Easter Morning Wildflower Walk on Mount Diablo

Date:
Sunday, April 1, 2018
Time:
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cost:
$6 per vehicle park entrance fee (exact change required)
Place:
Mount Diablo State Park
Clayton, Contra Costa County

Had your fill of Easter eggs? Then come join us for a spring wildflower hunt on Mount Diablo.

Mitchell Canyon is a Bay Area floral hot spot, and we are sure to find some rare and not-so-rare spring bloomers as we hike. We’ll share stories of early botanical pioneers, explain how the flowers come to be named, and describe Native American uses of local flowering plants. Don’t be surprised if we spot some native (Easter) bunnies along the trail.

Photo: Miguel Vieira via Flickr

Outing Leaders:
Ken Lavin
Total Distance:
This is a easy to moderate hike of about 4 miles with a few hundred feet in elevation gain.
Weather Policy:

Rain cancels.

Where to Meet:

We will assemble at the Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center. Restrooms and water are available at the trailhead.

Leaders Note:

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

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