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Lake Group Outings:

*AUGUST 9, 8:30AM -- nature walk on the Cache Creek Nature Trail at Anderson Marsh State Historic Park, led by docents Gae Henry and Henry Bornstein; ranch house tour follows. FREE, with free parking for participants. For more info email or call 995-2658.

SEPTEMBER 20, 9AM -- hike to Table Rock in Robert Louis Stevenson State Park on Mt St Helena. Enjoy gorgeous rolling hills, wooded forests, interesting volcanic rock formations and stunning views of Napa Valley! Bring lunch, snack, water, hat and sturdy shoes. Meet in the RLS parking lot on Hwy 29, 6.1 miles south of Twin Pine Casino in Middletown. By reservation only. Leader Julie Kreis 707-987-9040 or

* Not a Sierra Club hike

Difficulty Mileage Elevation Gain
E = easy actual mileage A = less than 1,000'
M = moderate B = 1,000-2,000'
H = hard C = 2,000-3,000'
S = strenuous D = over 3,000'
V = very strenuous


Ratings For Outing Leaders: How fast or slow do you go?

Wonder if an outing leader walks fast or slow? Keep in mind that the leader’s speed is but one part of hiking. How high up a mountain the hike starts, the total mileage and elevation gain (up hill) and loss (down hill) greatly affect the difficulty of a hike, regardless of how fast or slow you walk. If you have any doubts about being able to do a hike or have other questions, please call the leader to discuss your concerns. These ratings only serve as a guide and are not a substitute for you being in appropriate physical condition before participating in an outing. Leaders are grouped according to how fast they normally hike. Please keep in mind that this info is to help you decide if a hike is right for you.

The outing rating instructions to hikers is also important for participants to read. Look at the difficulty of the hike. If the rating is moderate with few or more frequent stops a fast pace hiker must hike slower to accommodate that rating.

Fast-pace with few or no stops: Carol Magill
Moderate-pace with few stops: Steve Devoto, Boone Lodge, Jackie Farley
Moderate-pace with more frequent stops: Pete McGee, Tom McFarling



Other local hikes:

Lake County Land Trust
Conducts weekly Saturday walks at their Rodman Slough Preserve, starting at 8AM June through August and 9AM September through May.  Meet at the Nature Center at the Preserve on Westlake Road and the Nice-Lucerne Cut-off. No dogs please. Heavy rain will cancel. Call Roberta Lyons at 994-2024 or Pamela Bordisso at 279-0923 for information.

Clear Lake State Park guided walks
Docent-led walks will start from the Visitor Center at 8:30AM every second and fourth Sunday through August: no park entrance fee for participants in these events

Redbud Audubon bird walks. Monthly, October through May: for details, call Jeannette Knight at 928-4233 or Roberta Lyons at 994-2024.

Monthly guided walks at Anderson Marsh
The Anderson Marsh Interpretive Association (AMIA) offers guided nature walks followed by docent-led tours of the historic ranch house. Rain cancels the walks, but the tours will take place regardless of weather. For more information call AMIA at 995-2658 or email

Konocti Regional Trail System
Comprehensive information on the local trail network, including links to all known online maps:

Also visit:

Lake County Visitors Guide

Redbud Audubon Society

Tuleyome Trails



Help Wanted: Outing Leaders. No experience needed, just a love for brisk exercise in the out-of-doors. There are many good reasons to become an Outing leader, including an opportunity for autocracy: as leader you get to choose where to go, and when. Interested? Get in touch with Outing Chair Steve Devoto at 279-8308 or



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