docent-led hike

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.

Winter Outdoor Activities Schedule

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.

January
Title Preserve Miles Activities
Sat, 1/21
9:45am to 12:00pm
Winter Ride - RESCHEDULED TO 2/25 Fremont Older Preserve 12
Mon, 1/23
10:00am to 1:00pm
Skyline Ridge: Past and Present Skyline Ridge Preserve 4 - 5
Wed, 1/25
10:00am to 1:00pm
Scenic Aerobic Hike II Pulgas Ridge Preserve 5.5
Sat, 1/28
9:00am to 2:00pm
Chinese New Year Celebration El Corte de Madera Creek Preserve 10
Sat, 1/28
10:30am to 1:30pm
Up and Over: To Borel Hill and Alpine Pond Russian Ridge Preserve 3
February
Title Preserve Miles Activities
Wed, 2/1
10:30am to 2:30pm
Explorer Hike: Winter Waterfowl Stevens Creek Shoreline Nature Area 4.5
Sat, 2/4
10:00am to 1:00pm
Introductory Geocaching Hike Los Trancos Preserve 2.5
Sat, 2/4
10:30am to 3:00pm
Search for the Everlasting Picchetti Ranch Preserve 5
Sun, 2/5
9:00am to 4:00pm
Fungal Fun Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve 7
Sun, 2/5
10:00am to 12:00pm
The History of Bear Creek Redwoods Bear Creek Redwoods Preserve 2
Sun, 2/5
2:00pm to 4:30pm
Earthquake Hike Los Trancos Preserve 2-3
Wed, 2/8
10:00am to 1:00pm
Scenic Aerobic Hike I Fremont Older Preserve 4 to 6
Sat, 2/11
10:00am to 12:00pm
Looking for Clues in Nature Picchetti Ranch Preserve 2.5
Sun, 2/12
9:30am to 12:30pm
Surprising Facts about Trees Monte Bello Preserve 3 miles
Wed, 2/15
10:30am to 2:30pm
Explorer Hike: Birds on the Wing Russian Ridge Preserve 4-5
Mon, 2/20
10:00am to 1:00pm
Family Holiday Hike Pulgas Ridge Preserve 3
Wed, 2/22
10:00am to 1:00pm
Scenic Aerobic Hike II - at Edgewood Park 5.5
Sat, 2/25
9:45am to 12:00pm
Winter Ride Fremont Older Preserve 12
Sat, 2/25
4:30pm to 9:00pm
Night on Froggy Mountain Russian Ridge Preserve 5
Tue, 2/28
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Signs of Spring Pulgas Ridge Preserve 4.25

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.