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

History on Two Wheels

June 1, 2024
8:45 am - 11:15 am
Fremont Older Preserve
Approximate Total Miles

Learn the natural and cultural history of this preserve on an intermediate-level mountain bike ride with a 2,000-foot elevation gain led by Docent Naturalists Linda Wegner and Veronica Chouinard. Riders must have experience with single-track trails, fire roads, and climbing hills. Some of the trails you’ll explore include Toyon, Seven Springs Loop, and Hayfield. The ride leaves promptly. Bring ample drinking water, power snacks, and clothing layers as many areas are exposed to direct sun. (Note: Arrive early to find parking; additional parking may be available on Prospect Road.) Reservations are required and will be accepted on or after May 18 at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) and close May 31 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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