Date and time of event: April 9 – Sunday, 2:00- 4:00
Location of event: Point Pinole Regional Shoreline Park
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Title of event: Nature Walk
Cost to attend event: Free
Great Park with lots of options; gorgeous views of San Francisco, Marin ‘s China Basin, and north San Pablo Bay. (http://www.ebparks.org/parks/pt_pinole)
Open meadows are crisscrossed with pathways and lined with eucalyptus forests. Paved pathways nicely accommodate speedy wheelchairs. The terrain is, for the most part, flat. There is a free shuttle for seniors on the hour and the half hour.
This park also has interesting history grounded in the Giant Powder (Dynamite) Company.
Event contact person: name, email & phone number:
Claire Heinzelman, Claire.firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 650 619-4016
Where to meet :
5551 Giant Highway, Richmond, CA (for GPS)
Meet at the Parking Lot by Shuttle stop.
Transportation options if available: Carpools are always recommended. I can take three people. Call or e-mail four or more days before to arrange. First come, first reserved. If you can offer a ride please call and let me know.
How to get there: directions or map (if necessary)
From Highway I-80 in Richmond, exit Richmond Parkway going west (L).
Take a right hand turn (R) onto Giant Highway clover leaf… watch for signage after crossing RR tracks as is small (Do not enter small housing development rather turn right (R) just after crossing tracks. Park is on your left (L). Approximately 20 minutes from University exit and I-80.
Equipment or special clothing, (if necessary)
Bring water as desired. Dress in layers and bring a rain jacket if weather demands. The trails are relatively flat so poles are not required but certainly bring them if they help you enjoy the hike.
Heavy rain cancels.