Thu, Mar 02|
PETALUMA WETLANDS - SHOLLENBERGER PARK, ALMAN MARSH, ELLIS CREEK
Easy level walk with hundreds of colorful ducks and other waterbirds
Time & Location
Mar 02, 2023, 9:00 AM
Santa Rosa, 6633 Oakmont Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95409, USA
About the event
We’ll walk abut 3 miles along the level berms and wide trails of the 500-acre Petaluma Wetlands area, exploring marshes and seasonal ponds along the Petaluma River; easy walking with stops to learn about restoration efforts, plants and wildlife, especially the thousands of beautiful migratory water birds (ducks, geese, herons) that winter here. Depart Berger 9am (check-in 8:50am); 40 minute drive to trailhead, bring lunch for optional picnic; return to Berger by 1pm. Binocs would be good to have; loaners available. Optional poles ; suggest rubber tips ("street feet") for decomposed granite paths. Please RSVP. Rain cancels. Hike Leader: Carolyn Greene, firstname.lastname@example.org, (805) 443-7289. Directions from Berger: Take 101 south to Lakeville Highway (116) on the south end of Petaluma. Go east, toward Sonoma abut 1 mile to right turn onto S. McDowell Blvd. Go less thn 1/2 mile to right turn onto Cader Lane (just beyond Corporate Center Dr. - watch for small sign for Cader) ; park in lot at end of Cader. Restrooms but no water at trailhead.