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

Sunset at Mindego Hill

May 13, 2023
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Russian Ridge Preserve
Approximate Total Miles

Join Docent Naturalists Ann Reisenauer, Susan Bernhard, Olga Bright, Sabra Abraham, Bobbie Riedel and Nancy Weintraub for a moderately-paced hike along the Ancient Oaks, Ridge and Bo Gimbal trails. You’ll climb Borel Hill and spot a variety of spring wildflowers while you enjoy the approaching dusk and reflect on nature’s rhythms. At the end of the hike, you’ll walk over to the Audrey Rust overlook and enjoy your own snack while you watch the sun set behind Mindego Hill.

Where to Meet

Meet at the Mindego Gateway Parking Area on Alpine Road.  From I-280, exit Page Mill Road and head west. Drive about 9 miles to the junction with Skyline Boulevard, cross over Skyline Blvd. and on to Alpine Road. Continue on Alpine Rd. for 1.5 miles. Parking area is on the right. Allow 45 minutes travel time from I-280.

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