Sunol

East Bay: Sunol Saunter

Date:
Sunday, December 15, 2019
Time:
9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cost:
$5 per vehicle park entrance fee
Place:
Sunol Regional Wilderness Preserve
Sunol, Alameda County

Take a break from holiday shopping and enjoy the gift of the greenbelt. Our nature hike takes us up Indian Joe Creek to Cave Rocks, then down to Alameda Creek and Little Yosemite.

Along the way, we’ll view majestic Sycamore trees and hear how many of them owe their existence to an amazing event that happened back in 1862. We’ll also learn why geologists singĀ  “Old Man River” to explain why Alameda Creek follows the course that it does through the hills.

Photo: Allie Caulfield via Flickr

Outing Leaders:
Ken Lavin
Total Distance:
This is a moderate hike of about 5 miles with around 500 feet in elevation gain.
Weather Policy:

Rain cancels

Where to Meet:

We’ll meet at the park visitor center (Old Green Barn). There are restrooms near our meeting spot.

Leaders Note:

Bring water, lunch, dress in layers, and wear good hiking shoes. Bring poles if you normally use them. If you have questions about this outingĀ email Ken Lavin or phone (415) 543-6771 x321.

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