Wild Edible Plants & Mushrooms Tour

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Looking for licorice fern!

Join us for our educational Wild Edible Plant and Mushroom Tours at the Duckabush Oxbow Nature Preserve or Olympic National Forest! Your knowledgeable guide, Herpetologist and professional forager, Jerry Novak, will take you on a 2.5 hour walk through meadow, wetland, forest, and riparian habitats in search of the season’s bountiful edible and wild edible 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 1st Saturday May through November and the third Saturdays in July & August. Meet at our Basecamp Store & Office between 10:00 and 10:25 am 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. 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. $49 per person plus tax (One free child under 10 years old 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 (tax included), but we will still need you to contact us regarding your preferred date.

Upcoming 2021 Dates – November 6th (sold out)

Your guide gladly accepts cash tips.