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

Red Moon Rising

Hikers in Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve (Lanette Otvos)
May 15, 2022
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monte Bello Preserve
Approximate Total Miles
5

Join docent naturalists Paul Billig and Jack Owicki to hike to Black Mountain for the "Red Moon Rising.” You’ll climb about 600 feet along the Waterwheel Creek Trail and Black Mountain Road to the ridgetop for your dinner stop. Within minutes after the near simultaneous sunset and moonrise, the full moon goes into total lunar eclipse. The moon will be coming out of eclipse as you hike back to your car. Bring a flashlight, warm clothing and something to sit on while viewing the eclipse. (Note: Directions will be sent.) Reservations are required and will be accepted on or after May 1 at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) and close May 13 at 2:00 p.m.

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