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MDAS Field Trip — Palo Alto Baylands/Charleston Slough

November 5 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm


Palo Alto Baylands/Charleston Slough
Saturday November 5, 8:30am – 2pm

We see a variety of birds on the water on this trip. Locations might include Charleston Slough, Shoreline Lake, Palo Alto Baylands, Alviso and Redwood Shores.

Hike Rating: Category 2 – Moderate. We do some walking, but drive from one location to the next.
Elevation change: Minor
Leaders: Herb and Randi Long at , 925-948-5113
Meet: Meet at entrance to Palo Alto Baylands on Terminal Boulevard in Mountain View at 8:30 AM.

This hike is limited to 15 participants. All field trips require registration and may have a limit on the total number of participants. Participants must acknowledge the MDAS Liability Waiver (available during registration). Register for this event HERE:

Directions: If using Google maps, enter “Terminal Boulevard Mountain View, CA.”

Take I-680 South 24 miles to Exit 12 for Mission Boulevard /State Route 262 (second Mission Blvd exit so that you head west on Mission Blvd). Keep right at the fork; follow signs for Mission Blvd West and merge onto CA-262 South/Mission Blvd.
Continue through two traffic lights and take I-880 ramp South. In 3 miles, use the right two lanes to take CA-237 toward Mountain View. Connect to US-101 North toward San Francisco. Once on US-101 North, take Exit 400C for San Antonio Road. Turn right on San Antonio. Continue for about 0.4 mile and turn right onto Terminal Road and park. Entrance to Palo Alto Baylands is on left. There is a bathroom at the entrance. Drive time is about one hour/ 5 minutes from Walnut Creek/Danville.
Bring lunch!

(American Avocets photo by Maren Smith)


November 5
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Herb and Randi Long


Terminal Boulevard
Terminal Boulevard
Mountain View, CA United States
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