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Senderos: Excursiones

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park 2605 Adobe Canyon Rd, Kenwood, CA

¡Nuestro programa de excursiones para fomentar la aptitud física está de regreso! Los líderes le guiarán en una series de ocho caminatas semanales para excursionistas principiantes. Cada excursión aumentará en dificultad o duración. A menos a que sea mencionado, todas … Read more

Free – $30

Hideaway Hike

Del Valle Regional Park 7000 Del Valle Rd, Livermore, CA

Discover some of the critters that hide away from view as hiking along the trail to Bobcat Cove. This will be a slow-paced guided hike of about 2 miles round trip with some hills. Wear sturdy shoes that may get … Read more

Free

Exploring the Landscape through an Indigenous Perspective

Pepperwood Preserve 2130 Pepperwood Preserve Road , Santa Rosa, CA

Join Clint McKay, Pepperwood’s Indigenous Education Coordinator for a hike to explore Pepperwood’s landscape, which sits within the traditional homeland of the Wappo people. As we traverse the trails and habitats of Pepperwood, Clint will share insights into his traditional … Read more

$30 – $34

Winter Birding Wonders – Bird Behavior

Tolay Lake Regional Park 5869 Lakeville Highway, Petaluma, CA

Designed for new birders and beginners, this workshop will help you develop your bird-watching skills while learning more about our feathered friends and their world. Flittering, fluttering, singing, and hopping: Birds are rarely still and by simply observing there's plenty to … Read more

$10 – $12

Flyway Festival Raptor Walk

Sears Point Trailhead 7699 Reclamation Road, Sonoma, CA

Winter is a great time to see the birds on the San Pablo Bay. Celebrate the Flyway Festival with Sonoma Land Trust and raptor guide Larry Broderick on the Dickson Trail at the San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Bring … Read more

Free

Tennessee Valley Hike

Tennessee Valley Trailhead 591 Tennessee Valley Rd, Mill Valley, CA

As you meander through this lovely valley, you might get a glimpse of bobcats or jackrabbits. You'll pass through coastal scrub that could be teaming with birds, walk along a freshwater wetland, and enjoy lunch on the beach. This is … Read more

Free
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Senderos: Excursiones

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park 2605 Adobe Canyon Rd, Kenwood, CA

¡Nuestro programa de excursiones para fomentar la aptitud física está de regreso! Los líderes le guiarán en una series de ocho caminatas semanales para excursionistas principiantes. Cada excursión aumentará en dificultad o duración. A menos a que sea mencionado, todas … Read more

Free – $30

Scavenger Hunt Hike

Coyote Hills Regional Park 8000 Patterson Ranch Rd, Fremont, CA

Use your powers of observation to find natural and seasonal treasures on the trail. Find them all and earn a special prize! This is a drop-in program; no registration is required.

Free

Field Trip: Palo Alto Baylands

Palo Alto Baylands Park

On this trip, you will wander past brackish sloughs, marshes, and the duck pond looking for shorebirds, wading birds, ducks, raptors, and songbirds. In addition to observing diverse bird species, you will stop at several buildings and locations steeped in … Read more

Free
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Seniors Hikes for Health 2023

San Francisco Bay Area

The Seniors Hike for Health program is free and held on every 3rd Tuesday of each month from 10 AM-1 PM. Hikes are 2-3 miles long and range from easy to moderate. Naturalist-led hikes are designed for seniors age 55+ to … Read more

Free
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Senderos: Excursiones

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park 2605 Adobe Canyon Rd, Kenwood, CA

¡Nuestro programa de excursiones para fomentar la aptitud física está de regreso! Los líderes le guiarán en una series de ocho caminatas semanales para excursionistas principiantes. Cada excursión aumentará en dificultad o duración. A menos a que sea mencionado, todas … Read more

Free – $30

Night Sky Exploration

Pepperwood Preserve 2130 Pepperwood Preserve Road , Santa Rosa, CA

Experience a night of celestial wonders! Enjoy an introductory lecture with host Bing Quock, Assistant Director of the Morrison Planetarium at the California Academy of Sciences. After dark, Bing will take you on a tour of the sky, showing you … Read more

$30 – $35

Healing in Nature: Picchetti Ranch with Green Foothills

Picchetti Ranch Open Space Preserve

Join Green Foothills and local healers for an introduction to the Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku, also known as forest bathing, at Picchetti Ranch Open Space Preserve (no water is involved, but you will metaphorically bathe in the forest atmosphere). This … Read more

Free

Family Walk: Indian Valley

Indian Valley Preserve 1800 Ignacio Blvd, Novato

With luck and rain, the ponds might have frogs, toads, newts, or insects that you can look at and learn about. Then you’ll walk up to the waterfall, which is a perfect place to enjoy lunch.

