Meet at the parking lot located near the intersection of Hicks Road and Mt. Umunhum Road in San Jose. Exit Highway 85 at Camden Avenue. (From northbound Hwy. 85 turn left on Branham Avenue and then turn left on Camden Ave. and from southbound Hwy. 85 turn left on Camden Ave.) Travel on Camden Ave. about 1.6 miles. Turn right on Hicks Rd. and travel for about 6.3 miles. Turn right on Mt. Umunhum Rd. The Preserve parking lot will be on the right.
Join docents Greg Azevedo, Huey-Shin Yuan, Emma Finter, Gordon Ferguson, and Helena Cohen for an uncommon hike around the lower area of Mount Umunhum via Barlow and Woods Trails. This moderately-strenuous hike with many short breaks and wonderful views includes trail sections that are steep with varied surfaces. You’ll begin your hike along Mt. Umunhum Road near the Bald Mountain trailhead and continue to Barlow Road to hike down to the parking lot. Participants are advised to carry ample drinking water. Reservations are required and will be accepted on or after January 13.