When: Tuesday, Feb. 16 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Redwood Regional Park, Redwood Bowl Staging Area, Skyline Drive
Contact: Audre Newman (c) firstname.lastname@example.org to register
Accessibility: Not wheelchair accessible
NATURE WALK: REDWOOD PARK:Graham-Dunn-
Baccharis -W. Ridge looP : a moderate hike,
3.5 miles long-significant elevation gain
Description : . We will start at the Redwood Bowl and head south on the Graham trail, plunging into the redwood forest that the park is famous for. At mile 1.7, the lowest point, the broad dirt trail opens into chaparral then oak, then pine, before reaching the west ridge. The trail is well-maintained dirt the entire way.
Where to meet: We will meet at the Roberts Regional Park, Redwood Bowl Staging Area parking lot on Skyline Blvd. just north of the Roberts Recreation area, and just south of the Chabot Space Center.
What to bring: Dress warmly for variable weather conditions. Bring water, snacks, and hiking poles if you normally use them on hikes. Poles can be helpful for balance and to maneuver on any uneven segments on the trails. Poles can also help you step over puddles if it's been rainy.
Directions: From Hwy 13 go south to Joaquin Miller Road. Go left at the stop sign to get on Joaquin Miller Rd. Follow Joaquin Miller Road and turn Left at the stop light onto Skyline Blvd. Drive about a mile until you have passed the Roberts Recreation Area entrance. About 100 yds beyond turn R (east) into The Redwood Bowl Staging area parking lot. The parking lot is also about 100 yards south of the entrance to Chabot Space & Science Center.
*Limit group size to 6 (including leader). First 5 members to register with coordinator before Feb. 15 will walk together. Additional walkers will be added if we have enough leaders to create a second group of 5.
*Masks are to be worn at all times.
*Social distance of 6ft will be maintained throughout the walk
*Hand sanitizer will be used at the beginning and end of the walk in lieu of hand washing.
Rain or AQI (Air Quality Index) above 50 cancels the walk. Predicted temperatures must be below 80ºF.