Saturday, May 19
10:00am to 1:00pm
Approximate Total Miles: 
  • Moderate Hike
  • Healthy Parks, Healthy People (for Midpen staff use ONLY)

Join docents Jan Hintermeister and Karen DeMello to explore the wonderful and strange world of insects that taste with their feet and smell with their antennae. Learn to identify common butterfly species in their natural environment and understand why humans from the Stone Age to the Space Age have been fascinated with these delicate winged creatures. Many facts and flutters await you on this leisurely walk along the Zinfandel and Orchard Loop Trails. Bring binoculars if you have them. Attentive children with an interest in nature are welcome. Reservations are required and will be accepted on or after May 5. 

Where to Meet: 

Meet at the Preserve parking lot on Montebello Road. 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 Rd.  The Preserve is 0.5 miles up Montebello Rd. on the left.

Registration is unavaialbe because:

  • registration is disabled