Leader: Biologist Kate Symonds and LP Staff Heather Knoll
join Biologist Kate Symonds of the Fitch Mountain Association for a
walk through the woods of Healdsburg Ridge to enjoy the arrival of spring
We’ll hike and talk throughout the 160-acre preserve exploring on our way to the “Russian River Overlook”. Our walk will be a short distance (2-3 miles) with a few moderate to steep grades, taking us through oak woodlands, grasslands and serpentine chaparral.
What if it's raining?
We will continue in a light rain but cancel in the case of heavy rain
or high winds. If in doubt please call (707) 544-7284 (then press 1)
after 8 AM on the day of the outing. If there is no special message the
event is on!
Where:Healdsburg Ridge Preserve Arabian Way trailhead. Street parking.
From Highway 101, Take the Dry Creek exit and go east. Turn left (north) on Healdsburg Avenue and go about 1 mile. Turn right (east) onto Parkland Farms Boulevard and travel to the eastern end of the road (about ¾ miles). Turn right onto Bridle Path and look for on-street parking. Trailhead is at the eastern end of Arabian Way
What to bring:
Re-fillable water bottle
Shoes with good tread for walking
Clothing in layers
Notebook if you'd like
You will be asked to sign a liability waiver.
There is no restroom or water at property.
Though dogs are allowed at Healdsburg Ridge, we ask that you leave them at home for this outing
There is poison oak on the property, and (as everywhere) ticks. Please do a thorough tick check at home after the outing.
Location : Healdsburg Ridge Open Space Preserve, 499 Arabian Way Healdsburg, CA, 95448