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

The Bats of Alpine Pond

Hikers in Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve (Lanette Otvos)
August 20, 2022
6:15 pm - 8:20 pm
Skyline Ridge Preserve
Approximate Total Miles
1.5

Join Docent Naturalists Karen DeMello and Jan Hintermeister to learn some facts and dispel some myths about the world's most misunderstood mammal: the bat! As the sun goes down, you'll hang out near the Daniels Nature Center to see whether bats appear over Alpine Pond, returning to your car before darkness sets in. Bring binoculars if you have them.

Where to Meet

For this activity at Skyline Ridge Preserve, meet at the Russian Ridge Preserve parking lot on the northwest corner of the Skyline Boulevard (Highway 35) and Page Mill/Alpine Road intersection (across Skyline Blvd. on the right). Those traveling from I-280 on Page Mill Rd. should allow approximately 40 minutes travel time.

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