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Wildlife Sightings

by iNaturalist


Length: 6.91 miles
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: Halfday
Created by YerbaQuercus

I am learning about the wildlife and flora of California.

Good for:
  • Views
  • Forests and Woodlands
  • Grasslands
  • Dirt


The trail has a lot of hills. The plant communities that dominate the landscape are oak woodland and grassland. Since I went there during the summer, the hills were brown. The view from anywhere on the trail is beautiful. I could see the bayshore. Along the loop, there was a lot of ground squirrels. They were out in the open and hiding in trees. I saw a few new oak saplings along the trail. There is no shade on the trail. It got hot, but I brought my water. The loop is south of Stanford University. There are hikers on the trail. I did not see any bicyclists, but I think it is possible, even though the hills can be pretty steep.


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