Springtime Saunter

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John Muir once said about hiking, “I don’t like either the word or the thing. People ought to saunter in the mountains – not hike!” You’ll saunter up the hill through the blue oak woodland and then be dazzled by … Read more

Save Mount Diablo: Sauntering & Soloing

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Hike Save Mount Diablo’s beautiful Mangini Ranch, its first public educational preserve, and connect more deeply to nature through a contemplative solo exercise amidst an oak woodland forest with beautiful vistas. Every participant should bring a journal and pen along … Read more

Mitchell Canyon Medicinal Herb Walk

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Join this meander ( 2 miles hike) around the base of Mount Diablo to explore the medicinal plants growing along the trails at Mitchell Canyon. You will talk about the modern-day uses of the plants you see and discover some … Read more

Plant Power and Wonderful Wildflowers

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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.

Glen Oaks Ranch Walk

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Join Sonoma Land Trust and Ag + Open Space for a hike (appr. 3 miles) at Glen Oaks Ranch, a historic ranch located in Sonoma Valley near Glen Ellen. February brings blooming manzanita and ceanothus to the landscape. You’ll also get … Read more

Flyway Festival Raptor Walk

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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

Super Stroll & Roll 2023

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Join Ridge Trail volunteers for the 8th annual Super Stroll & Roll! Stroll (walk) or Roll (bike) with the group or go at your own pace. All four routes take place in San Francisco and are accessible by public transit: 1. … Read more

Winter Birding Wonders – Bird Behavior

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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

Hideaway Hike

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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