We've long been known for our outstanding hiking program for young children. People keep asking for us to host docent led hikes for adults and families on weekends.

We've listened - join us for hikes over the spring and summer! One of our nature docents leads the hikes where you can learn about the flora, fauna and history of our parks. Email us to reserve your spot and get detailed information.

Hikes in 2017:

Hike with the Friends: Family

Sun. February 25, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This hike is designed for families and children of all ages. The hike is a 1.7 mile loop. Children are encouraged to come with their parents and jogging strollers are welcome. We will learn about the wonderful plants and animals that live here. (Hike Loop Tr to Alambique).

Hikes are hosted by the Friends of Huddart & Wunderlich Parks and led by naturalist outdoorsman Tom Davids and other expert docents. RSVPs are not necessary – email tom@tomdavids.com to join hike notification mailing list. Hikes are rain or shine unless very inclement weather.

Hike with the Friends

Wed. March 7, 2018 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Explore the upper part of Wunderlich from Skyline to the Crossroads - 5 miles. Meet 9am at the El corte de Madera parking lot, 16040 Skyline Blvd. , located 3.3 miles from the intersection of Hwy. 84 and Skyline Blvd on the west side of Skyline going north (CM00). (Hike down Skyline to Crossroads, return on Alambique).

 

Hikes are hosted by the Friends of Huddart & Wunderlich Parks and led by naturalist outdoorsman Tom Davids and other expert docents. RSVPs are not necessary – email tom@tomdavids.com to join hike notification mailing list. Hikes are rain or shine unless very inclement weather.

Hike with the Friends: Challenge

Sat. March 17, 2018 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Explore the upper reaches of Huddart Park into the Phleger estate with a focus on history – 8 miles and elevation gain 1,200’. Meet at 9:00 am at the Purisma Redwoods Open Space parking lot (PCO3A), located 0.5 miles from Kings Mountain Rd. and Skyline Blvd, on westside of Skyline going north. (Hike Lonely Tr to Raymundo-Redondo).

Hikes are hosted by the Friends of Huddart & Wunderlich Parks and led by naturalist outdoorsman Tom Davids and other expert docents. RSVPs are not necessary – email tom@tomdavids.com to join hike notification mailing list. Hikes are rain or shine unless very inclement weather.

Hike with the Friends

Wed. March 21, 2018 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This hike highlights redwood logging history, includes a hike through the Meadow and a stop to search for newts at Salamandar Flat. 5 miles. Meet at 9:00 AM at picnic tables next to the parking lot.

Hikes are hosted by the Friends of Huddart & Wunderlich Parks and led by naturalist outdoorsman Tom Davids and other expert docents. RSVPs are not necessary – email tom@tomdavids.com to join hike notification mailing list. Hikes are rain or shine unless very inclement weather.

Hike with the Friends

Wed. April 4, 2018 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

We will explore the redwood logging and history of Huddart Park on this hike - 5 miles. Meet at 9:00 am at the Zwierlein Trailhead. There is a $6 parking fee at Huddart.

Hikes are hosted by the Friends of Huddart & Wunderlich Parks and led by naturalist outdoorsman Tom Davids and other expert docents. RSVPs are not necessary – email tom@tomdavids.com to join hike notification mailing list. Hikes are rain or shine unless very inclement weather.

Hike with the Friends

Wed. April 18, 2018 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

3 miles. Meet at 9:00 am at the Zwierlein Trailhead. (Crystal Springs to Richards Road). There is a $6 parking fee at Huddart.

Hikes are hosted by the Friends of Huddart & Wunderlich Parks and led by naturalist outdoorsman Tom Davids and other expert docents. RSVPs are not necessary – email tom@tomdavids.com to join hike notification mailing list. Hikes are rain or shine unless very inclement weather.

Hike with the Friends: Family

Sun. April 29, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This hike is designed for families with children five years of age and older and is not suitable for jogging strollers. We will connect the Chickadee and Redwood nature trails for a distance of about 2 miles. Along the way, we be on the look out for banana slugs and turret spider nests, giant redwood trees and woodrat nests and rattlesnake grass. This is a great hike to learn about the basics of the mixed redwood forest. This hike starts at the parking lot just beyond the entrance kiosk at 2pm and will take about 2 hours. The hike is about 2 miles. There is a $6 parking fee.

Hikes are hosted by the Friends of Huddart & Wunderlich Parks and led by naturalist outdoorsman Tom Davids and other expert docents. RSVPs are not necessary – email tom@tomdavids.com to join hike notification mailing list. Hikes are rain or shine unless very inclement weather.