8 am start time at Canyon Meadows Staging Area in Redwood Regional Park for a 9 mile loop hike on the Stream Trail and French trail at the beautiful tree lined hiking trails in Redwood Regional Park in the Oakland hills. 7867 Redwood Road in Oakland . Plan to arrive a little early for a quick meet and greet with an update from your hiking leaders and we'll get on to the hike .
If you've never been or want to see what's going on over in the Redwood Park, the Discovery Hikers are going to be enjoying a challenging 9 Mile loop hike that were sure you want to add to your list of favorites .
The proposed route includes several steep, somewhat narrow and challenging wide open fire trails and loose rocky ,sandy hiking surfaces. This hike is rated Moderate +++ for the physical endurance needed for hiking 9 miles with approx. 800 feet of elevation climb , at a pace of 2 1/2 - 3 miles per hour .
There will be several hiking leaders attending this event , we may even be able to split the group into 2 separate groups to accommodate different paced abilities .
NOTE: As much as we would like to open this event up for all abilities ,This hike is recommended for the experienced hikers ! Out of respect for the other hikers please do not try to hike outside of your physical capability !
AFTER HIKE CELEBRATION : This hiking route is planned for 4 hours to complete. And for those who would like to join us ,an informal Picnic in the park afterwards. Please bring a favorite food or beverage to share and help us celebrate another great event with hiking friends !
The Organizers wish to remind each member to wear sturdy hiking boots and bring with each of them plenty of drinking water. Hiking poles are useful if you have them and don't forget the camera ,maybe a snack for the rest stop at the halfway point. Restrooms are available at several places along this proposed route . Redwood park is dog friendly ,if you bring your dog can he/she hike the distance of this event without issue, you'll have to decide?
Hope you can join us for this Memorable outdoor event !!