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

Morning Meander: Orchard to Creek

September 27, 2023
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Picchetti Ranch Preserve
Approximate Total Miles

Looking for a shorter morning hike through gentle terrain in congenial company? Join Docent Naturalists Laura Levin, Emma Finter, and Marie-Anne Neimat for a leisurely-paced exploration of the Zinfandel Trail. You'll stop frequently to discuss the preserve's agricultural history, geology, flora, and fauna. At the hike's conclusion, you'll have the options of relaxing in the shaded picnic area and exploring the historic winery grounds.

Where to Meet

Meet at the preserve parking lot on Montebello Road. 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 Rd.  The preserve is 0.5 miles up Montebello Rd. on the left.

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