Harmony Trail to Spirit Lake

Wednesday July 25th, 7:30am  ♦

This day trip will provide a good introduction to Mount St. Helens. The highlight will be a 2.5 mile (round trip) hike on the Harmony Trail to Spirit Lake and the floating log mat. In addition, we will visit an old growth forest, historic Bear Meadow, Meta Lake, and Windy Ridge. Teaching […]

Loowit and Step Canyon Hike

Thursday July 19th, 7:30am  ♦

This strenuous day hike will visit the most devastated part of the blast zone, including Loowit and Step Canyons and the Pumice Plain. Teaching will be based on a biblical creation worldview and include discussion of both catastrophic geologic processes and rapid biological recovery. Leaders will include Professor Keith Swenson. Please note […]

Forest Ecology along the Clackamas River

Saturday June 2nd, 7:30am  ♦

Come and explore the Forest Ecology of the Clackamas River with us on June 2nd!  Dr. Keith Swenson, Professor of Natural Sciences at Multnomah, will lead this trip. The upper Clackamas River drainage in the Mt. Hood National Forest is an ideal place in which to study and enjoy Oregon’s west side […]

Mysteries of the Columbia River Gorge

Come with us Saturday, March 24th, and discover the Creation Mysteries of the Columbia Gorge!  Year after year, this east Gorge field trip has been a favorite.  Taking several short hikes, we’ll collect cobbles transported 400 miles by Noah’s Flood and find some petrified wood.  In some places this wood is only charcoaled and is still burnable, even […]

Mysteries of the Columbia River Gorge

Saturday, October 28th ♦
Come with us and discover the Creation Mysteries of the Columbia Gorge!  We’ll take several short hikes, and collect cobbles transported 400 miles by Noah’s Flood.  We’ll also find some petrified wood.  In some places this wood is only charcoaled and is still burnable, even though it is supposed to be 15-16 million years old! On […]

Raft the Deschutes

Sunday and Monday, July 9th and 10th, 2017 ♦
This two-day adventure along the beautiful Deschutes River features an overnight campout at Maupin State Park, a full day of rafting, and is fully provisioned by Peak 7 Adventures. Safety on the river is a major emphasis with the Peak 7 ministry. Creation Encounter leaders will present a […]

Central Washington and Sinlahekin Valley

Thursday — Sunday, June 22th —25th, 2017 ♦
This is a brand new 4 day family camping adventure. There is so much to see and so little time that some families are opting to stay a few extra days to explore on their own. A highlight of the trip will be exploring the unique mountain valley of the […]

Pastors and Christian Leaders Gorge Bus Tour

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017,  8:00 AM to 5:30 PM ♦
This tour will explore the unique geology in the Columbia River Gorge. We will examine features related to a remarkable history of cataclysmic Lake Missoula Ice Age Floods which reshaped the Gorge into the stunning beauty we see today. You will see things such as:

Columbia Park […]

Deschutes Wildlife Hike

Saturday, May 13, 2017 ♦
Plentiful wildlife and sunny weather usually greet us on this leisurely 4½ mile round trip walk along the Lower Deschutes River. Some of us may choose to “walk the extra mile” to find petrified wood and discuss the Flood conditions that fossilized it. Led by Steve Hayley, Marianne Pike, and Caitlin LaBar, we’ll encounter a variety […]

Mysteries of the Columbia River Gorge

Come with us and discover the Mysteries of the Columbia River Gorge!  We’ll take several short hikes, and collect cobbles transported 400 miles by Noah’s Flood.  We’ll also find some petrified wood.  In some places this wood is only charcoaled and is still burnable, even though it is supposed to be 15-16 million years old! On this popular family […]