Tracks in sand, Ravenswood Preserve by Ellie Van Houtte

For adventurous kids, the best playground is the great outdoors. The FREE docent-led activities listed below are suitable for kids making your next family hiking trip even more exciting, educational, and fun. Choose from a variety of wildflower walks, beginning geocaching, wildlife hikes, and more!  For a complete list of ALL the activities offered, visit our docent-led activities page.

In addition to the kid-friendly activities listed below, families might also enjoy visiting the David C. Daniels Nature Center, or exploring one of our interpretive trails on their own.

June
Title Preserve Miles Activities
06/01/2019 - 5:45pm to 11:00pm In the Glow of the Night Monte Bello Preserve 4.5
06/02/2019 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm Earthquake Hike Los Trancos Preserve 2-3
06/05/2019 - 10:30am to 2:30pm Explorer Hike: The Wild Side Coal Creek Preserve 4-5
06/06/2019 - 9:30am to 12:30pm All Creatures Great and Small Thornewood Preserve 3 miles
06/30/2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm Search for the Everlasting Picchetti Ranch Preserve 4
06/30/2019 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm Ohlone Past and Present Skyline Ridge Preserve 1
July
Title Preserve Miles Activities
07/07/2019 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm Earthquake Hike Los Trancos Preserve 2.5
07/13/2019 - 8:00am to 11:30am Literature, Lore, and Life Sciences Rancho San Antonio Preserve 5
07/13/2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Introductory Geocaching Hike Los Trancos Preserve 2.5
07/13/2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm Exploring the Baylands Ravenswood Preserve 3
07/20/2019 - 8:30pm to 11:30pm Moth Night I Monte Bello Preserve 0
07/27/2019 - 9:30am to 11:45am CANCELLED - Birds of the Bayside Ravenswood Preserve 2.4
07/27/2019 - 8:30pm to 11:30pm Moth Night II Monte Bello Preserve 0
07/28/2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm View from the Ridge Long Ridge Preserve 5
August
Title Preserve Miles Activities
08/04/2019 - 10:30am to 2:30pm Redwood Oxygen Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve 5.3
08/04/2019 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm Earthquake Hike Los Trancos Preserve 2
08/24/2019 - 5:00pm to 10:30pm Arachnophilia! Monte Bello Preserve 4