docent-led hike

Scroll down to see the many FREE Docent-led Activities on Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District preserves. All activities are led by trained volunteer docents and are free of charge. Some activities require reservations. Please refer to the Reservation Information page for full details.

Full Summer Outdoor Activities Schedule

Weather/Trail Condition Policy For all Docent-led activities - Heavy or ongoing rain at the activity site cancels the activity. In the event of light rain or the threat of rain, docents will meet participants at the meeting place and the determination will be made at that time. For mountain bike or horseback rides - Heavy rain within two days prior cancels the activity.
July
Title Preserve Miles Activities
Wed, 7/18 10:30am to 2:30pm Explorer Hike: Redwood Rambles Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve 5
Sat, 7/21 10:00am to 2:00pm Shade and Views El Corte de Madera Creek Preserve 5
Sat, 7/28 8:30pm to 11:45pm Moth Night Monte Bello Preserve 0
August
Title Preserve Miles Activities
Sat, 8/4 8:30am to 9:30am Mount Umunhum: Past and Present Sierra Azul Preserve 1
Sun, 8/5 2:00pm to 4:30pm Earthquake Hike Los Trancos Preserve 2-3
Wed, 8/8 10:00am to 1:00pm Scenic Aerobic Hike I El Corte de Madera Creek Preserve 4-6
Sat, 8/11 5:00pm to 10:30pm Arachnophilia! Monte Bello Preserve 4
Mon, 8/13 9:00am to 12:00pm Signs of Summer Pulgas Ridge Preserve 4
Wed, 8/15 10:30am to 2:30pm Explorer Hike: Nutmegs of Red Mountain Long Ridge Preserve 5
Mon, 8/20 10:00am to 3:00pm Cool Summer Workout Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve 10
Fri, 8/24 10:00am to 1:30pm Sweet Smells of Summer Picchetti Ranch Preserve 4.5
Fri, 8/31 9:00am to 12:30pm Notable Landmarks Skyline Ridge Preserve 3.5

Groups

If you have a group of 8 or more people who would like to attend a docent-led activity listed in Outdoor Activities, please contact the Docent Programs Manager at (650) 691-1200 to discuss in advance. Other arrangements may need to be considered for your group.