East Bay: Summer Saunter in the Redwoods

Date:
Sunday, July 7, 2019
Time:
9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cost:
There is a $5 per vehicle park entrance fee.
Place:
Redwood Regional Park
Oakland, Alameda County

Beat the summer heat with a walk in the shade of 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.

Photo: Cary Bass-Deschenes via Flickr

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

Rain cancels.

Where to Meet:

We’ll assemble near the Fishway interpretive site. Park in the Wayside parking area, just beyond the Fishway site (both are on the left as you drive through the park beyond the entrance kiosk. There is a restroom across the street at the upper end of the Wayside parking area.

 

Leaders Note:

Bring water, lunch, 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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