Follow Docent Naturalists Bobbie Riedel, Nick Yatsko and Kate Bauer on this moderately-paced hike along the Harrington Creek Trail to explore the lower to central La Honda Creek Preserve. You’ll have access to a closed portion of this Preserve. Learn about coastal grasslands and how conservation grazing supports the management and recovery of endangered, threatened and special-status species that need the grassland habitat. You’ll also witness the La Honda Creek, a shaded redwood forest, a pond, and have opportunities to spot unique fauna and expansive viewpoints along the way.
(Note: A large section of this hike is on a rough unimproved trail with some exposed and steep uphill sections. Bring a snack and plenty of water). Reservations are required and will be accepted on or after September 27 at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) and close October 10 at 2:00 p.m.
Meet at the Sears Ranch Road Parking Area off Highway 84 in La Honda. From Highway 280, exit Sand Hill Road and head west. Turn right onto Portola Road; make a sharp left onto CA-84 West. Turn right onto Sears Ranch Road (13.6 miles). From Highway 1, take CA-84 East/La Honda Road/San Gregorio Road and turn left on Sears Ranch Road (9.2 miles).