docent-led hike

Scroll down to see the many FREE docent-led activities on Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District preserves. All activities are led by trained volunteer docents and are free of charge. Some activities require reservations. Please refer to the Reservation Information page for full details.

Winter Outdoor Activities Schedule (December - February)

Winter Schedule at a Glance

Weather/Trail Condition Policy For all Docent-led activities - Heavy or ongoing rain at the activity site cancels the activity. In the event of light rain or the threat of rain, docents will meet participants at the meeting place and the determination will be made at that time. For mountain bike or horseback rides - Heavy rain within two days prior cancels the activity.

Fremont Older House Tours are not being offered in 2020. Please make a note to check next year for availability of tours.

Title Preserve Miles Activities
Tue, 2/18 1:00pm to 4:00pm Arrival of Spring Pulgas Ridge Preserve 4.25
Wed, 2/19 10:30am to 2:30pm Explorer Hike: The Oljon Trail El Corte de Madera Creek Preserve 5
Sat, 2/22 8:30am to 12:30pm Literature, Lore, and Life Sciences Skyline Ridge Preserve 5.5
Sat, 2/22 9:00am to 12:00pm Beginning Bayland Birding Ravenswood Preserve 2.4
Sat, 2/22 1:30pm to 5:00pm Wandering and Writing in Nature Long Ridge Preserve 4.6
Sun, 2/23 7:45am to 1:45pm Umunhum Barlow Explorer Sierra Azul Preserve 6
Sun, 2/23 9:00am to 11:30am Trail Run - Landmark Tour El Corte de Madera Creek Preserve 9.6
Sun, 2/23 10:30am to 2:30pm Redwood Oxygen Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve 5.3


If you have a group of 8 or more people who would like to attend a docent-led activity listed in Outdoor Activities, please contact the Interpretation & Education Program Manager at (650) 691-1200 x536 to discuss in advance. Other arrangements may need to be considered for your group.