Wildflowers of Healdsburg Ridge

Healdsburg Ridge Open Space Preserve

Sunday, April 28th 9am-1pm

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Join Biologist Kate Symonds of the Fitch Mountain Association for a walk through the woods of Healdsburg Ridge to enjoy the arrival of spring wildflowers! We’ll hike and talk throughout the 160-acre preserve exploring on our way to the “Russian River Overlook”. Our walk will be a short distance (2-3 miles) with a few moderate to steep grades, taking us through oak woodlands, grasslands and serpentine chaparral.

Location: Healdsburg Ridge Open Preserve -Arabian Way trailhead. Street parking.

Take the Dry Creek exit and go east.
Turn left (north) on Healdsburg Avenue and go about 1 mile.
Turn right (east) onto Parkland Farms Boulevard and travel to the eastern end of the road (about ¾ miles).
Turn right onto Bridle Path and look for on-street parking.
Trailhead is at the eastern end of Arabian Way

What to bring:

  • Re-fillable water bottle

  • Shoes with good tread for walking

  • Clothing in layers

  • Snacks

  • Sturdy shoes

  • Notebook if you'd like

Details, Details:

  • You will be asked to sign a liability waiver.

  • There is no restroom or water at property.

  • Though dogs are allowed at Healdsburg Ridge, we ask that you leave them at home for this outing

  • There is poison oak on the property and (as everywhere) ticks. Please do a thorough tick-check at home after the outing

Contact: For any other questions or if you would like to register over the phone, please contact Jesica Rodriguez by calling 707-544-7284 #107 or by emailing

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