Free

Early Wildflowers at Chimney Rock

Point Reyes National Seashore 1 Bear Valley Road, Point Reyes Station, CA

Spring is just around the corner and this is one of the best places to celebrate its coming. The coastal bluffs along the outer reaches of the Pt Reyes Peninsula host a lovely display of early wildflowers. You'll take your … Read more

Free

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Senderos: Excursiones

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park 2605 Adobe Canyon Rd, Kenwood, CA

¡Nuestro programa de excursiones para fomentar la aptitud física está de regreso! Los líderes le guiarán en una series de ocho caminatas semanales para excursionistas principiantes. Cada excursión aumentará en dificultad o duración. A menos a que sea mencionado, todas … Read more

Free – $30

Pollinators in the Park

Del Valle Regional Park 7000 Del Valle Rd, Livermore, CA

Pollinators come in all shapes and sizes, discover the many forms these park patrons take and how they each get the job done. Then let's hit the trail to spot them in action. You'll walk the Oak Hills Trail which is … Read more

Free
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Senderos: Excursiones

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park 2605 Adobe Canyon Rd, Kenwood, CA

¡Nuestro programa de excursiones para fomentar la aptitud física está de regreso! Los líderes le guiarán en una series de ocho caminatas semanales para excursionistas principiantes. Cada excursión aumentará en dificultad o duración. A menos a que sea mencionado, todas … Read more

Free – $30

Park Rx: Intermediate Hiking for Fitness

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park 2605 Adobe Canyon Rd, Kenwood, CA

If you have previously completed the Beginner Hiking for Fitness Program, or can hike a little more than 4 miles with at least 1,000 ft of elevation, this series is for you. The program leaders will guide you on a … Read more

$80

Plant Power and Wonderful Wildflowers

Del Valle Regional Park 7000 Del Valle Rd, Livermore, CA

Learn about the parks powerful producers and how they harness the energy of the sun. Take a walk along the East Ridge Trail which is a wide fire road trail with some hills to observe seasonal blooms.

Free

Healing in Nature Series: Laguna Seca

North Coyote Valley Conservation Area Santa Teresa Blvd, San Jose, CA

The Green Foothills community is invited to come together and spend time outdoors. Join at Laguna Seca, located in the North Coyote Valley Conservation Area (NCVCA), where local healers will lead you through a restorative meditation curated for you and … Read more

Free
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Senderos: Excursiones

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park 2605 Adobe Canyon Rd, Kenwood, CA

¡Nuestro programa de excursiones para fomentar la aptitud física está de regreso! Los líderes le guiarán en una series de ocho caminatas semanales para excursionistas principiantes. Cada excursión aumentará en dificultad o duración. A menos a que sea mencionado, todas … Read more

Free – $30

Volunteer Opportunity: Spring Equinox Self-Guided BioBlitz at the Refuge

Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Alviso Environmental Education Center 1751 Grand Blvd, Alviso

Interested in a volunteer opportunity you can do on your own? Are you looking for an activity you can do safely with your family? Want to find a new way to celebrate the start of Spring? Join us for a … Read more

Free

Fossils & Flowers Hike

Shell Ridge Open Space 1035 Castle Rock Road, Walnut Creek, CA

Enjoy spotting birds and wildflowers as meandering through the oak woodland to view million-year-old fossils in Shell Ridge. Be sure to bring plenty of water and a snack, and dress in layers. Sturdy shoes or hiking boots are recommended. Heavy rain … Read more

Free
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Seniors Hikes for Health 2023

San Francisco Bay Area

The Seniors Hike for Health program is free and held on every 3rd Tuesday of each month from 10 AM-1 PM. Hikes are 2-3 miles long and range from easy to moderate. Naturalist-led hikes are designed for seniors age 55+ to … Read more

Free