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Seniors Hike for Health | The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park

Tuesday, May 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

| Free

Led by Richard Tejeda founder of Saved By Nature, we’ll take a leisurely stroll along the Old Growth Loop to the scenic creekside Pourroy Picnic Area. From there, we’ll loop around to a moss and fern-covered grotto and a “crazy forest” of twisted trees. Tiger lily garden is the best place to look for large colonies of these bright orange beauties. We’ll take a short side trip to be amazed by The Advocate. At 250 feet tall and 45 feet in circumference, it’s the largest redwood in the park!

Food: Chips and water will be provided with turkey, peppered turkey, ham, roast beef, or veggie sandwich options.

Distance: 3.2 mi.

Elevation Gain: 430 ft.

Type: Loop

Parking fee: $10

Items to bring:
Layers + comfortable clothing (check the weather before leaving)
Snacks (we’ll have extra in case you forget)
Water Bottle (we’ll have water)
Hat and/or sunscreen

Parking & Meeting Location: The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park Entrance Station

Address: 664-784 Aptos Creek Fire Rd, Aptos, CA 95003

Restrooms: Yes, there are restrooms.

Seniors: 60+


Saved By Nature
(408) 627-2760


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Richard Tejeda


The Forest of Nisene Marks
664-784 Aptos Creek Fire Rd
Aptos, 95003 United States
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