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Mount Wanda

Park managed by: National Park Service

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329 acre Park managed by: National Park Service

This oak woodland offers sweeping views of Contra Costa, and was originally part of John Muir’s ranch.

Its now part of the John Muir National HIstoric Site on the outskirts of Martinez.

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Mount Wanda with John Muir

by Ann Sieck

Hike originally published in the April 2008 issue of Bay Nature magazine The John Muir National Historic Site is a fascinating window on "John-of-the-Mountains" as father and farmer. His love of nature never flagged during his years caring for fruit orchards in Martinez, and as we climb Mount Wanda, a grassy oak-cloaked knob south of […]

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