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 Fall 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.
Title Preserve Miles Activities
Sat, 11/17 10:00am to 1:30pm Clues to Local History - CANCELED Long Ridge Preserve 4.6
Sat, 11/17 1:00pm to 3:30pm Ohlone Master Gardeners Skyline Ridge Preserve 1.2
Sun, 11/18 9:00am to 12:30pm Creature Feature 2.5
Sun, 11/18 2:00pm to 4:30pm Astride the Sleeping Giant Los Trancos Preserve 2
Mon, 11/19 9:00am to 2:30pm Pre-Thanksgiving Workout Sierra Azul Preserve 11
Wed, 11/21 10:30am to 2:30pm Explorer Hike: Annual Turkey Trot Rancho San Antonio Preserve 6
Sat, 11/24 10:00am to 1:30pm Plant Communities and Native People Skyline Ridge Preserve 4
Sun, 11/25 9:30am to 12:30pm The Music and Poetry of Nature Picchetti Ranch Preserve 3


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.