On Green Friday, November 23, there will be Interpretive hikes in both Castle Rock and Portola Redwoods lead by PCRF Directors.
Castle Rock State Park 10:00 AM – Castle Rock Loop and Falls Hike
Join us on an adventure to the Castle Rock formation. On this interactive journey we will discuss the various park ecosystems, Ohlone history, Black Oak ecology, wildfire and more! This 1-mile loop is kid friendly and takes about an hour and a half to complete. Please bring water, closed toe shoes, and snacks. This event is free, but there is an $8 parking fee if you wish to park in the pay lot. We will meet at the kiosk in the pay lot to begin our journey. This event is made possible by CA State Parks and Portola and Castle Rock Foundation
Portola Redwoods State Park 10:00 AM – Slate Creek & Page Mill Hike
Learn about unique history as we hike 6 miles round trip through pristine redwood forest to the Page Mill site and back. As wildflowers disappear, mushrooms begin to emerge from the depths of the duff, and many of the forests creatures welcome the change of pace as winter approaches. This journey will require hiking or running shoes, water, and snacks. This moderate hike will likely take around 4 hours, so please prepare accordingly. This event is free but there is a $10 parking fee in the Day Use lots. Meet at the Portola Redwoods State Park Visitor Center. This event is made possible by CA State Parks and Portola and Castle Rock Foundation