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

A Seasonal Sense of Place

November 10, 2022
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monte Bello Preserve
Approximate Total Miles
4

Join Docent Naturalists Susan Bernhard, Noa Doitel, Maureen Draper, and Lina Mesa on autumn-scented Canyon Trail for a moderately-paced hike. You'll learn what plants and trees have to teach about surviving heat and drought. You’ll see cones, buckeyes nuts and acorns as well as the fruits and berries of the harvest season. You’ll hear and smell the crunch of bay leaves underfoot. As you walk along Steven’s Creek Nature Trail you'll explore the connectedness of life to the water cycle. Bring a snack or lunch.

Where to Meet

Meet at the preserve parking lot on Page Mill Road (across from Los Trancos Preserve), 7 miles west of I-280 or 1.5 miles east of Skyline Boulevard. Those traveling from I-280 on Page Mill Rd. should allow approximately 35 minutes travel time.

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