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

EarthQuake 101

Hikers in Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve (Lanette Otvos)
June 18, 2022
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Los Trancos Preserve
Approximate Total Miles

Drifting tectonic plates and how their resulting earthquakes have shaped the Bay Area are the discussion subjects during this exploration of beautiful Los Trancos and Monte Bello Preserves. Join Docent Naturalists Strether Smith, Nina Bell, and Collin Lim at the boundary between the North American and Pacific plates on a leisurely-paced walk to examine the effects of seismic activity and learn how to prepare for future earthquakes.

Where to Meet

Meet at the preserve parking lot on Page Mill Road (across from Monte Bello Preserve), 7 miles west of I-280 or 1.5 miles east of Skyline Boulevard. Those traveling from I-280 on Page Mill Rd. should allow approximately 35 minutes travel time.

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