Posts tagged "Cheryl Hill"

A group of adults stand around a table under a tent with a “Trailhead Ambassador” banner in front of a green forest.

Trailhead Ambassador: A Fun Way to Volunteer

April 24, 2019 Posted by April 2019 0 thoughts on “Trailhead Ambassador: A Fun Way to Volunteer”

2020 Update: This program is now being run by Trailkeepers of Oregon. To learn more and sign up, visit the Trail Ambassadors page.

By Cheryl Hill, Board Member, Trailkeepers of Oregon

“Where is the waterfall?” a man asked me in the Multnomah Falls freeway parking lot. I pointed over his shoulder to Oregon’s tallest waterfall, which could not be heard over the freeway noise. (more…)

Hike of the Season: Sutton Mountain

March 14, 2018 Posted by Hike of the Season, Newsletter, Spring 2018 0 thoughts on “Hike of the Season: Sutton Mountain”

By Cheryl Hill, Board Member, Trailkeepers of Oregon


If you find yourself visiting the Painted Hills unit of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument and you want a longer hike than those short trails provide, Sutton Mountain may be for you. This seven and one-half mile out-and-back hike gains sixteen hundred feet in elevation and includes wildflowers, views, and solitude.

Blossoms of brilliant pink petals surrounding a bright yellow center sit atop a barrel-like cactus with long spiky spines.

Hedgehog cactus blooming on the summit of Sutton Mountain. (Photo by Cheryl Hill)


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