King-Swett Hike – Bay Area Ridge Trail
Fri, Sep 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Blue Rock Springs Park
650 Columbus Parkway in Vallejo
From there we will carpool to the trailhead
Friday September 13 9AM – 1PM
Join us for a hike on the King-Swett Ranches. This Solano Land Trust property is a protected expanse of hills and valleys between the cities of Vallejo, Benicia and Fairfield. This nearly 4000 acre expanse is only open on docent led hikes and includes a section of the Bay Area Ridge Trail. Learn about the wildlife that call this area home and the human history of the Ranches. Jasmine Westbrook, Project Manager for the Solano Land Trust, will join us for the hike to talk about range management, including the use of prescribed fire.
REGISTRATION: Bay Area Ridge Trail
WHAT TO BE PREPARED FOR: There is no drinking water on the property. Shade is limited and most travel is off trail on rocky, uneven ground. The hike will be up to 6 miles up and down potentially steep and rugged hills.
WHAT TO BRING: A daypack with plenty of water and snacks, boots or sturdy closed toe shoes, long sturdy pants and layered clothes to be prepared for any type of weather, Optional items: trekking poles and binoculars.
WHERE TO MEET: Meet at Blue Rock Springs Park parking lot, 650 Columbus Parkway in Vallejo. From there we will carpool to the trailhead.