Summer Field Ranger Programs

Do you want to:

  • Take a hike with stunning ocean views under a canopy of giant trees or across towering sand dunes in the company of your very own guide?
  • Learn about the coastal rainforest ecology, cultural history and dunes geology along one of Oregon’s most intriguing and beautiful shorelines?
  • Earn a Jr. Ranger badge through family oriented discovery missions?
  • Connect children to the outdoors through meaningful educational and family oriented experiences?
  • Or do you just want someone to point you in the right direction so that you can wander and ponder your national forest in peace?

Summer 2015

Come explore the vast expanse of wayside stops and trails in the Siuslaw National Forest with help from Field Rangers throughout the summer. 

  • Join Field Rangers  throughout the summer at various locations in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area and the Cape Perpetua Scenic Area offering visitor orientation, informal walks & talks, Jr. Ranger activities and regularly scheduled ranger programs!
  • Join a Ranger Program.
    • Saturdays & Sundays from June 1 - September 4, 2015  at 11 a.m.,  1 p.m., and 3 p.m. at Cape Perpetua and the Oregon Dunes
    • Contact the Cape or Dunes Visitor Centers for daily updates.
  • Use our "Come Ask For" program to have a field ranger as your personal guide to places of interest.

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Featured Events

Field Ranger along a trail at the Cape talking to visitors by interpretive sign

Field Rangers at the Cape & Dunes

field ranger standing by tall Welcome Flag

Look for the Welcome Flag at Field Ranger Locations