Free, Family-Oriented, Docent-led Nature Walk
Early Blooms at Edgewood Park
Saturday January 18, 2014, 10 am-1 pm.
Bill and Jean Lane Education Center at Edgewood Park.
Docent Alf Fengler leads this discovery hike through some of the woodland and chaparral portions of the Preserve. We will be on the lookout for early flowering plants like the Western Leatherwood. Heavy rain (let’s hope for ANY rain!) cancels. Free. Find out more about Third Saturday walksTo display the treasures of Edgewood all year long, Friends of Edgewood docents guide nature hikes on the third Saturday morning of each month throughout the year. The walks vary according to the docent and the current happenings in the Preserve. Our free walks cover about 3 miles, at a moderate pace, with frequent stops. Families, seniors and interested children are welcome. Heavy rain cancels.
Adults, seniors and families with interested children are welcome. We'll teach parents and children to identify poison oak, common along the trails.
Visitors can complement their docent-led walk by visiting the Bill and Jean Lane Education Center located near the main entrance. Interactive exhibits explain Edgewood’s connection to the surrounding landscape and its history.
Heavy rain cancels this walk.
Where to meet:
Walks start from the Bill and Jean Lane Education Center at
Edgewood Park and Natural Preserve at 10am.
What to bring:
Bring water, a hat, sturdy shoes, sunscreen, and a snack if you wish. We don't stop for lunch, but picnic tables are usually available after the walks in the Old Stage Day Camp area.
Restrooms and water are available only at the main entrance.
No reservations are needed unless you have a group of 10 or more. For group reservations, please email
More Third Saturday Hikes:
Friends of Edgewood’s trained docents guide free nature hikes at 10am on the third Saturday morning of each month. The 3 - 4 mile walks vary according to the docent and the current happenings in the Preserve.