Sunday, November 17 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Approximate Total Miles: 
  • Easy Hike
  • Suitable for children*
  • Meal Break

Explore how native people who lived in this area for thousands of years took care of the land before the arrival of Europeans. Join docents Marie Faust Evitt, Kim Borick, and Catherine Crawford-Swent for a leisurely-paced hike and fun activities along the beautiful Horseshoe Lake Trail. Discover how the Ohlone people used strategies like controlled burns and regular pruning to nurture plants and ensure abundant food and materials for homes, baskets and medicine. Engaged children who can comfortably hike more than 1.0 mile are welcome.

Where to Meet: 

Meet at the Preserve parking lot on Skyline Boulevard located one mile south of the Skyline Blvd. (Highway 35) and Page Mill/Alpine Road intersection.  After entering the Preserve, turn right and go to the farthest parking lot. Those traveling from I-280 on Page Mill Rd. should allow approximately 45 minutes travel time.

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