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

Ramble at Rancho

December 11, 2023
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rancho San Antonio Preserve
Approximate Total Miles

Enjoy trails along the waterways with Docent Naturalists Nancy Weintraub, Anouchka Gaillard, and Peter Maxwell. This moderately-paced, exercise-focused hike will traverse riparian, oak woodlands, and chaparral habitats on the Wildcat Loop Trail to High Meadow Trail and returning via Rogue Valley Trail. Will there be water in the creek and in the pond? Come find out. This activity is for individuals comfortable climbing 850-feet with "long distance hiking" at 2.5 miles per hour. (Note: Bring a snack.)

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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