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Wonder of Mount Wanda

Mount Wanda is a well-articulated concert of nature and used to hike and unwind. During this roughly 90 minute tour, you’ll learn about some of the plants and animals this land supports. This tour, developed in collaboration with the National Parks Service by John Muir Land Trust, the Contra Costa County Office of Education STEAM program and teachers from the Antioch, Martinez and San Ramon Valley School Districts.

Laguna de Santa Rosa Bicycle Loop

The Laguna de Santa Rosa is an internationally-recognized wetland of importance. This 20-mile bicycle tour takes us on a natural history adventure along Santa Rosa Creek and through the laguna.

Nature reclaiming its place

Image credit: Cris Benton Take a walk through thousands of years of human history to see what the shoreline of the San Francisco Bay once looked like and how it’s evolved over the years. Thanks to the restoration of these old salt ponds, there are now more than 15,000 acres here that serve as homes for billions of animals. The California State Coastal Conservancy led this restoration project and is the largest restoration program ever attempted in an urban area. We hope you enjoy the tour. Happy Trails!

Nature's new lease on life

Enjoy a leisurely stroll through a gorgeous gateway to the lower reaches of the Napa River. During this 2-3 mile tour, you’ll see restored marshlands, sweeping vistas, glass beaches, failures of the past and promises for the future. Be on the look out for surprising discoveries in this ever-changing and thriving environment. Enjoy and happy trails!

Un Paseo De Regreso Al Tiempo

Tome esta moderada caminata de tres millas por el historico Rancho Fernandez y eche un vistazo a su pasado. Esta recorrido explicara como esta tierra ha proporcionado alimentos y refugio para los Pueblos de Ohlone, dio la bienvenida a los Espanoles durante el descubrimiento de San Francisco, han experimentado el Botalon de La fiebre del oro y Ganadero, anfitrionaronio la Guerra Mexico- Americana, y fue testigo de la construccion del ferrocarril Transcontinental.

Bringing Back the Land

In 2005, the Land Trust embarked on a five-year, $3.5 million restoration plan to improve the health of the land. Protecting this dynamic landscape was—and still is—like solving a never-ending mystery. This three-mile tour explains what we have done to protect resources, improve habitat and hydrology, and create visitor access.

Flying High at a Historic Airfield (S)

Enjoy a stroll along one of the newest sections of the San Francisco Bay Trail and immerse yourself in breathtaking scenery and the stories of our past. This tour will guide you through this lands history – from the native Coast Miwok people who lived here for thousands of years, to the farming that took place post-Gold Rush, to the days of the Army and Air Force pilots during World War II. As we share these stories, you’ll be walking along a 750-acre wetland area that’s home to some of nature’s most unique plants and animals.

Flying High at a Historic Airfield (N)

Enjoy a stroll along one of the newest sections of the San Francisco Bay Trail and immerse yourself in breathtaking scenery and the stories of our past. This tour will guide you through this lands history – from the native Coast Miwok people who lived here for thousands of years, to the farming that took place post-Gold Rush, to the days of the Army and Air Force pilots during World War II. As we share these stories, you’ll be walking along a 750-acre wetland area that’s home to some of nature’s most unique plants and animals.

Return of the Wetland (S)

Enjoy a grand tour of this land’s natural history while strolling along one of San Francisco Bay Trail’s newest sections. We’ll see first hand how nature is starting to reclaim its home on the Bay after serving as a military airfield during World War II. This 750-acre wetland project was no easy feat, taking almost two decades and tremendous support from the Army Corps of Engineers and the California Coastal Conservancy. Now it’s ours to cherish and watch it grow as birds, fish and other animals come settle into their new homes.

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