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Where To Go

Many areas of Midpen preserves are open to the public daily, free of charge, providing an extensive trail network for low-impact recreation. Our programming connects people to nature through enriched experiences including environmental interpretation, docent-led activities and volunteer opportunities.  

Enjoy Your Preserves

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New to Open Space?

Open space preserves are generally kept in a natural condition in order to best protect the environment and wildlife habitat, and are developed with only the amenities needed to provide low-intensity recreation. Improvements may include paved or gravel parking areas, vault restrooms, signed trails for hiking, bicycling, and equestrian and dog use and an occasional picnic table.

Trail Closures

Trail conditions can vary depending on the time of year, the impact of rain and storms, construction and maintenance and other occurrences. Please be aware that trail closures may change from day to day without notice, based on current and predicted weather conditions. During winter storm season high waters can make creek crossings hazardous, so plan your outing accordingly. 

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