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May 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
One event on April 23, 2017 at 10:00am
One event on May 5, 2018 at 10:00am
One event on May 6, 2018 at 10:00am
One event on May 4, 2019 at 10:00am
One event on May 5, 2019 at 10:00am
Rancho del Oso’s annual Wildflower Weekend event displays over 80 plants in bloom including species found in the Waddell Valley, the coastal portion of Big Basin Redwoods State Park. Botanist-led Wildflower Walks are offered at 10am and 1pm on both Saturday and Sunday. The 10am hike is a moderately paced 4.5-mile hike along the Marsh Trail to the Skyline to the Sea Bypass Trail.
The 1pm hike is a 1-mile wildflower excursion through multiple habitats along the Hoover Nature Trail. The Rancho del Oso Nature and History Center is located 17 miles north of Santa Cruz, at 3600 Highway 1 in Davenport. For more information, please call (831) 427-2288, or email parksRDOPIS@nullparks.ca.gov.