Feb
21
Thu
Hike to Saddle Peak @ Stunt High Trail Tickets
Feb 21 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Hike to Saddle Peak @ Stunt High Trail | Calabasas | California | United States

Moderately paced 8 mile 2000 gain hike to Saddle Peak from Stunt Road in Calabasas. Meet 8:30 AM at Stunt High trailhead. From 101 Ventura Fwy take Valley Circle/Mulholland Dr, exit 29, go south, turn right on Valmar Rd (becomes Old Topanga Cyn Rd), then right on Mulholland Hwy for 3 miles, left on Stunt Rd for 1 mile, and park on dirt shoulder on right. Bring 2 quarts water, lunch, sturdy hiking footwear, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels.

Feb
24
Sun
“Welcome Walk” @ Malibu Creek State Park Tickets
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
"Welcome Walk" @ Malibu Creek State Park

Join a docent for a refreshing walk along Malibu Creek, through a wooded valley. Learn about fire restoration, plus the park’s animals, plants, early inhabitants, and movies filmed on location. Meet at the Main Trailhead parking lot (second, lower lot) by the restrooms.

Feb
26
Tue
Hike into Zuma Canyon on Backbone Trail @ Newton Canyon Trailhead Tickets
Feb 26 @ 8:30 am
Hike into Zuma Canyon on Backbone Trail @ Newton Canyon Trailhead | Malibu | California | United States

Moderately paced 5 mile, 800 ft gain, hike into Zuma Canyon on a scenic trail through oak woodlands and chaparral. Meet 8:30 AM Newton Canyon Trailhead. From 101 Ventura Fwy take Kanan Rd exit, go south on Kanan Rd appx. 8 mi. to paved trailhead parking area on west side just north of Tunnel 1 (3rd tunnel from 101 about 1¾ miles past Mulholland Hwy; 4 ½ mi. north of PCH). Bring water, snack, lugsoles, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels.

Feb
28
Thu
Hike Newton Canyon @ Backbone Trail Tickets
Feb 28 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hike Newton Canyon @ Backbone Trail | Malibu | California | United States

Moderately paced 8 mile 1400 gain hike on scenic trail through oak woodlands and chaparral. Meet 8:30 AM Newton Canyon Trailhead (from 101 Ventura Fwy take Kanan Rd, exit 36, south to paved trailhead parking area on west side just north of Tunnel 1 (3rd tunnel from 101 about 1 miles past Mulholland Hwy). Bring 2 quarts water, lunch, sturdy hiking footwear, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels

Mar
3
Sun
Sunday Bird Walk @ Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve Tickets
Mar 3 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Sunday Bird Walk @ Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve | Los Angeles | California | United States

Our Sunday walks are easy, informative, and fun. No birdwatching expertise is required. Binoculars are (almost) a must — loaners are available if you contact the walk leader in advance. The Reserve contains a lake that is home to spectacular water birds and the Reserve hosts migrating birds as well as local residents.

More information, pictures, directions, accurate map, contacts at www.sfvaudubon.org/events.

History Hike at Rancho Sierra Vista @ Satwiwa Culture Center/Rancho Sierra Vista Tickets
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
History Hike at Rancho Sierra Vista @ Satwiwa Culture Center/Rancho Sierra Vista | California | United States

Explore and learn! Join us for a short 1-mile guided hike at Rancho Sierra Vista, led by a Park Ranger who will speak on the ranching history of this site!

This hike will feature occasional stops along the trail where we will learn about the different periods and people who helped shape Rancho Sierra Vista.

Following the hike we will explore locations where historic photographs were taken at Rancho Sierra Vista as early as 1900 to get a before-and-after look of how the Ranch has evolved through time.

It is estimated that this hike should be approximately 1 hour in length to cover both the hike and the talk. The exploration with photographs should take approximately 45 minutes. There will also be plenty of time afterwards for any questions!

We will be meeting and ending at the Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center.

Rain cancels.

Mar
5
Tue
Hike in Malibu Creek State Park – Cornell to MASH Site @ Malibu Creek State Park Tickets
Mar 5 @ 8:30 am
Hike in Malibu Creek State Park – Cornell to MASH Site @  Malibu Creek State Park

Moderately paced 6, mile 600 ft gain hike including Lookout Trail with great views, Century Lake, MASH site, and Reagan picnic area. See how the fire recovery is coming. Meet 8:30 AM at Cornell & Mulholland dirt parking area. From 101 Ventura Fwy take Kanan Rd exit, go south on Kanan Rd ½ mile, turn left on Cornell Way and veer to right continuing south 3 miles (past Paramount Ranch) to paved entrance for dirt parking area on east side of street just south of Mulholland Hwy. (Entrance on Lake Vista Rd.) Bring water, snack, lugsoles, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels.

Mar
19
Tue
Hike to the Nike Site @ Mulholland Gateway Park Tickets
Mar 19 @ 8:30 am
Hike to the Nike Site @ Mulholland Gateway Park

Moderately paced 6 mile, 600 ft gain hike along old dirt Mulholland to cold war Nike site. Great views of SF Valley and Encino Reservoir. Meet 8:30 AM at top of Reseda Blvd in Tarzana. From 101 Ventura Fwy take Reseda Blvd exit, turn south and go 3 miles to Mulholland Gateway Park. Choice to park along street below the white line at beginning of fee area or pay fee and park above. Meet at trailhead at the top. Bring water, snacks, lugsoles, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels.

Mar
30
Sat
“Welcome Walk” @ Malibu Creek State Park Tickets
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
"Welcome Walk" @ Malibu Creek State Park

Join a docent for a refreshing walk along Malibu Creek, through a wooded valley. Learn about fire restoration, plus the park’s animals, plants, early inhabitants, and movies filmed on location. Meet at the Main Trailhead parking lot (second, lower lot) by the restrooms.

Apr
2
Tue
Hike in O’Melveny Park to Mission Point @ O’Melveny Park Tickets
Apr 2 @ 8:30 am
Hike in O’Melveny Park to Mission Point @ O’Melveny Park

Moderately paced 5 mile 1400 ft gain/loss hike with great views of SF Valley and way beyond, depending on visibility, in our second largest city park. Meet 8:30 AM at trailhead. From 118 Fwy take Balboa Blvd exit north about 2 miles to Orozco St, turn left continuing ½ mile to end, then left on Sesnon, pass parking lot, and go about 4 blocks to Neon. Turn right and park at end of street. Bring water, snack, lugsoles, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels.