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

Morning Meander: Follow the Creek

July 24, 2024
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve
Approximate Total Miles

Visit the stately redwoods and lush creekside vegetation along the lower portion of the Purisima Creek Trail with Docent Naturalists Laura Levin, Emma Finter, and Marie-Anne Neimat. You’ll enjoy a shaded, leisurely-paced hike on gently rolling terrain while observing the special ecosystem of the redwood forest and learning about the logging history of the area. Reservations are required and will be accepted on or after July 10 at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) and close July 23 at 2:00 p.m.

Where to Meet

Meet at the Purisima Creek trailhead on Purisima Creek Road. From the Highway 92 and Highway 1 intersection in Half Moon Bay, travel south on Highway 1 approximately 4.3 miles. Turn left on Verde Road. After turning on Verde Rd. and traveling 0.25 miles, continue straight to remain on what becomes Purisima Creek Rd. (Verde Rd. splits off to the right.) Travel approximately 3.7 miles on Purisima Creek Rd. to reach the preserve. There are 7 spaces and 1 ADA parking at this area. 

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