Explore the rich history of ranching that took place in this beautiful Preserve and that still continues today. Travel the Harrington Creek Trail with docents Chris Christensen and Nora Sullivan, traversing the sites of the Ray, Zanoni, Wool, Folger, and Driscoll ranches that operated in these hills then climb to a distant ridge offering spectacular views of the San Gregorio watershed and the Pacific Ocean. Wildflowers and cows are expected along your route.
Approximately 6 mile moderately difficult hike.
Meet at the Sears Ranch Road parking lot off Highway 84 in La Honda. From Highway 280, exit Sand Hill Road and head west. Turn right onto Portola Road; make a sharp left onto CA-84 West. Turn right onto Sears Ranch Road (13.6 miles). From Highway 1, take CA-84 East/La Honda Road/San Gregorio Road and turn left on Sears Ranch Road (9.2 miles).