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.

Full Winter Outdoor Activities Schedule

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 - Sunday, April 28

Once a year tours of Fremont and Cora Older’s historic home are offered by advance reservation.
Online reservations open on Thursday, March 28 at 10:00 am

Title Preserve Miles Activities
Sat, 2/23 9:45am to 12:00pm History Ride Fremont Older Preserve 12
Sat, 2/23 10:00am to 2:00pm Purisima Wet and Wild! Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve 5
Sun, 2/24 8:30am to 1:00pm Wonders of Cherry Springs Sierra Azul Preserve 3
Sun, 2/24 9:00am to 4:30pm Fungal Fun Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve 7
Sun, 2/24 9:30am to 2:30pm Early Wildflowers at Windy Hill Windy Hill Preserve 7


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.