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.

Upcoming Hikes:


Weekday Hike with the Friends

Wed. February 20, 2019 9:00 am

This hike will explore the lower part of Wunderlich Park over a distance of 5 miles and an elevation gain of 730ft. Hiking time is about 3 hours. From the stable we will hike to the meadow along Alambique Creek and return via Salamander pond. Meet at the Wunderlich parking lot at 9am There is toilet and water at the trailhead but nothing beyond. Dogs are not allowed on the trail. This hike is rated moderate. Hike leader is Tom Davids.


Weekday Hike with the Friends

Wed. March 20, 2019 9:00 am

Explore the lower half of Huddart with special attention to the magnificent redwood trees and the logging industry on the peninsula during the middle 1800's.This 5 mile hike begins at the Zwierlein picnic area located adjacent to the large meadow. Take water and a snack and $6 for the parking fee. There is a restroom at the trail head but no facilities beyond. No dogs. This hike leaves the trail head at 9am. Hike leader is Tom Davids.


Weekday Hike with the Friends

Wed. March 27, 2019 9:00 am

Enjoy great views as you explore the upper reaches of Wunderlich from Skyline Blvd. down to the cross road and return. This hike is about 5 miles with an elevation gain of 500 ft. Meet at the El Corte de Madera parking lot located on the west side of Skyline Blvd. 3.3 miles north of the intersection of Hwy. 84 and Skyline Blvd. Toilets in the parking lot but not beyond. No dogs. Bring water and snack. This hike is rated moderate and leaves the parking lot at 9am sharp. Dennis Ruby is the hike leader.