Exploring Hamilton Wetlands
Fall is the perfect time for a nature walk along one of the newest sections of the San Francisco Bay Trail.
We should see many of the migratory water birds that are now returning to these restored wetlands, so bring your bird guide and binoculars.
Photo: Suzanne Weakley
From San Francisco (Northbound Highway 101): Take Nave Drive exit (after Lucas Valley Road). Stay on Nave Drive and turn right onto Main Gate Road. From Main Gate Road, turn left onto S. Palm Drive, turn right onto Hanger Avenue. Continue to the end of Hanger Ave. There is a service road at the end of Hanger Avenue that connects directly to the trail.
From Santa Rosa (Southbound Highway 101): Take Bel Marin Keys Boulevard exit. Turn right (east), cross over Highway 101, and turn right onto Nave Drive. Continue south on Nave Drive and turn left onto Hamilton Parkway. From Hamilton Parkway, turn left onto S. Palm Drive, turn right onto Hanger Ave. Continue to the end of Hanger Ave. There is a service road at the end of Hanger Avenue that connects directly to the trail.
Click here for google directions to [Hanger Avenue and Stern Drive]. Continue to the end of Hanger Avenue. We’ll assemble at the end of Hangar Avenue. There is ample parking and a port-a-potty near the meeting point.
Bring lunch, water, dress in layers, and wear good walking shoes. If you have questions about this outing, email Ken Lavin or phone (415) 543-6771(x321)