Join us on a guided hike in the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains! We’ll hike along El Corte Madera Creek and the Tafoni and Methuselah trails being intrigued by banana slugs, marbled murrelet, rainbow trout, tafoni sandstone formations, and a 1,835-year-old redwood. This is part of an annual series of 12 hikes where we visit a different biome each month.
Distance: 6.4 mi.
Elevation Gain: 1,234 ft.
Items to bring:
Layers + comfortable clothing (check the weather before leaving)
Snacks (we’ll have extra in case you forget)
Hat and/or sunscreen
Parking: El Corte de Madera Creek Preserve Parking Area – 16040 CA-35, Redwood City, CA 94062
Bathrooms: Yes, there are bathrooms at the parking lots.