East Bay: Roving Oakland’s Redwoods

Date:
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Time:
9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cost:
There is a $5/vehicle park entrance fee.
Place:
Redwood Regional Park
Oakland, Alameda County

Put some “spring” in your step with a shady hike through Oakland’s redwood forest.

Oakland is named for the coast live oak, but it was once home to some of the world’s largest redwoods. We’ll walk beneath the “youthful” decedents of those ancient giants and share some forest folklore and fascinating facts about California’s state tree. We might even kiss a banana slug.

Photo: Cary Bass-Deschenes via Flickr

 

Outing Leaders:
Carolyn Schour
Total Distance:
This is a moderate hike of 4 to 5 miles with several hundred feet in elevation change.
Weather Policy:

Rain cancels.

Where to Meet:

We’ll assemble near the Canyon Meadow Staging Area at the end of the paved road up from Redwood Gate.

Leaders Note:

Bring water, snacks, dress in layers, and wear good hiking shoes. Bring poles if you normally use them. If you have any questions about this outing, email Ken Lavin or phone him at 415-543-6771 x321.

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