Saturday, May 27
9:30am to 2:00pm
Approximate Total Miles: 
4.3
  • Moderate Hike

Join docents Noa Doitel and Susan Bernhard on a moderately-paced, investigative hike with a 400- to 600-foot elevation change in the mixed evergreen forest. You’ll hike along the Tafoni Trail and take a side trail to visit a tafoni sandstone formation. Another side trail will take you to a scenic overlook where you’ll admire spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and western slopes of the Santa Cruz Mountains. You’ll continue on the Resolution Trail to visit the site of the historic 1953 plane crash. You’ll listen to the birds of the forest as you hear about the historical significance and unique features of this Preserve. 

Where to Meet: 

Meet at the Caltrans vista point on the east side of Skyline Boulevard, about 4 miles north of La Honda Road (Highway 84) and 1.5 miles south of Kings Mountain Road.  Please note that Caltrans prohibits a left turn into the parking lot when approaching from the north along Skyline Blvd.

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