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Steve's Nature OutsideHikes and workshops are open to everyone free of charge.

This page is updated monthly.  New hikes may be scheduled between hikes already on the calendar.

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June 2017


Hike the Mallard Slough Trail
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)June 17, 2017  (10:00 AM – 12:30 PM)
Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge, Environmental Education Center, Alviso
Look for birds, mammals, and animal tracks as we explore along the water’s edge on this 3.7-mile nature walk.  Bring binoculars and your favorite field guide to help enjoy the views.  Have at least one liter of water, snacks, and appropriate clothing. This hike runs rain or shine.

Bring water, snacks, and appropriate clothing. This program runs rain or shine.
Questions? Call Hope: 408-262-5513 ext.104


July 2017


Hike to Ocean View Summit

A group of hikers walk inside a Redwood hollowed by fire.

Hikers walk inside a Redwood hollowed by fire.

July 8, 2017  (10:00 AM – 2:30 PM)
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Escape the crowds on this 6-mile loop through shaded forest to a hilltop view of the coast.  Join me as we climb the Meteor Trail through the trees, gaining 600 feet before emerging at Ocean View Summit.  After a relaxed lunch we descend back into the forest and return to headquarters.

Bring at least one liter of water, lunch, snacks, and appropriate clothing. This hike runs rain or shine.  Meet at Park Headquarters. 





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