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Avenidas Hike: El Corte de Madera OSP
August 3, 2023 , 9:30 am – 12:00 pm PDT
More than 34 miles of multiuse trail are available for exploration at the 2,908-acre El Corte de Madera Creek Open Space Preserve. Visitors will find creekside trails through mixed evergreen and redwood forests, enjoy ocean views, admire rare sandstone formations and experience a sense of remoteness.https://www.openspace.org/preserves/el-corte-de-madera-creek
- Short hike: 4 miles with 100 feet elevation gain – out and back
- Long hike: 6.3 miles with 1150 feet elevation gain – loop
The Avenidas Fitness Hike Club offers small group (12 max, including leaders) hikes twice a month for those interested in moderate to moderately challenging hikes. Hikes will be 5 to 8 miles long with a cumulative elevation gain of up to 1200 feet. Hikers should honestly evaluate their abilities before registering. Poles are recommended. No dogs. Lunch is on your own.
How to Participate
Avenidas hikes are available to Avenidas members only. Hike details will be emailed to registered hikers.
Please come prepared with hiking boots, poles, plenty of water, snacks, sunscreen, hat, long pants for tick and poison oak protection and any necessary medications. Please assess your fitness level before participating in this event.
Meet up: Baker Beach free parking lot. Meet at 9:20AM and hike at 9:30AM. There are 2 parking lots – use the second one further north that is larger with a nicer bathroom. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy outdoors at the Golden Gate Bridge or purchase food at the Round House Cafe.
If you are not able to attend the hike, we kindly request that you cancel in advance so your space might be offered to someone on the waitlist. To cancel: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 650-289-5400.