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MDAS Field Trip — East Contra Costa County

April 30 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

East Contra Costa County
Saturday, April 30, 7 AM to 1 PM
Leader: Randy Huey, 925-518-8439

This is a trip which often can be very hot by the finish. We will walk part of the Marsh Creek Trail, and then visit Piper Slough north of Bethel Island. Other locations are possible. Target birds include: Blue Grosbeak, Hooded Oriole, Black-chinned Hummingbird, Swainson’s Hawk, Yellow-billed Magpie and Yellow-breasted Chat.

Bring lunch, snacks and water.

Rating: Category 2–moderate hiking
Elevation change: N/A
Leader: Randy Huey, 925-518-8439
Meet: Marsh Creek Trailhead on Cypress Road, Oakley

Directions: Go north on I-680, exit Highway 4 toward Stockton/Pittsburg, take right Exit 30 toward CA-160/Sacramento/Rio Vista (just past Hillcrest Avenue exit; do NOT continue straight on Highway 4). Take exit 1-A East 18th/Main Street, turn right at the bottom of the exit onto Main Street and drive through Oakley for about 4 miles, turn left onto Cypress Road. Make a U-turn at Picasso Drive, the stoplight after the railroad tracks.

This field trip is limited to 20 participants. Register for this event HERE. Participants must acknowledge the MDAS Liability Waiver (available during registration).


April 30
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Randy Huey


Marsh Creek Regional Trail Trailhead
Oakley, CA 94561 United States
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