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

Faultlines, Hippies, Salamanders, and Wildflowers!

July 2, 2024
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Monte Bello Preserve
Approximate Total Miles

Join Docent Naturalist John Seyfarth, Lindsay Joye, and Sabra Abraham for a fun and educational hike along the San Andreas Fault. You'll observe the impact of plate tectonics on the Skyline landscape, search for summer wildflowers and salamanders, learn stories of Monte Bello history before the creation of Midpen, and enjoy shady trails through the headwaters of Stevens Creek. (Note: Families with engaged children who are attentive listeners and capable of hiking several miles are welcome on this leisurely-paced outing with moderate elevation change.)

Where to Meet

Meet at the Monte Bello Parking Area on Page Mill Road (across from Los Trancos 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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