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

How Flowers Changed the World

March 22, 2024
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Monte Bello Preserve
Approximate Total Miles

Join Docent Naturalists Susan Bernhard, Noa Doitel, Jumana Latif, and Maureen Draper on a leisurely-paced hike to celebrate the spring flowers on Waterwheel Creek Trail and learn how flowers changed the natural world. Children over eight years-old are welcome. (Note: You’ll meet at the Picchetti Ranch Parking Area and carpool to the Waterwheel Creek trailhead.)

Where to Meet

For this activity at Monte Bello Preserve, meet at the Picchetti Ranch Preserve parking lot. From the intersection of I-280 and Foothill Expressway, go 3.5 miles southwest (toward the mountains) on Foothill Boulevard/Stevens Canyon Road.  Turn right on Montebello Road.  The preserve is 0.5 miles up Montebello Rd. on the left. Participants will carpool to the trailhead for this activity.

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