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Fall Foliage Hike at UC Davis Arboretum

  • Nov 4, 2012 · 9:30 AM
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Come hike one of the most amazing gardens!

Come check out all the fall foliage before the leaves fall off! The colors are amazing!

More than 4, 000 plants and flowers are on display at the University of California, Davis, Arboretum in 18 collections and gardens. If you want to learn about the flora in California’s biozones, a few hours among these magnificent gardens and collections will satisfy your interest. The UC Davis Arboretum Trail winds peacefully along an interstate highway and city streets. On this hike, you will be walking through fragrant lavender, rosemary, and other herbs growing on both sides of the Mediterranean Collection along Putah Creek Lagoon. The trail is paved, so we don't have to worry about getting stuck in the mud. Since it is paved it is stroller, wagon and handicap friendly.

The trail is 3.5 miles long. There are many shorter routes to take if you or your kids don't not wish to hike that long.

Bring a lunch and enjoy the beautiful scenery!

Directions from Sacramento:
Take I-80 to the UC Davis exit. Go north into central campus. Turn left at the first opportunity. Go straight across the creek, then turn left on La Rue Road. Turn left on Putah Creek Lodge Rd. Keep following the road and make a right. At the end, will be a parking lot. Parking is free on Saturday and Sunday.

We will meet in front the the Putah Creek Lodge. Just over the bridge from the parking lot.

This is stroller and wheelchair friendly!


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  • Angela

    Came down w/colds, bummer.

    November 4, 2012

  • Heidi

    I hope everybody turned back their clocks! See everybody there! Call me at (916)[masked] if you have any questions.

    November 4, 2012

  • Susan (Gnesa) C.

    HI, Heidi: I am afraid we are going to have to cancel. I am sick. We were looking forward to this, too. Hope the waiting list person can get in.

    November 3, 2012

  • Heidi

    Look what cool things are also happening at the arboretum on the same day we're there! Sunday, November 4
    1-3 pm, Wyatt Deck (Rain location: 146 Environmental Horticulture)
    Join us for a free, outdoor, family reading program exploring the cultural world of Native Californians. Enjoy traditional stories, games, and arts. All ages are welcome!

    1 · October 31, 2012

    • Dan G.

      It's going to be a great time...really looking forward to it!

      October 31, 2012

  • Heidi

    Sorry there isn't a Farmers Market on Sunday.

    October 28, 2012

  • Heidi

    Since it's a weekend, there will be plenty of free parking available in the parking lot.

    October 25, 2012

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