History Hike: Dungeness River Levee Trail

  • September 15, 2024
  • Dungeness River Levee Trail

    Sequim , Washington 98382
Ticket Price $45.00-$60.00 Buy Tickets
Description

History Hike Series: September 15th - Dungeness River Levee Trail

Immerse yourself in ecological history on Sunday, September 15th with a guided tour along the Dungeness River Levee Trail. Discover the successful Lower Dungeness Floodplain Restoration project, led by Clallam County and supported by the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, and learn about the rich natural history of the region. Historically noted for its salmon runs, waterfowl migrations, and diverse plant life, this area is reviving its ecological legacy.

This walk will be approximately 2.5 miles round-trip. The trail will be packed gravel or paved. This walk will take approximately 90 minutes. Pre-registration required.

About David Brownell

David Brownell holds a BA in History from Hanover College and an MA in Public History from Wright State University. After serving as Research Coordinator for the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Tribal Historic Preservation Office, David moved to Washington in 2015 to take a position as Cultural Resources Specialist for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, and in 2018 he was designated as Jamestown’s Tribal Historic Preservation Officer by Tribal Council. In the fall of 2021, he became Executive Director of the North Olympic History Center. David serves on the board for the Jefferson County Historical Society.

 

About History Hikes:

This year, North Olympic History Center Executive Director David Brownell is providing guided hikes at historically significant sites around east Jefferson County. This program is coordinated by the Jefferson County Historical Society. This year we are offering three different hikes:

  • Saturday, May 25th: Blyn Olympic Discovery Trail/Sequim Bay
  • Saturday, June 15th: Port Williams/Marlyn Nelson County Park
  • Sunday, September 15th: Dungeness River Levee Trail

 

General Info:

  • Two hikes on each date, at 10AM and 12:30PM
  • Each hike is approximately 90 minutes
  • Pre-registration required
  • Program cost is $45 for JCHS or NOHC members, $60 for non-members
  • Participants responsible for their own transportation to and from the site
  • Hikes are between 2 and 2.5 miles round-trip
  • Capacity: 12 people

Interested in membership? 

Visit NOHC membership site here

Visit JCHS membership site here

 

Questions about History Hikes or other JCHS programs? Email programs@jchsmuseum.com

Date & Time

Sep 15, 2024 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Venue Details

Dungeness River Levee Trail

Sequim , Washington 98382 Dungeness River Levee Trail