Tarantula Hikes 2021

Sunday, September 26, 2021 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm , , ,

Age 6–Adult

Explore the habitat of local tarantulas along the north face of Mount Diablo with an experienced naturalist. These eight-legged, carnivorous yet docile creatures come out of hiding in search of mates. Discover and observe the diverse plants and animals inhabiting Mount Diablo. Hikes cover a distance of 2 miles.

Dates and times:

  • September 26th, 5:00-7:00 pm
  • October 10th, 4:45-6:45 pm

BRING hiking shoes, bottled water, and a face mask. 

Price per person: $15 for members/$20 for non-members.

Additional cost: $6 parking at the Visitor’s Center.

Hikes are at capacity. To be added to the waitlist, email [email protected] with a reservation name, how many people are in your party, and a phone number.

To comply with social distancing regulations, groups will be smaller this year and face masks must be worn during the entire duration of the hike. 


Mitchel Canyon Visitor’s Center

  • 96 Mitchell Canyon Rd, Clayton, California, 94517, United States


  • Tarantula Hike
    Sunday, September 26, 2021
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Tarantula Hike
    Sunday, October 10, 2021
    4:45 pm - 6:45 pm
Details Price Qty
Tarantula Hike (September 26th): Non-Member $20.00 (USD)   Sold Out
Tarantula Hike (September 26th): Member $15.00 (USD)   Sold Out
Tarantula Hike (October 10th): Non-Member $20.00 (USD)   Sold Out
Tarantula Hike (October 10th): Member $15.00 (USD)   Sold Out

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