Trail in the saddle. The loop trail is 1.2 miles long (round trip) starting from the parking lot and has very little elevation gain. The trail features signage pointing out native plants. See the below page for more information.


Become a FOBM Member

Becoming a member of FOBM gives you the opportunity to have your voice heard on trail-building, maintenance, our other ongoing matters of interest. You’ll also receive our quarterly e-Newsletter, invitation to our annual celebration and membership meeting, plus elect our board of directors.