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

Spineless Wonders

April 8, 2023
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Windy Hill Preserve
Approximate Total Miles

Join Docent Naturalists Debbi Brusco, Jack Owicki, and Jan Hintermeister on a nocturnal invertebrate treasure hunt. You'll meander along the Spring Ridge and Betsy Crowder trails with extended stops. After dinner, you'll listen for night creatures. This moderately-paced hike with 200-600 feet elevation gains is geared toward adults; attentive children 10 years and older are welcome. Bring dinner, ground cover to sit on, and a flashlight with a red filter/cellophane covering if you have it.

Reservations are required and will be accepted on or after March 25 at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) and close April 7 at 2:00 p.m.

Where to Meet

The Lower Windy Hill Parking Area at the lower portion of the preserve is located on Portola Road. Please note: This parking lot fills quickly. Please do not park on Portola Road: parking is strictly enforced.

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