HPHP Wellness Walks

May  |  June


May 2019

Happy Hawk

Big Break - Oakley
2-3pm, Sun, May 26
Frolicsome feathered friends are famously found in our park! Join us on a hike and discover how hawks hunt in their habitat.

Nature Around Us

Tilden Nature Area - Berkeley
10-11am, Sun, May 26
Immerse yourself in nature, surround yourself with space and wonder. Come explore with a naturalist. Your clothes could get dirty.

Sunday Strolls

Huckleberry - (Huckleberry Staging Area) - Oakland
10am-noon, Sun, May 26
Appreciate beauty all around as we walk 3 miles.  No dogs please.
Wake up and walk into nature. Each week we will explore a different park and the natural wonders within. Hikes range from two to five miles. Great for families. Info: (510) 544-3187.

Senior Stroll

Crab Cove - Alameda
2-3:30pm, Wed, May 29   
Stroll down “Memory Lane” as we take a short walk around the park learning about the natural and cultural history of the area.

Wednesday Walks

Don Castro/5 Canyons - Hayward
9:30am-12:30pm, Wed, May 29
Discover the natural and human history of our beautiful parklands and improve your health on a naturalist-led hike. Hikers of all ages and abilities are welcome on these fast-paced hikes. Wear sturdy footwear, bring water and dress for the weather. Heavy rain cancels. Hikes begin at 9:30am.
5 miles, moderate to strenuous. Led by Christina Garcia Info (510) 544-3282


June

Around Round Valley

Round Valley - Brentwood
9am-noon, Sat, Jun 1
Visit this remote haven for golden eagles, kit foxes, and tiger salamanders, and learn about the history of this land on a moderately strenuous hike. No dogs. 10+yrs. Info: (510) 544-2750.

Hikes For Tykes

Roberts - (Redwood Bowl Staging Area) - Oakland
10:30-11:45am, Tue, Jun 4
Enjoy some nature before naptime with your young child! Join a naturalist as they take you over hill and dell to explore the Regional Parks. Tools for exploration will be provided. Hikes average about 1 mile. Bring a snack. Strollers are not recommended for most hikes. Info: (510) 544-3187.

Evening Cemetery Hike

Black Diamond - Antioch
6-8pm, Sun, Jun 9
Long ago, miners left their mark on these hills. Take a hike to historic Rose Hill Cemetery to hear tales of spirit, tragedy, heroism, and endurance. 8+yrs.

Birds Of The Farm

Ardenwood - Fremont
8-9:30am, Sun, Jun 9
The farm provides valuable habitat for a variety of birds. Let’s explore the gardens, forests and fields for anything with feathers. No admission fee.

Over-the-hills Gang

Roberts - Oakland
10am-12:30pm, Tue, Jun 11
Hikers 55 years and older interested in nature study, history, fitness, and fun are invited to join this series of monthly excursions exploring the Regional Parks. How old are these trees. June 25: Point Pinole, Atlas Rd Entrance – Find out what summer brings to the shoreline. Info: (510) 544-2233.

Jewel Lake Goat Walk

Tilden Nature Area - Berkeley
3:30-4:30pm, Sat, Jun 15
Join us as we take our goats out on the trail to stretch their legs and see new sights! This short walk will start and end at the Little Farm

Hikes For Tykes

Anthony Chabot - (Bort Meadow Staging Area) - Oakland
10:30-11:45am, Jun 18
Enjoy some nature before naptime with your young child! Join a naturalist as they take you over hill and dell to explore the Regional Parks. Tools for exploration will be provided. Hikes average about 1 mile. Bring a snack. Strollers are not recommended for most hikes. Info: (510) 544-3187.

Wednesday Walks

Hayward Shoreline - Hayward
9:30am-12:30pm, June 19
Discover the natural and human history of our beautiful parklands and improve your health on a naturalist-led hike. Hikers of all ages and abilities are welcome on these fast-paced hikes. Wear sturdy footwear, bring water and dress for the weather. Heavy rain cancels. Hikes begin at 9:30am.
Easy, 3-mile walk along the bay. Info (510) 544-3282.

Wonders Of Wetlands

Coyote Hills - Fremont
10-11:30am, Sat, Jun 22
Wetlands vibrate with life – insects, mammals, fish, and birds! Explore this amazing habitat with dip nets, binoculars, and fun scavenger hunts! 6+yrs.

Birds Of The Farm

Ardenwood - Fremont
8-9:30am, Sun, Jun 26
The farm provides valuable habitat for a variety of birds. Let’s explore the gardens, forests and fields for anything with feathers. No admission fee.

Wednesday Walks

Bay Farm Island - Spunkmeyer Field - Alameda
9:30am-1:00pm, Jun 26
Discover the natural and human history of our beautiful parklands and improve your health on a naturalist-led hike. Hikers of all ages and abilities are welcome on these fast-paced hikes. Wear sturdy footwear, bring water and dress for the weather. Heavy rain cancels. Hikes begin at 9:30am.
Walk almost 6 flat miles around the Island known as Bay Farm/Harbor Bay in Alameda. Meet at Spunkmeyer Field near the corner of Doolittle Drive and 970 Harbor Bay Parkway. Info: (510) 544-3187. 

Birds Of The Farm

Ardenwood - Fremont
8-9:30am, Sun, Jun 30
The farm provides valuable habitat for a variety of birds. Let’s explore the gardens, forests and fields for anything with feathers. No admission fee.

Saturday & Sunday Strolls

Anthony Chabot - (Bort Meadow) - Oakland
10am-noon, Jun 2
We’ll walk along Grass Valley trail to the stone bridge and back along Brandon trail with a stop at the meadow. No restrooms available until the end of the 3 mile walk. Wake up and walk into nature. Each week we will explore a different park and the natural wonders within. Hikes range from two to five miles. Great for families. Dogs welcome on most hikes. Info: (510) 544-3187.

Saturday & Sunday Strolls

Redwood (Canyon Meadow) - Oakland
10am-noon, Jun 23
Wake up and walk into nature. Each week we will explore a different park and the natural wonders within. Hikes range from two to five miles. Great for families. Dogs welcome on most hikes. Enjoy a shady stroll among the redwoods, learning about the natural and cultural history of this area. Info: (510) 544-3187.

Over-the-hills Gang

Point Pinole, Atlas Rd Entrance - Richmond
10am-12:30pm, Tue, Jun 25
Hikers 55 years and older interested in nature study, history, fitness, and fun are invited to join this series of monthly excursions exploring the Regional Parks. Find out what summer brings to the shoreline. Info: (510) 544-2233.

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