Glacial Heritage Preserve


Stewardship - Glacial Heritage Preserve

Partner with the Center for Natural Lands Management to collect Garry Oak Acorns at Glacial Heritage Preserve along with prairie debris cleanup and pulling of Scotch Broom. This is a a great opportunity to experience one of the native prairies in Thurston County!

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  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 2.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 100 ft

Directions to Glacial Heritage Preserve (from I-5 South)

- Take exit 95 and continue straight (west) on Maytown Rd toward the town of Little Rock

- Follow Maytown Rd until you reach the stop sign in Little Rock; continue straight through the town onto 128th street

- At 'T' (end of 128th) take a left and follow Mima Creek Rd for 2.7 miles

- After passing the Mima nursery, you will see small tractor sign followed shortly by a gravel road on your left and brown sign marking Glacial Heritage Preserve

- Take a left onto the gravel road

- Follow road around corners and through white gate.  At 4-way gravel intersection take a right and follow road up the little hill, then stay left and follow road to volunteer house and parking lot


Carpooling to Glacial Heritage.

The assistant leader, Keith Arnold, will meet at Haggen parking lot and depart at 8:30. Please meet to the left of the store as you drive in. Keith will be driving a silver Honda CRV.

The activity at Glacial Heritage will begin at 9:00 and end at 3:00 p.m. 

Please do not bring pets - they are not allowed on the prairie.




participants will earn:


Glacial Heritage Preserve

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

Tools are provided. Please bring your own work gloves, knee pads or old pair of rain pants, work or hiking boots and appropriate dress for the weather.

Bring lunch and water. 

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