Trail Access and COVID-19

A reminder that Badger Mountain Centennial Preserve and Candy Mountain Preserve are Benton County parks. Please remember to follow all guidelines set out by the state and county as they evolve.

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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.

Find Out More and How You Can Help

Trail Work is Happening Now

Our trailmaster is leading regular work parties right now. This year the work will involve the new trail toward Little Badger, plus improvements to the Sagebrush Trail and other regular maintenance.

We’re always in need of new volunteers. If you’re interested, contact Jim by email at and let him know. Mention “add me to your trail work list” so you’ll always know when the next work party is coming up.

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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.

Interpretive Loop Trail

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.

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