Ochoco Mining District Field Trip
Trip Leaders: Carrie Gordon and Derek Loeb
Join Carrie Gordon and Derek Loeb as we explore the history, geology and environmental legacy of the Mother Lode and Blue Ridge mine sites in the Ochoco Mountains. An overview of the following topics will be discussed:
Trip starts and ends at the Ochoco Ranger Station (24 miles east of Prineville) Total walking distance is about a mile with no large elevation changes. This trip is limited to 12 participants. As a reminder, all participants are required to be fully vaccinated and must be a COGS member or a guest of one. Ride sharing is voluntary but is encouraged due to limited parking.
Central Oregon Geoscience Society
P.O. Box 2154, Bend, Oregon 97709