Saturday, April 6 9:30am to 12:30pm
Approximate Total Miles: 
  • Easy Hike

“Earth laughs in flowers,” wrote one poet. On this leisurely hike along the Waterwheel Creek Trail and fire road approach to Black Mountain you’ll see wildflowers and hear memorable lines from poets and even enjoy a little music to celebrate spring. Learn about the unique geology of Monte Bello Ridge and the trees and plantlife it supports. Appropriate for capable children 8 years and older. Maureen Draper and Susan Bernhard will be your docent guides. (Note: Participants will carpool/caravan to the trailhead.)

Where to Meet: 

For this activity at Monte Bello Preserve, meet at the Picchetti Ranch Preserve parking lot. From the intersection of I-280 and Foothill Expressway, go 3.5 miles southwest (toward the mountains) on Foothill Boulevard/Stevens Canyon Road.  Turn right on Montebello Road.  The preserve is 0.5 miles up Montebello Rd. on the left. Participants will carpool to the trailhead for this activity.

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