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Kayak Trip: Old Mill District – Volcanoes and Geology

October 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


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Join the Coalition for the Deschutes (CFD) and Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe (TCKC) for a water-based exploration of the Old Mill District. Discover the river with geologist Dr. Daniele McKay. Daniele will shed light on Central Oregon’s volcanic tantrums of the past and how the Deschutes River and its watershed have responded to eruptions, lava flows, and other geologic events.

Daniele has a PhD in geology from the University of Oregon. She studies volcanic activity and has focused much of her research on central Oregon volcanoes.

The Trip Details

Meet at Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe

805 SW Industrial Way, Suite 6, Bend OR 97702

Cost: $60

Date: Wednesday, October 2nd

Time: 10:00 – 2:00 (please be flexible as times may vary due to conditions)

TCKC will provide:

  • Kayaks
  • Paddles
  • PFDs
  • Guides
  • Basic instruction and guidance
  • Liability insurance

What to bring:

  • Sneakers, river shoes, or wetsuit booties
  • Sunglasses with retainer such as Croakies or Chums
  • Sunscreen and lip balm
  • Sun hat, rain hat or fleece hat
  • Water-appropriate, fast-drying synthetic attire (e.g. thermal underwear); no cotton
  • Raincoat and rainpants
  • Water bottle
  • Towel and change of clothes
  • Packable lunch and snacks

Cancelation Policy: Please note that a minimum group size of five people is required in order for the trip to take place. TCKC reserves to right to cancel, postpone or reschedule the trip due to circumstances that include but are not limited to: low enrollment, weather (e.g., thunderstorms/lightning), natural disasters (e.g., forest fires) and events or circumstances beyond TCKC’s control.



Coalition for the Deschutes