Photos on the Pictures page (we want your photos!) updated 5/12/13
Don't forget to check out the current information posted at the kiosk at the base of the Canyon Trail.
You'll find the wildflower brochure on our Access and Trails page.
Our region is blessed with world class natural features - three
rivers and a striking range of ridges - undulating through a unique desert
landscape. Rapid development has been poised to alter this landscape forever.
In 2007, a group of citizens and organizations, including Friends of Badger Mountain, formed the Ridges to Rivers Open Space Network. Working along with public officials, the mission was to identify a more comprehensive, region-wide approach to balancing the public's desire for open space and trails, in concert with the rapid growth.
Visit the RROSN Web site, where you can view a remarkable document resulting from over three years of work, the "Vision Plan for Open Space Conservation and Trail Connectivity in the Mid-Columbia Region."
We are a group of local residents who came together in early 2003 to see if we could preserve our local ridges for their scenic view and as open space. We believed something must be done before their beauty was permanently changed by irreversible development. When we learned that 574 acres was for sale on the crest and slopes of Badger Mountain, our goal became to acquire this land to be held as open space. We named ourselves the Friends of Badger Mountain.
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