Wild Edible/Medicinal Plants & Mushrooms Tour

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Looking for licorice fern!

Join us for our educational Edible and Medicinal Plant and Mushroom Tours at the Duckabush Oxbow Nature Preserve! Your knowledgeable guide, Herpetologist and professional forager, Jerry Novak, will take you on a 2 hour walk through meadow, wetland, forest, and riparian habitats in search of the season’s bountiful edible and medicinal plants, mushrooms and lichen found on the Olympic Peninsula. Your guide will teach you identification, uses, benefits, and preparation tips on the wonderful gifts nature provides that we often walk past every day.

Tours are conducted every Saturday May through November. Meet at our Basecamp Outfitters store at 10am to sign in. We will then caravan to the nature preserve. Bring snacks or a lunch to enjoy during our break along the banks of the Duckabush River. Please abide by social distancing guidelines and bring your mask. Tour group size will be between 3 and 12 participants. Private tours for your group may also be arranged for groups of 6 to 12. $39 per person (One free child 12 and under per adult).

To sign up and pay by credit card over the phone call 360-301-6310 and let us know your tour date choice, your name, number of participants and a phone number. If you have a PayPal Account you may also pay using the shopping cart below, but we will still need you to contact us regarding your preferred date.

2021 Dates: May 1st, June 5th, July 3rd, August 7th, September 4th, October 2nd, November 6th