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 and Olympic National Forest! 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 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. Meet at our Basecamp Store & Office between 9:30 and 10:00 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. $35 per person plus tax (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 (tax included), 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