Hikes

Please click on a listed event below to register. Space is limited on each hike, so please sign up early. Registration closes three (3) days prior to each event. Meeting locations and times will be provided by hike leaders once you’ve registered. Note that several hikes are offered exclusively to LTNC Members.

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Or, visit our Public Parks & Trails page for places to go that do not require advanced registration.

******ATTENTION - IMPORTANT NOTE******

We are pleased to announce that Archer Taylor Preserve is back open and ready for visitors with two hikes (July 12 & Aug. 9) and two re-orientation meetings (July 27 & Aug. 3).

PLEASE NOTE: For those who have been on a LTNC guided hike or workday at Archer Taylor Preserve in previous years, a re-orientation meeting is required in order to return to visit the preserve outside of guided hikes and workdays, even if you have done so in the past.

Thank you for your patience during our post-fire recovery efforts at ATP and we look forward to seeing you there.

March

Mar 09

Long Canyon

09 March 2019

Enjoy the beauty of Long Canyon and Foley Canyon.

Mar 10

Wildlake Mushroom Hike

10 March 2019

Have you ever wondered about the fascinating fungi found on the Wildlake Preserve?

Mar 16

Linda Falls Workday

16 March 2019

Help restore the Linda Falls Preserve.

Mar 23

Conservation Easement Broom-Pull Workday

23 March 2019

Assist CE owner Louise Dunlap in her efforts to control invasive French broom.

Mar 24

Linda Falls Lumber Mill Hike

24 March 2019

View a beautiful waterfall near the headwaters of Conn Creek.

Mar 24

Redwood Flat in PUC’s Forest

24 March 2019

Enjoy wooded areas of the newly protected Pacific Union College (PUC) forest.

Mar 30

Dunn-Wildlake & Duff Ranch Preserve Orientation

30 March 2019

Portions of Wildlake-Duff are accessible to hiking and biking.

Mar 30

Dimmick Broom-Pull Workday

30 March 2019

Spend the morning removing invasive French broom while admiring the Ponderosa pines.

Mar 31

Wragg Ridge

31 March 2019

Explore the newest Land Trust preserve.

April

Apr 06

Missimer Snell Valley Wildflowers

06 April 2019

Highlight species are Delphiniums, cream sacs and Ithuriel’s spear.

Apr 07

Wantrup Reptiles & Amphibians – Members Only

07 April 2019

Explore this fascinating world with herpetology expert Jeff Alvarez.

Apr 12

Birding From Low to High – Members Only

12 April 2019

See the many resident and migratory bird species enjoying this area’s amazing habitat diversity.

Apr 14

Zim Zim Falls

14 April 2019

Napa County’s highest waterfall.

Apr 14

Linda Falls Workday

14 April 2019

Help restore the Linda Falls Preserve.

Apr 20

Grateful Dead Peak

20 April 2019

A beautiful location that few people ever visit.

Apr 21

Three Counties Hike

21 April 2019

Hike through the remote upper corner of the McLaughlin Reserve.

Apr 24

Dunn-Wildlake & Duff Ranch Preserve Orientation

24 April 2019

Portions of Wildlake-Duff are accessible to hiking and biking.

Apr 27

Post-Fire Botany Hike on Mt. George – Members Only

27 April 2019

Observe spring blooms within areas burned by the 2017 Atlas Fire.

Apr 27

Wantrup Hike

27 April 2019

Enjoy early spring wildflowers and great views of this quiet, rural part of Napa County.

Apr 28

Wildlife Tracking Workshop – Members Only

28 April 2019

Led by expert tracker and ecologist Meghan Walla-Murphy.

Apr 28

Lower Loop in PUC’s Forest

28 April 2019

Remote trail traverses ecosystems from redwood groves to chaparral.

May

May 05

Hoffnagle Loop

05 May 2019

Visit Bell Creek then head up Rattlesnake Ridge for lovely views of the valley.

May 11

Wildlake to Calistoga

11 May 2019

A challenging hike up, down, and across the ridges between Calistoga and Angwin.

May 12

Mother’s Day at Tuteur Ranch

12 May 2019

Annual springtime trek in the rolling hills of east Napa.

May 15

Dunn-Wildlake & Duff Ranch Preserve Orientation

15 May 2019

Portions of Wildlake-Duff are accessible to hiking and biking.

May 18

Wildlake Full Moon Walk

18 May 2019

Hike out to Flat Top Peak for an early picnic dinner during sunset and moonrise.

May 19

Mead Ranch Vernal Pools

19 May 2019

Hike through the historic and beautiful Mead Ranch in the hills northeast of Napa.

May 25

Owling in the Napa Valley – Members Only

25 May 2019

Ever been “owling?”

May 26

**New Date** Inspiration Point in PUC’s Forest

26 May 2019

Ridge trail to Inspiration Point with views of Chiles Valley and Blue Ridge.

June

Jun 02

Flat Top Picnic Area and Old Baldy

02 June 2019

Hike in the Dunn-Wildlake Preserve starts at the old hunting camp and goes around Three Peaks.

Jun 09

Dunn-Wildlake & Duff Ranch Preserve Orientation

09 June 2019

Portions of Wildlake-Duff are accessible to hiking and biking.

Jun 09

Wildlake Workday

09 June 2019

Spend the morning restoring a native grassland overlooking Bell Canyon.

Jun 28

Linda Falls Workday

28 June 2019

Help restore the Linda Falls Preserve.

Jun 29

Stargazing at Wantrup

29 June 2019

Bring your love of the night skies.

July

Jul 12

Archer Taylor Preserve Hike to Maggie’s Peak

12 July 2019

Our first guided hike on the Archer Taylor Preserve since the 2017 Nuns Fire.

Jul 24

Dunn-Wildlake & Duff Ranch Preserve Orientation

24 July 2019

Portions of Wildlake-Duff are accessible to hiking and biking.

Jul 26

Linda Falls Workday

26 July 2019

Help restore the Linda Falls Preserve.

Jul 27

ATP Re-Orientation for Returning Visitors

27 July 2019

This meeting is required in order to return to visit the preserve outside of guided hikes and workdays.

Jul 28

Old Baldy Meteor Showers on Wildlake

28 July 2019

Three different meteor shower events should be active in July.

August

Aug 03

Dunn-Wildlake & Duff Ranch Preserve Orientation

03 August 2019

Portions of Wildlake-Duff are accessible to hiking and biking.

Aug 03

ATP Re-Orientation for Returning Visitors

03 August 2019

This meeting is required in order to return to visit the preserve outside of guided hikes and workdays.

Aug 04

Up the River with a Paddle

04 August 2019

Explore the Napa River adjacent to the Trancas Crossing Park.

Aug 09

Archer Taylor Preserve Hike to Devil’s Well

09 August 2019

A strenuous hike with sometimes difficult terrain.

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