Date and time

Thursday, August 15. Carpool 6:20 pm, leave 6:30 pm, Hike 7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Name of hike 

Sturgeon Full Moon Hike & Star Gazing


Hike description  

This is a conditioning hike and full moon walk with star gazing thrown in. Listen to the owls hoot, the coyotes howl, the creek flow; watch the stars shoot. This is your chance to listen to nature at night. Bring the family and hike at your own pace.


Karen Yager, 509-520-8623,

Time and distance

1.5 hours; 1 mile


This is a wheat field road that we will hike to the top. Elevation about 800 ft.

Dogs welcome?

Yes, if they don't bark at the coyotes..

Start location  

To car pool, meet at 6:20 pm below the tall Staples sign in the Cascade Farm & Outdoor parking lot on 598 N Wilbur Ave across from McCurley Toyota. Leave at 6:30 pm.


Go through Dixie on Hwy 12 E about 2.5 mi to the top of the hill, turn R at elevator on Lewis Peak Rd. At the first Y, take the left fork on Walker Rd. At bottom of hill, turn Right on S Fk Coppei Rd. Go only about .1 mi to the bridge at the bottom, turn left into the field road when you see the Ganguet Rd sign. Travel time 25 mins.  

What to bring

Snack, water, jacket, flashlight; Star Walk app on your cell phone (or other good star app that you activate in town)