New Meetup: Poetry Hike: Pescadero Creek County Park

From: David
Sent on: Saturday, August 14, 2010 8:36 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Golden Gate Hikers!

What: Poetry Hike: Pescadero Creek County Park

When: Sunday, August 22,[masked]:30 AM

Where: Woodside Park and Ride lot, I280 and CA-84
I-280 and Woodside Rd CA-84
Woodside, CA 94062

The Hike:
This is a moderate 9-mile loop in Pescadero Creek park in San Mateo County. Quiet, shaded trails with lots of second-growth redwood and some huge stumps of old-growth trees cut down in the past.

Difficulty:
Suitable for strong beginner hikers ready for a good workout. Bring at least 2 liters of water and lunch.

The Meeting Details:
Due to limited parking at the trailhead, we will meet at a Park and Ride lot and carpool from there to the trailhead. Meet at 9:30 am sharp at the Park and Ride on I-280 at Woodside Rd (CA-84). See directions below. Trailhead is about 1/2 drive from the Park and Ride lot.

Rides:
I can take three passengers - please contact me directly. I'll be leaving from the Outer Richmond neighborhood in SF.

No "Maybe" RSVPs:
Since the hike size is limited, please do not respond Yes unless you are sure you will be attending.

What is a Poetry Hike?
If you like, bring a short poem or an excerpt of a longer one. Two or three times during the hike, we'll stop briefly and people can recite the poems they brought. This is completely optional, and the stops will be brief. You can bring poetry from the literature or your own. More poetry at lunch. This is something I did for years as a hike leader in Washington DC and it was a lot of fun.

Driving directions to the Woodside Park and Ride from SF:
Take I-280 south to exit 25 for Woodside Rd, CA-84. At the bottom of the ramp, keep to the right and the Park and Ride lot will be in front of you. Allow 20 min driving time from Daly City.

Driving directions to the Woodside Park and Ride from San Jose:
Take I-280 north to exit 25 for Woodside Rd, CA-84. At the bottom of the ramp, turn left, go under I-280, and the Park and Ride lot will be on your left.

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