Scroll down to see the many FREE Docent-led Activities on Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District preserves. All activities are led by trained volunteer docents and are free of charge. Some activities require reservations. Please refer to the Reservation Information page for full details.

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Download Spring Outdoor Activities At A Glance

Weather/Trail Condition Policy

For all Docent-led activities - Heavy or ongoing rain at the activity site cancels the activity. In the event of light rain or the threat of rain, docents will meet participants at the meeting place and the determination will be made at that time. For mountain bike or horseback rides - Heavy rain within two days prior cancels the activity.

May
Title Preserve Miles Activities
Sat, 5/28
10:00am to 1:00pm
Butterflies of Picchetti Ranch Picchetti Ranch Preserve 2.5
Sat, 5/28
10:00am to 2:00pm
Introductory Geocaching Hike for Families Los Trancos Preserve 3
Sun, 5/29
9:00am to 12:00pm
Spring Wild Stories Picchetti Ranch Preserve 4
Sun, 5/29
10:00am to 1:00pm
Banana Slug Redwood Ride Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve 11
Mon, 5/30
8:15am to 1:00pm
30th Annual Hike the Open Spaces Monte Bello Preserve 2.5
August
Title Preserve Miles Activities
Sat, 8/20
10:00am to 11:00am
Walk with a Doc Ravenswood Open Space Preserve 1
Sat, 8/27
10:00am to 11:00am
Walk with a Doc Russian Ridge Preserve 1
September
Title Preserve Miles Activities
Sat, 9/10
10:00am to 11:00am
Walk with a Doc El Corte de Madera Creek Preserve 1

Groups

If you have a group of 8 or more people who would like to attend a docent-led activity listed in Outdoor Activities, please contact the Docent Programs Manager at (650) 691-1200 to discuss in advance. Other arrangements may need to be considered for your group.