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

CANCELLED: Romp in the Old Hayfield

June 16, 2023
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fremont Older Preserve
Approximate Total Miles



This popular little ridgetop grassland is called a hayfield. Can you guess why? You'll take a look at some of the European grasses that now call this place home, and discuss the value of grasslands and how they are created, maintained, and lost. Docent Naturalists Frances Reneau and Helena Cohen will be your guides on this leisurely-paced hike along the Hayfield and Coyote Ridge trails.
Reservations are required and will be accepted on or after June 2 at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) and close June 16 at 2:00 p.m.

Where to Meet

Meet at the Prospect Parking Area on Prospect Road in Cupertino.  Exit Highway 85 at De Anza Boulevard.  (From northbound 85 turn left on De Anza Blvd. and from southbound 85 turn right on De Anza Blvd.)  Travel on De Anza Blvd. (toward the mountains) for about 0.5 miles.  Turn right on Prospect Rd.  At the first stop sign, turn left and cross the railroad tracks to remain on Prospect Rd. Follow Prospect Rd. for 1.3 miles, turning left after the Saratoga Country Club, until you reach the preserve parking lot. 

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