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Wednesday, October 3 10:30am to 2:30pm
Approximate Total Miles: 
  • Moderate Hike
  • Suitable for children*
  • Meal Break

Hike along the Waterwheel Creek Trail with docents Kate Gudmundson, Dennis Smith, Laura Levin, and Mary Brunkhorst on this leisurely-paced expedition with an approximately 600-foot elevation gain. Enjoy scouting for birds as you observe some of the marvelously well adapted native California shrubs. You’ll stroll through grasslands and woodlands as you learn some helpful birding tips for beginners, as well as how to distinguish different common shrubs. (Note: Participants will carpool to trailhead.) Reservations are required and will be accepted on or after September 19.


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 closed