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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Newt Hikes

Sunday, January 30, 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am , , , ,

Ages 6- Adult Go on a Newt Hike with Lindsay Wildlife Experience! Learn about California newts as they make their way to seasonal water pools for mating season. Along the way, we will try and observe the newts in their natural habitat as they traverse the moist morning landscape. Our experienced instructors will guide you (more…)

Lady Beetle Hikes

Sunday, January 30, 2022 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm , , , ,

Age 6–Adult Go on a ladybug hike with Lindsay Wildlife Experience and observe thousands of these diminutive insects clustering together!  Our experienced instructors will guide you on this 3-mile round-trip hike as you learn all about convergent lady beetles and their habit of overwintering in masses. You’ll also learn about the beautiful Reinhardt Redwood Regional (more…)

Wildflower Hikes

Sunday, March 6, 2022 10:00 am - 1:00 pm , , , ,

Ages 12 – Adult Go on a wildflower hike this spring with the Lindsay Wildlife Experience. Explore the plant biodiversity on Mount Diablo. Our experienced instructors will guide you through this round-trip hike all about wildflowers. Experience all the biodiversity of Mt. Diablo and enroll for the full series of all four and save. Dates and (more…)

Neon Scorpion Hikes 2022

Saturday, April 9, 2022 7:15 pm - 9:15 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…)