Take A Hike
June Hike at Edgewood County Park & Natural Preserve
The June hike brings us to Edgewood Park and Natural Preserve which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The park is known for a wonderful show of wildflowers throughout the spring and for great hiking and jogging all year long. The park’s 467 acres of woodland and grassland are home to the State rock serpentine); the State flower (poppy); and the State bird (Quail). Once again rangers and volunteers will lead two hikes – one a little more demanding than the other.
After the hike, plan on visiting the Bill and Jean Lane Education Center for information about the habitat restoration efforts that are contributing to the return of the Bay Checkerspot butterfly to the Park.
About Take A Hike
Take A Hike encourages you to discover a County Park on the first Saturday each month, April through October (except Sunday, May 5th). Participants learn about local parks and are encouraged to use the trails to stay active and healthy. This year’s schedule features one park that was not included in prior seasons.
Hikes begin at 9 a.m. and are between one to three miles long. Plan to spend at least 45 minutes for this activity. Rangers and volunteers lead the hikes and provide information about park history and the local habitat. Bring water, dress in layers and wear comfortable shoes. We supply the beauty and fresh air courtesy our San Mateo County parks.
Most hikes begin at the park’s main parking lot. Check back here for detailed information about the hike approximately three weeks prior.
For additional information about Take A Hike, please call (650) 599-1005.
A video of our July 2012 hike at Crystal Springs Regional Trail: