Experience how the redwoods surround you with serenity on a fine day and you’ll breathe in some of the cleanest air in the world with docents Bob Segalla, Sam Berry, and Catherine Crawford-Swent while hiking on the Purisima Creek and Craig Britton Trails. This moderately-paced, 5.3-mile, 500-foot elevation change hike is suitable for capable children and has a downhill return.
Reservations are required and will be accepted on or after July 21. See website.
Meet at the Purisima Creek trailhead on Purisima Creek Road. From the Highway 92 and Highway 1 intersection in Half Moon Bay, travel south on Highway 1 approximately 4.3 miles. Turn left on Verde Road. After turning on Verde Rd. and traveling 0.25 miles, continue straight to remain on what becomes Purisima Creek Rd. (Verde Rd. splits off to the right.) Travel approximately 3.7 miles on Purisima Creek Rd. to reach the Preserve.