Hikers in Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve / photo by Lanette Otvos

All Preserves Great & Small: El Corte de Madera Creek

Hikers in Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve (Lanette Otvos)
August 21, 2022
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
El Corte de Madera Creek Preserve
Approximate Total Miles

Join Docent Naturalists Frances Reneau, Wendy Crowder, and Paula Maurano for the 16th in the "All Preserves" series celebrating Midpen's 50th anniversary. El Corte de Madera Creek (the place to cut wood in Spanish) is loaded with interesting history, both human and natural. Evidence of this land's clearcutting in the 1800's is still evident. Points of interest include a tafoni sandstone formation and the old growth Methusaleh tree.

Where to Meet

Meet at the Caltrans vista point on the east side of Skyline Boulevard, about 4 miles north of La Honda Road (Highway 84) and 1.5 miles south of Kings Mountain Road.  Please note that Caltrans prohibits a left turn into the parking lot when approaching from the north along Skyline Blvd.

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