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Peninsula Parks & Trails

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Peninsula Parks & Trails†

Join instructor and guide Tom Taber for a fun and informative course that combines in-class lectures with weekend field trips. Learn about flora, fauna, geology, and history as you discover some of the Peninsula’s interesting scenic parks and trails. Each excursion will involve walking 4.5-6.5 miles in mountainous terrain with frequent stops to examine natural and historical features and to sample tasty treats made from native edible plants. Explore old-growth redwoods and a beautiful creek at San Mateo County Memorial Park; wildflowers and mining history at Almaden Quicksilver County Park; and beautiful ridge top views and a pond at Long Ridge Open Space.

This tour requires moderate physical activity. You should be able to walk up to 6.5 miles in rugged terrain. Wear comfortable walking shoes. Layered clothing is recommended. No pets on field trips.

2 Thurs., 3/26 & 4/23; 7:00-8:30 pm
(No class 4/2, 4/9, 4/16)

Field trips:
3 Sat., 3/28, 4/11 & 4/25; 10:00 am-3:00 pm


Class Details

4 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Thu.  
  Weekly(2) - Sat.  

Location : College of San Mateo (CSM) Location : 
  College of San Mateo (CSM).

Instructor : Tom Taber 



Please read:  CSM Bldg. 14 Rm. TBD,  -Lecture-live Field trips: 3 Sat., 4/2, 4/16, 4/30; 10:00 am - 4:00 pm



Registration Closes On
Thursday, March 31, 2022 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
3/31/2022 - 3/31/2022 Weekly - Thu 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM San Mateo, College of San Mateo (CSM)  Map Tom Taber 
4/2/2022 - 4/30/2022 Weekly(2) - Sat 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM San Mateo, College of San Mateo (CSM)  Map Tom Taber