Steve Link, botanist with Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and DOE, will lead a Wildflower Walk on the Skyline Trail of Badger Mountain starting from the Westgate Trailhead on Dallas Road. Come out and see the beauty of the mountain in early spring.
Walks are produced by Friends of Badger Mountain and the Columbia Basin Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society. For more information, please contact education@friendsofbadger.
From I-82, take the Dallas Road Exit northbound, headed toward West Richland. Before you go underneath I-182 you’ll see a sign on your left for the Badger Mountain Centennial Preserve. Turn right when you see the sign and you’ll approach the parking lot on your right.
From Richland/West Richland, drive down Keene headed westbound until you reach the Bombing Range Road traffic circle. Take the exit toward the mountain. Proceed up the road past I-182 and watch for the Badger Mountain Centennial Preserve on your right. Turn left when you see the sign and the you’ll approach the parking lot on your right.