RIDGEWOOD RANCH NATURE CONSERVANCY
16200 N Hwy 101, Willits, CA 95490
33 acres of old growth and 2nd growth Redwoods - 1600 acres of Oak woodlands
5 miles of fish bearing streams and riparian habitat - Vernal pools
DOCENT-LED NATURE WALKS
Walks are free - Reservation required
To learn more about Ridgewood Ranch Conservation Easements click here
2015 Spring Nature Hikes
March 21 - March 28
April 4 - April 11 - April 18 - April 25
Time: 10:00 AM (Rain Cancels)
Location: Ridgewood Ranch Oak Woodlands Conservation Trailhead (conservancy shed). Follow directions to the Golden Rule RV Park for ranch access.
Reservations for large groups are recommended.
Available hikes include:
Second Redwood Grove Hike: Lichens, sorrel, trilliums in bloom. Moderate 5-mile round trip with low water creek crossing.
White Deer Lake Hike: Wildflower meadows, oak woodlands, scenic lake. Moderate 5-mile round trip with 500 ft. elevation.
Walker Lake Boundary Hike: Hike through redwoods and beyond to lake spillway. Moderate 6-mile round trip with low water creek crossing.
...........Enjoy Your Walk!......Be Prepared......
Knowledgeable naturalists, herbalists, birders, and animal trackers are
along on most trips.
Start time is 10 am. except when noted. Outing duration will vary from 3 to
10 and older are welcome. Each trip registration limit is 12 persons.
WHAT TO WEAR AND WHAT TO PACK
Proper footwear is essential;
early spring trips can be muddy good fun, and some have creek crossings.
Wear appropriate (layered)
clothing. Protect yourself from sun, rain, mosquitoes, ticks, and poison
In your pack carry water
and energy snacks.
You may also want to bring your camera, binoculars,
magnifier, and field guide.
PARTICIPANTS ARE ASKED TO SIGN A LIABILITY WAIVER.
NO SMOKING, NO PETS. HEAVY RAIN CANCELS.
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