Family Field Trips

We are SO EXCITED to go adventuring with your whole family! Family Friendly Hikes, Estuary Expeditions, Tidepool Trips, etc!

Average distance 15-20 miles from Newport. Trips are approximately 1 hour on Monday mornings. All ages welcome. $195 for all 6 trips or $45/each per family. Space is limited, so please sign up early.

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Field Trip Dates & Details:

🔸 Monday, June 28 – Sand Dollar Scavenger Hunt
Look for live sand dollars, seals, barnacles, mussels, crabs, anemones, & more!

🔸 Monday, July 12 – Tidepool Trip
Take a trip to the Tidepools to find hermit crabs, black oystercatchers, cormorants, chitons, and other intertidal creatures.

🔸 Monday, July 19 – Beak Bonanza
Home to mergansers, herons, kingfishers, and purple martins, coastal estuaries are a birder’s paradise. Learn how to look for birds and other wildlife.

🔸 Monday, Aug 9 – Edible Estuary
Watch harbor seals play in the bay as bald eagles soar overhead. Learn about wild edibles such as dungeness crab, cockle clams, salmon, and gapers on this trip to the bay!

🔸 Monday, Aug 16 – Ancient Forests
Hike through one of the Oregon coast’s oldest forests. Look for animal homes and wild coastal berries on this trip.

🔸 Monday, August 23 – Crafty Raft Races
Build a miniature raft for a lego figure to ride on from a variety of natural materials as you race against the clock. Launch your crafty rafts into a gentle moving coastal stream and see how far they float. Modify and repeat. Take your mini lego figure home as a trophy!

Private field trips that are personalized just for your family are also available. Please call 541.272.9086 for details. Average cost is $95/each.

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