Redmond Watershed Preserve


Day Hike - Redmond Watershed Preserve

Potentially muddy winter hike at the beautiful Redmond Watershed! Get outside and on the trail with your fellow graduate alumni and leaders from the Foothills GoHike: Beginning Hiking Series! GoHike is working to continue to provide opportunities for beginner hikers or those who are looking for easy to moderate hiking opportunities outside of our annual GoHike Course season.

  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 450 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2mph

Meet at the picnic table in front of the restroom building at 8:15am, geared up and ready to hike!

Be sure to use the main entrance on Novelty Hill Rd. No parking pass required. 

Will be cancelled if weather is deemed unsafe. We will hike at a casual/conversational pace with stops for photos/nature/snacks as needed. If you are a fast-paced hiker who wants to hurry up and get back to the trailhead, this may not be the trip for you. 

Priority registration is given to GoHike: Beginning Hiking Series graduate Alumni Course members.

Graduate alumni will need to hold a GoHike Badge and have registered for the GoHike: Beginning Hiking Series - Alumni Course.

If there are any unfilled spots on this hike, the hike will open up on the Wednesday before the week of the hike to general members, with leaders permission, for Mountaineers members interested in a beginning hiking experience.

It is important that participants look at the stated hike description, distance, pace, elevation gain and consider your current fitness level in determining if this hike is a good fit for you. If you have any questions, please contact the trip leader in advance of requesting Leaders Permission. When you request Leaders Permission to Register, a leader may look at your profile and recent activities to ensure that they think you are ready for their hike. They may email or call you to ask you about your hiking history and conditioning activities. Individuals who register with out requesting and receiving Leaders Permission will be cancelled.


Redmond Watershed Preserve

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Leaders will send out a Hello Hiker email prior to the hike that may include recommendation or requirements for equipment.

Adequate gear/layers/footwear - trails may be muddy/slippery.

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