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Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District preserves are an ideal setting for a wide range of activities. District preserves cover the spectrum from redwood forests and chaparral-covered hillsides to sensitive wetlands along the San Francisco Bay. Visitors will find over 220 miles of trails for hiking, biking, nature study, dog walking, and more. We have many resources to help you better enjoy the great outdoors. Select an option below to learn more.
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Calendar of Events

A full listing of everything happening at Midpen. Find out about FREE docent-led activities, district special events, board meetings and when we'll be out in the community...Learn more
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Activities

Find out more about everything you can do on Midpen preserves: Docent-led activities, hiking, mountain biking, nature study, dog walking, geocaching and accessible open space.Learn more
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New Visitors

New to Open Space? Here's what you'll need to know...Learn more
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Kids & Education

Spending time outdoors with your children is a great way to enjoy discoveries of nature. Many of the District's preserves offer easy to moderate hikes and activities that are well suited to children of varying ages, enthusiasm, and energy levels...Learn more
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Get Involved

In addition to heading outdoors and enjoying your preserves, you can also get involved with the District in other ways. There are many opportunities for groups of all ages and interests to get involved by everything from volunteering to participating in board meetings.Learn more
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Photo Contest

The contest is now closed. Thanks to all who entered!Learn more