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

A Sense of Place and Season

November 11, 2023
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monte Bello Preserve
Approximate Total Miles

Join Docent Naturalists Susan Bernhard, Noa Doitel, Maureen Draper, and Annie Guo to learn what a variety of plants, including trees, can teach about surviving heat and drought. Witness cones, buckeyes and acorns, and the fruits, berries and seeds of the harvest season along the Stevens Creek Nature and White Oak trails. Use your senses to hear and smell the crunch of bay leaves underfoot on this moderately-paced hike. You'll also learn about the connectedness of life to the water cycle.

Where to Meet

Meet at the Monte Bello Parking Area 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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