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Earth Science Rocks! Adventure Field Trip to Mount Hood

July 14 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm


Earth Science Rocks! Adventure Field Trip to Mount Hood

Steve Carlson leads an expedition to explore Mt. Hood, Saturday, July 14, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Meet at 8:45 a.m. at the front entrance of the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive for a one-day bus tour.

The Earth Science Rocks! Geology tour will take you on a tour of majestic Mt. Hood. Learn about the history, geology, processes and features of Oregon’s tallest mountain. There will be stops at Panorama Point, Eliot Creek Lahar, White River Outwash Valley, and the Timberline Lodge area. You’ll take a hike to the Ghost Forest overlooking the White River drainage and learn identification of the geologic historical features of this prominent Cascade volcano. The shuttle will return approximately 5 p.m.

Steve Carlson is a Northwest native and a retired professor of geology. As an excursion leader, he is enthusiastic, informed and will bring new understanding to the beauty of our geologic environment.

The fee is $50 and includes transportation, a box lunch and bottled water. Register by July 12, by calling 541-296-8600 ext. 201.


Mount Hood and its’ surrounding geography is complex, fragile and endlessly beautiful. Join us to experience it on a deeper level.


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July 14
8:45 am - 5:00 pm
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Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum
5000 Discovery Drive
The Dalles, Oregon 97058
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541.296.8600 #201