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, Lindsay Joye, Alisa Stuzbach, and Thomas Miller for an uncommon outing around the lower area of Mount Umunhum via Barlow Road and the Woods Trail. This moderately-paced, mostly downhill hike will have many short breaks, wildflowers, and wonderful views. You’ll begin your hike at a trailhead along Mt. Umunhum Road near the Bald Mountain parking lot. Several trail sections are steep with varied surfaces. Bring ample drinking water. (Note: Participants will carpool to the trailhead.) Reservations are required and will be accepted on or after February 9.