Equestrian Ride SOLD OUT

Deer Creek Hills Preserve Deer Creek Hills Nature Preserve, Sloughhouse, CA, United States

Buddy up with your horse and take a docent-led equestrian adventure, traveling over the rolling hills, and maneuvering past outcrops of rocks along the trail’s edge. Take in the seemingly endless grassland and tree-studded horizons of this pristine protected landscape. BYO horse and gear, including a muck bucket and water for your horse after the

Free – $10.00

Docent Only: Field Training Hike

Deer Creek Hills Preserve Deer Creek Hills Nature Preserve, Sloughhouse, CA, United States

Welcome Back to Deer Creek Hills for this annual refresher and all around great excuse to visit the preserve! Let's gather and enjoy each others company as we check in on how things are growing and reconnect with each other and nature. Guided by Miki Fujitsubo with input from fellow lead docents, this outing will

Free

Upland Birding POSTPONED

Deer Creek Hills Preserve Deer Creek Hills Nature Preserve, Sloughhouse, CA, United States

Due to rain and heavy wind, this birding outing has been postponed to February 24. Current ticket holders, please check your email inbox for information about transferring your tickets to the new date or another outing on the property. Docents welcome all ages of new and experienced birders alike, who are ready to tackle this

Free – $10.00

Self-Guided Hike CANCELLED

Deer Creek Hills Preserve Deer Creek Hills Nature Preserve, Sloughhouse, CA, United States

Due to expected rain and low registration, we have cancelled this outing. Please join us on the trails on another Saturday. Registrants, please check your inbox for an email about transferring your tickets. Hike, stroll, meander or run. Self-guided hikes are for YOU! Explore the marked trails of Deer Creek Hills Preserve at your own

Free – $10.00

Woodland Mindfulness CANCELLED

Deer Creek Hills Preserve Deer Creek Hills Nature Preserve, Sloughhouse, CA, United States

Due to rain, this outing has been cancelled. Registrants, please check your inbox for an email about transferring tickets to another event. Future Woodland Mindfulness hikes will take place on March 16 and April 13. "We often forget that WE ARE NATURE. Nature is not something separate from us. So when we say that we

Free – $10.00

Equestrian Ride POSTPONED

Deer Creek Hills Preserve Deer Creek Hills Nature Preserve, Sloughhouse, CA, United States

Due to rain, this ride has been cancelled. A new ride has been added to the calendar for March 9th. Registrants, please check your inbox for an email about transferring your tickets to another ride this season. Buddy up with your horse and take a docent-led equestrian adventure, traveling over the rolling hills, and maneuvering

Free – $10.00

Upland Birding

Deer Creek Hills Preserve Deer Creek Hills Nature Preserve, Sloughhouse, CA, United States

Docents welcome all ages of new and experienced birders alike, who are ready to tackle this 3-4 mile off-trail walk through open grasslands that overlie the Gopher Ridge (metavolcanic) Formation. Open grassland habitat in the Sacramento area continues to disappear making this local resource ever more important. These are hunting grounds for winter resident raptors

Free – $10.00

Self-Guided Hikes

Deer Creek Hills Preserve Deer Creek Hills Nature Preserve, Sloughhouse, CA, United States

Hike, stroll, meander or run. Self-guided hikes are for YOU! Explore the marked trails of Deer Creek Hills Preserve at your own speed Saturdays February through May and October through November. Visitors MUST: Pre-register and pre-pay the $10 registration fee per person. Register by 6pm Friday to receive the pre-visit email. Late registrants will need

Free – $10.00

Docent Equestrian Safety Training

Deer Creek Hills Preserve Deer Creek Hills Nature Preserve, Sloughhouse, CA, United States

Current SVC equestrian docents will gather at Deer Creek Hills to review emergency response protocols, practice hands-on emergency scenarios and gain valuable information on how to ensure group safety during an emergency. There will be a 30 minute review of protocols and orientation to docent resource binder followed by a short hike to the training location near the Oxbow

Free