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Blues Crew Work Party: Tiger Ridge-USFS #3224

  • Walla Walla Ranger District 1415 West Rose Street Walla Walla, WA, 99362 United States (map)


This is a trail that is once of a larger network of trails in Tiger Canyon.  It is only 20 miles from Walla Walla.  It is a high ridge line hike with great views of the canyon.  The trail begins off of Government Mountain Road and is a northern extension of the North Fork of the Walla Walla River trail.  There has been very little trail work done recently.  The work party will focus on brush and log clearing, garbage removal and trail slope improvement.

What to Expect

We'll have fun, work hard and make a difference! No experience is necessary.

Hiking Information

Moderate for the first mile, more strenuous at the northern end. 


  • 7:45 AM: Be ready to sign in and meet the crew at the Umatilla National Forest Office. 
  • 8:00 AM: Depart for trailhead by carpool. 
  • 9:00 AM: Arrive trailhead. The day’s work will be summarized.
  • 12:00 PM: Lunch on the trail
  • 2:30 PM: Gather at the trailhead.  Refreshments will be shared and day’s efforts reviewed.
  • 3:00 PM: Return to Walla Walla
  • 4:00 PM: Arrive Umatilla National Forest Office. Sign out. 

For safety reasons, arriving late or leaving early is not allowed.

Planning Information

Get ready for a great day outside!

Blues Crew Leads                  Greg Brown

USFS Lead                              Kiyoshi Fujishin, Trail Crew Supervisor, Umatilla National Forest

 PLEASE NOTE** This work will be done in the North Fork Umatilla Wilderness, wilderness restrictions apply.

What it Takes to Do This Work Party

  • No experience is necessary—just bring a great attitude for working with a team! USFS provides the training and tools you need
  • Expect to be physically active at your own pace for up to 6 hours on uneven terrain
  • Recommended for ages 10 and older; under 16 must be accompanied by an adult and a parental consent form must be signed for anyone under 18

What to Wear

  • Boots - no sneakers or sandals
  • Long pants 
  • Leather gloves
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Eye protection recommended (glasses, sunglasses or safety glasses)

A hard hat will be provided by BMLT. For safety reasons, shorts and sneakers are not allowed.

What to Bring

  • Hand clippers for brushwork
  • Lunch and plenty of water
  • Day Pack
  • Rain jacket and pants
  • Extra warm clothing in case of wet or cold weather
  • A pack to carry your personal gear
  • Bug dope
  • Sunscreen
  • A sense of fun and adventure for learning new skills and meeting great people!

Firearms and weapons are not allowed.

USFS Supplied Gear             

  • Tools
  • Safety gear
  • First aide kit

Blues Crew Gear

  • Hard hat

More Information

  • Contact us at or 509-525-3136


Earlier Event: June 24
To Bee or Not to Bee
Later Event: June 30