An opportunity to explore the headlands above Pedro Point, Sunday

Press release

Posted by on Tue, October 14, 2008

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Steve Johnson for Pacifica Land Trust
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Copyright © 2002-2005 Kenneth & Gabrielle Adelman, California Coastal Records Project.

Join guided hikes by naturalists of the Pedro Point Headlands in Pacifica. Pedro Point Headlands is one of the jewels of the San Mateo coast.

The Pacifica Land Trust & the Pedro Point Community Assoc. present a special opportunity to explore the Pedro Point Headlands and/or enjoy an evening at the Pedro Point Firehouse,

  • When: Sunday, Oct. 19 Hikes - 1pm on, 5:30 pm - dinner at the Firehouse
  • What: Guided hikes, Pedro Point Headlands; Fund-raising dinner, Pedro Point Firehouse
  • Who: Pacifica Land Trust/Pedro Point Community Association
  • Where: Meet at Castle Kitchen and Bath for hikes. Dinner is at the Firehouse, Danmann Ave.
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Pacifica Land Trust

Acquired by the City of Pacifica and the California Coastal Conservancy over 10 years ago, Pedro Point Headlands is intended to become part of the Golden Gate National Park (GGNRA) and a crucial trail nexus tying together the southern Corral de Tierra-McNee Ranch State Park complex with Pacifica’s coastal trail and other GGNRA park lands. Although still not part of the GGNRA, Pedro Point Headlands is increasingly used by the public as a recreational resource.

Find out more about the unique Site Stewardship opportunities that are available in protecting and enjoying this beautiful open space, home to several unique micro-climates and ecosystems with rare and threatened plant and animal species including the Montara Mountain manzanita, the San Francisco garter snake, and the Mission Blue butterfly.

There will be three hikes through the trails of the Headlands, each led by a local naturalist:  3-hour hike, 1:00 to 4:00; 2-hour hike, 2:00 to 4:00; 1-hour hike, 3:00 to 4:00. Dinner. 5:30 pm

Donation: $25/person includes the dinner and your choice of hike.
Hike only: $5/person or $20/family

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