Fernandez Ranch Ramble

Date:
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Time:
9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cost:
Free, RSVP required.
Place:
Fernandez Ranch
Martinez, Contra Costa County

Join us for a saunter in fantastic Fernandez Ranch, one of the open space treasures preserved and managed by the John Muir Land Trust.

Our route includes the Whipsnake, Woodrat, Woodland, and Windmill Trails (and any other path we come across starting with the letter “W”). We’ll keep an eye out for the oddly-shaped flower of Dutchman’s Pipe, host plant for the beautiful Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly.

Photo: Carolyn Schour

Outing Leaders:
Liz Watson
Total Distance:
This is a moderate hike of four to five miles with several hundred feet in elevation gain.
Weather Policy:

Rain cancels.

Where to Meet:

We’ll meet at the parking area for Fernandez Ranch. There is an outhouse and drinking fountain near our meeting area.

Leaders Note:

Bring liquids, lunch, dress in layers, and wear good hiking shoes. Bring poles if you normally use them.

If you have questions about this outing, email Ken Lavin or phone (415) 543-6771 x321.

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