Sunday, April 23
9:30am to 12:00pm
Approximate Total Miles: 
2-3
  • Easy Hike
  • Suitable for children*
  • Healthy Parks, Healthy People (for Midpen staff use ONLY)

Climb the mountains and get the good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees,” said John Muir. Walking the Waterwheel Creek Trail with docents Maureen Draper and Steve Brugler, senses attuned to scents and sounds as well as sights, you’ll learn more about how Muir experienced the world and why he continues to be an inspiration and influence to nature lovers. Interested children 6 years and older are welcome on this leisurely walk. (Note: Participants will carpool to trailhead.)

Where to Meet: 

For this activity at Monte Bello Preserve, meet at the Picchetti Ranch Preserve parking lot. From the intersection of I-280 and Foothill Expressway, go 3.5 miles southwest (toward the mountains) on Foothill Boulevard/Stevens Canyon Road.  Turn right on Montebello Road.  The preserve is 0.5 miles up Montebello Rd. on the left. Participants will carpool to the trailhead for this activity.

Registration is unavaialbe because:

  • registration is disabled