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September 2017

First Trail Work Party of Fall 2017 (Joined by REI)

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Trailhead Park,
Badger Flats
Richland, WA 99352
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Friends of Badger Mountain will be starting the fall work season for the Badger and Candy Mountain trails. The Kennewick REI store is helping get the season off by sponsoring the first work party on National Public Lands Day, Saturday, September 30 from 9 AM to 1 PM. The work will be general maintenance on the Badger Mountain trails out of Trailhead Park. We will be using tools such as rakes and shovels. There will be little work available for…

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Chinook Cycling Club’s Badger Mountain Time Trial (Registration Required)

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dallas Road Parking Lot,
5214 Dallas Rd
Richland, WA 99352 United States
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Note: To participate, you must be 2017 member of the Chinook Cycling Club and register for the event. The necessary forms and information are available at ChinookCyclingClub.com.   Part of the 2017 Fall Mountain Bike Training Series, the Badger Mountain Time Trial is happening on September 23rd.  Participants will have the opportunity to win swag following the event from local bike shops and Ice Harbor Brewery. The Fall Mountain Bike Training Series consists of 6 separate events, the Badger Mountain Time Trail…

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June 2017
$35

Hike Wine Dine on Candy Mountain

June 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kitzke Cellars Winery,
72308 E. 260 PR NE
Richland, WA 99352 United States
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We have a Hike Wine Dine coming up June 8th. We'll hike the new Candy Mountain Trail, starting from Kitzke Cellars, from 5pm (sign-in starts at 4:45pm), then wine and dine about 6:30pm. Cost is $35 per person, includes guided hike, wine tasting, and dinner. The wine will be from the Kitzke Cellars Winery, food from Guerra's Gourmet Catering farm to table menu. Reservations are required by June 4th. To make your reservation, contact Joan Segna at joansegna@gmail.com or call…

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Grand Opening of Candy Mountain Preserve and Trail

June 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Candy Mountain Preserve Trailhead,
71004 E 669 PR NE
Richland, WA 99352 United States
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Benton County and Friends of Badger Mountain cordially invite you to The Grand Opening of the Candy Mountain Preserve and Trail. Join us to celebrate and say thank you! Speakers and ribbon cutting are planned, followed by an inaugural hike. The grand opening is Friday, June 2nd, at 11AM at the Candy Mountain Preserve Trailhead. For directions, use this location in Google Maps, or use the address 71004 E 669 PR NE, Richland, WA 99352. (Look for signage on Dallas…

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May 2017

Candy Mountain Trail Work with CH2MHill

May 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Candy Mountain Preserve Trailhead,
71004 E 669 PR NE
Richland, WA 99352 United States

For this work party we'll be working on finishing the trail into the new parking lot. This will include building a rock wall where the trail will come down in the parking lot, raking out and then graveling the last 400 feet of trail, and a few other tasks. We will be meeting at 9 AM at the Candy Mountain Preserve Trailhead parking lot. We like people to tell us they are coming so we can plan the work and…

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Wildflower Walk with Kim Hamblin-Hart

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Trailhead Park,
Badger Flats
Richland, WA 99352

Kim Hamblin-Hart, plant ecologist and independent biological consultant, will lead a Wildflower Walk on the Sagebrush Trail of Badger Mountain starting from the steps at Trailhead Park. 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.org or visit cbwnps.org  

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April 2017

Wildflower Walk with Steve Link

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dallas Road Parking Lot,
5214 Dallas Rd
Richland, WA 99352 United States

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.org or visit cbwnps.org Directions: From I-82, take the Dallas Road…

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Wildflower Walk with Rik Smith

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dallas Road Parking Lot,
5214 Dallas Rd
Richland, WA 99352 United States

Rik Smith, CBC Botany and Environmental Science Professor, 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.org or visit cbwnps.org Directions: From I-82, take the Dallas Road Exit northbound, headed toward West…

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Spring Trail Work – April 16th

April 16 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Trailhead Park,
Badger Flats
Richland, WA 99352

The main work will be to continue recovering the gravel on the Sagebrush Trail and Langdon Trail. The gravel gets moved over to the side during the year, we rake it back into the trail and clean up the edges then relevel the trail bed. We try to do this work for all the trails each year. We will use the McLeods (large rake/hoe combination), garden and leaf rakes. We will be meeting at 9 AM at Trailhead Park near the…

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Spring Trail Work – April 15th

April 15 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Trailhead Park,
Badger Flats
Richland, WA 99352

The main work will be to continue recovering the gravel on the Sagebrush Trail and Langdon Trail. The gravel gets moved over to the side during the year, we rake it back into the trail and clean up the edges then relevel the trail bed. We try to do this work for all the trails each year. We will use the McLeods (large rake/hoe combination), garden and leaf rakes. We will be meeting at 9 AM at Trailhead Park near the…

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