MDAS Field Trip — Jewel Lake, Tilden Park
August 31 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 amFree
Jewel Lake, Tilden Park
Thursday, August 31, 7:30 AM – 11 AM
Our traditional first field trip of fall – a short walk along Wildcat Creek and around Jewel Lake in Tilden Park. Possible highlights include fall warblers, Red-Breasted and Pygmy Nuthatch, Pacific Wren and maybe a Varied Thrush.
This trip is suitable for beginners. Bring binoculars if you have them, or if you need to borrow a pair contact the leader beforehand so he knows to bring them.
Hike Rating: 2, Moderate. About 2 miles walking on flat trails.
Elevation change: N/A
Leader: Matt Tarlach, 925 482 6129
Meet: Parking lot at the end of Central Park Drive in Tilden Regional Park.
Directions: Highway 24 to Fish Ranch Road.
Go up the hill 0.7mi and turn Right on Grizzly Peak Blvd.
Follow Grizzly Peak for 4.1mi.
Turn Right on Muir, then after just 100 yards turn Left on Park Hills.
Watch for signs to “Little Farm” which is near the meeting point.
Continue 0.3 miles, then turn Left on Central Park Rd.
Continue about 1 mile to the meeting point in the parking lot.
This hike is limited to 15 participants. All Field Trips are first-registered, first-served. Participants must acknowledge the MDAS Liability Waiver (available during registration).
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jewel-lake-tilden-nature-area-berkeley-tickets-637009631957
(Wilson’s Warbler photo by Jerry Britten)