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

A Walk in the Garden

February 9, 2023
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Windy Hill Preserve
Approximate Total Miles
3.5

On this moderately-paced hike you'll explore a chilly evergreen forest that alternates with dry open chaparral terrain and observe the native flora that grow in these different habitats. With Docent Naturalists Susan Bernhard, Maureen Draper, and Noa Doitel as your guides, you'll learn about the water cycle, and how the trees and fog help 'water' the surrounding garden of native plants, and observe how many native plants get a jumpstart on growing quite early in the year. Reservations are required and will be accepted on or after January 26 at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) and close February 8 at 2:00 p.m.

Where to Meet

Meet at the Upper Spring Ridge Roadside Parking on Skyline Boulevard (Highway 35), just north of Spring Ridge Trail head. 

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