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

Earthquake 101

May 13, 2023
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Los Trancos Preserve
Approximate Total Miles

Drifting tectonic plates and how the resulting earthquakes have shaped the Bay Area are the discussion subjects during this exploration of two beautiful preserves. Join Docent Naturalists Strether Smith and Nina Bell at the boundary between the North American and Pacific plates for a leisurely walk examining the results of seismic activity and learning how to prepare for future earthquakes.

Where to Meet

Meet at Los Trancos Parking Area 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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