Description: Please join me for a nature walk along Corral and Forest trails. We will identify most common native trees in the park, learn about their use by native americans and the role trees play in the park ecosystem.
The hike: on Corral and Forest Trails, about 3 miles, fairly level (cumulative elevation gain/loss 200 feet) mostly in the shade.
Duration: 2 1/2 - 3 hours.
The pace: relaxed, we will do frequent stops to look at trees.
Cautions: The Meetup trip leaders and guides are volunteers willing to share their experience in a social hiking environment. Hiking risks include ticks, poison oak, rattlesnakes and uneven trail surfaces. Each participant is responsible for evaluating their own hiking skills and stamina to determine if this hike is suitable for them to participate.
What to bring: sun hat, sturdy footwear and water recommended
Driving Directions: Meet at the park Headquarters, in front of visitor center. For full directions please visit: http://www.coepark.net
Day Use Fee: $8.00 ($7.00 seniors) per vehicle.
Dogs: sorry, only service dogs are allowed in the state parks.