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Saturday, September 15 10:00am to 2:00pm
Approximate Total Miles: 
  • Moderate Hike
  • Meal Break

Join docents Chris Christensen, Sam Berry, and Ann McCarty for a moderately-paced out and back hike along Purisima Creek Trail where you’ll discover the surprising history of the sawmills that once operated in the canyon, and ponder the remnants of the ancient forest that haunt the area today. Reservations are required and will be accepted on or after September 1.


Where to Meet: 

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.

Registration is unavaialbe because:

  • Registration is closed