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NATURE WALK - Martin Luther King Jr Regional Shoreline , Arrowhead Marsh Trail - All skill levels!
Monday, November 8, 2021, 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Martin Luther King, Jr. Regional Preserve - Arrowhead Marsh
1 Swan Way
Registration is recommended
Arrowhead marsh, flat and paved, go at your own pace
RSVP to Jeanette Ward or self register
650-954-7476 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, Nov 8 10 AM - Noonish
Martin Luther King, Jr. Regional Preserve, Arrowhead Marsh
1 Swan Way, Oakland
Accessibility: Yes for wheelchairs and walkers
A ramped observation deck looks out over the 50 acre salt marsh. There are restrooms. The easy walk along this tidal Arrowhead Marsh (great for wintering and migrating water birds at this time of year) can be extended for longer, faster walkers - paved and level. While it is 3.7 miles out and back, we will accommodate a much shorter walk. Easy to turn around at any point, so great for all skill levels. The tide will be coming up, so we may see birds. Walkers can go at their own pace and distance. Walk leaders will accompany, as needed.
While we need it! Rain cancels!
Where to meet
We will meet at the second parking lot on the left on the access road which is reached at 1 Swan Road, Oakland.
What to bring
Binoculars if you have them, good hiking shoes or boots, layered clothing for variable weather, water and snack. Hiking poles are optional - trail is paved and flat. Bring your cell phone if you have one.
How to get there: Directions: From Rockridge BART (lots free on weekends) get on Hwy 24, to Hwy 980 to Oakland. Merge with Hwy 880 south to Hegenberger exit. Turn Right onto Hegenberger Road, then Turn Right onto Doolittle Dr. Turn Right on Swan Way, and immediately turn Left to enter the park. Park in the second parking lot on the left, which is about 100 yards from the entrance. Restrooms are available there.
Transportation: Members can request a ride through the AV volunteer service program, or you may bring your guest who can drive and join us on the walk.
Covid precautions: If you are vaccinated you do not need a mask. If you are not vaccinated you must wear a mask.