Wednesday, March 21
10:30am to 2:30pm
Approximate Total Miles: 
  • Moderate Hike
  • Suitable for children*
  • Meal Break

Join docents Kate Gudmundson, Lynn Jackson, and Mary Brunkhorst as you explore the varied landscapes along the Peter’s Creek and Hickory Oaks Trails. This moderately-paced hike with a 500-foot elevation gain will take you through riparian, woodland, and meadow environments to scout for early blooming wildflowers. You’ll reach a vista point where you can enjoy a wonderful view along with your lunch before returning via the Long Ridge Trail.

Where to Meet: 

Meet at the roadside pullout area on the west side of Skyline Boulevard, 3.6 miles north of Highway 9 or 3.3 miles south of Page Mill Road.  If you are coming from the north on Skyline Blvd., the pullout is just past Portola Heights Road on the right.  From the south, the pullout is near the Palo Alto city limits sign on the right. There is additional parking across Skyline Blvd. at the Grizzly Flat trailhead (Santa Clara County Park).

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