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

Ramble at Rancho

October 30, 2023
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rancho San Antonio Preserve
Approximate Total Miles

Enjoy the trails at this preserve with a "Lucky Seven" hike ("Seven Switchbacks") with Docent Naturalists Nancy Weintraub, Nick Yatsko and Rae Collins. This moderately-paced exercise-focused hike will traverse through riparian, oak woodlands, and chaparral habitats on the scenic Wildcat Canyon Loop Trail. Will there be water in the creek? Come find out. (Note: Bring a snack. This activity is for individuals who are comfortable climbing 850-feet with "long distance hiking" at 2.5 miles per hour.)

Where to Meet

Meet near the restroom at the bottom of the hill in the preserve parking lot farthest to the right. From I-280, take Foothill Boulevard south and turn right almost immediately onto Cristo Rey Drive. Continue about 1 mile, veer right around the traffic circle, and turn left into the park. After entering the preserve, turn right and drive approximately 0.3 miles to Lot 6

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