Hikes

Join expert naturalists as we explore local habitats, learn about wildlife, and maybe add to your life-list. From bird watching to tarantula hikes, there is something for everyone. Questions? Contact the Education Registrar at (925) 627-2913 or [email protected].

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Microclimates of Mt. Diablo Hike

Sunday, March 19, 2023 10:00 am - 12:00 pm , , , , ,

Ages: 6 – Adult San Francisco is known in some circles as the microclimate capital of the world, but microclimates can be found all over California because of its varying topography and coastal conditions. Join us on a mild hike on Mt. Diablo’s Juniper Trail, to encounter three different microclimates within a one-mile stretch! Learn (more…)

Pollinator Hike: Butterflies, Bees, and Wildflowers

Sunday, March 26, 2023 9:00 am - 11:00 am , , , , ,

Ages: 6- Adult Come discover the pollinators of Mount Diablo’s Mitchell Canyon with Lindsay Wildlife Experience. We’ll hike through beautiful Mitchell Canyon observing butterflies, bees and other pollinators busy with the profusion of wildflowers along the trail. This is a mild hike approximately 2 miles round trip Dates and times: Sunday, March 26 from 9 (more…)

Neon Scorpion Hikes

Saturday, April 1, 2023 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm , , , , ,

Age: 6–Adult Explore the habitat of local scorpions along the north face of Mount Diablo, starting at the Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center. Experience the excitement of finding scorpions glowing like green neon signs in the dark. Discover and observe the diverse plants and animals inhabiting Mount Diablo. Hikes cover a distance of 2 miles. Dates (more…)