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Nature Hike at King-Swett Ranches
October 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely
Come explore the hills between Fairfield, Benicia, and Vallejo. Solano Land Trust docents will guide you through this area, known as the King-Swett Ranches. They’ll share insights about the birds and other wildlife that call this area home, and give you a great workout! Take advantage of this special opportunity if you can because the King-Swett Ranches are otherwise closed.
You will meet the docent at the Park and Ride and then carpool to the trailhead from there.
REGISTRATION: RSVP Recommended
Please note! Registration opens approximately one month prior to the hike. Double check the date of the hike on the registration link.
WHAT TO BE PREPARED FOR: There is no drinking water at this property. There is usually no shade. A potentially strenuous pace hiking up to 6 miles up and down slippery, steep, and rugged hills that may be full of sticky seeds and thorny plants. Expect rough, rocky, uneven ground. Some travel may be off-trail. Sorry, no dogs allowed.
Meet at the Red Top Rd. Park-and-ride in Fairfield.
WHAT TO BRING: (1) A backpack with plenty of water and snacks. (2) Boots or sturdy closed-toe shoes (3) Long, sturdy pants and layered clothes (4) Protection from the elements
(5) Optional: bug repellent, your favorite gardening tools, and binoculars to enjoy the birds!
Note: Only really heavy rain may cancel.