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Over the River & Through the Woods: Rancho Cordova: 6+miles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bring water and wear layers. Winter, fall and spring, we hike in the dark, so bring flashlights, too! If there's a chance of rain, come prepared (I'll cancel if it's pouring.) Good boots or trail shoes recommended.

We leave at 6:10 sharp. If you're running late, okay to call:[masked] Susan

Dogs okay on leash.

There are restrooms open before dark at two points along our way, as well as drinking fountains.

It's a beautiful hike, mostly trails and dirt paths, but partially on the paved bike path. It's fairly fast-paced, starting from Hagan Park, along the river through River Bend Park, across the bridge to William Pond Park and beyond before turning around and coming back a slightly different route. There are snakes and brambles, roots and rocks, bugs and fairly fast walkers. No complaining; you have been forewarned. (We pause after the first half-hour, so if you find yourself falling behind, just speak up and we'll talk about possibilities.)

Park at the Community Center lot on Chase Drive, just past the high school, but just BEFORE entering the park gate, on the right.

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  • Susan

    Not too chilly, a nice brisk walk in the dark with friends! Thanks for coming out!

    1 · November 4, 2013

  • Kristin D.

    Awesome! Great seeing everyone- kind of, since it was dark. : )

    1 · November 4, 2013

  • Susan

    The hike take 2 hours, plus or minus. Bring a good light, dogs okay on leash, and Brian, you have seen that painting many times before!

    November 4, 2013

  • Cynthia A.

    bringing my dog Zelda

    November 3, 2013

  • Hector

    i might be able to go, have something to do first if i finish early ill be there. does anyone knows how long is the hike?

    November 3, 2013

  • Hector

    how long is the hike?

    November 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm bringing my dog. Border Collie Australian Cattle Dog

    November 2, 2013

  • Brian

    great painting Susan - is it for sale?

    October 29, 2013

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