Natural History Hike along Fitch Mountain 

Fitch Mountain Park and Open Space Preserve

Sunday, September 29th 9:30am- 1pm 

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Fitch Mountain is home to six diverse plant communities, ranging from grasslands, to mixed evergreen forests, to wetlands. The mountain provides critical habitat for wildlife and native plant species while providing us with sweeping vistas. Join LandPaths, and Biologist Kate Symonds of the Fitch Mountain association for a Natural History hike along Fitch Mountain. We'll be hiking and stopping along the way to discuss the natural history and ecology of the land, as well as discussing important shrub and tree species of the preserve. 

Where:  Fitch Mountain Park and Open Space Preserve- We will meet at the lower parking lot by the Villa Chanticleer, 908 Chanticleer Way, Healdsburg, CA at 9:30 am. 

 What to bring: 

  • Your own water bottle 
  • Snacks for the day 
  • Comfortable walking shoes 
  • Hiking poles (recommended as the trail is very steep)
  • Sun gear (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, etc.)

What to expect:

  • This hike will be led by Biologist Kate Symonds 
  • We will stay together as a group 
  • Our route will be a little over 3 miles, on steep terrain with alot of stoppping
  • We ask that you leave your pets at home for this event
  • You will be asked to sign a liabilty waiver upon arriving
  • There are port-a-potties on site at the begining and end of the route

Contact: For any questions or concerns, or if you would like to register over the phone, please contact our offices by calling 707-544-7284 or by emailing


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