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

Geology: Moving Mountains

November 12, 2022
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monte Bello Preserve
Approximate Total Miles
5

On this moderately-paced hike with Docent Naturalists Rae Collins and Liza Coe you'll walk along the San Andreas Fault and learn how its movement builds the landscape around you. You'll also discover an outcrop of rock that was once on the bottom of an ancient tropical ocean. The remarkable view from Black Mountain will reveal the entire story of the fault system at work in the Bay Area.

Where to Meet

Meet at the preserve parking lot 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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