Equestrian Ride

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

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

Birding Deer Creek

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

Deer Creek Riparian Area and Oak Woodland (DO NOT drive into the usual spot at Eagle Camp Corral.)  Meet promptly at 6:30am at the corner of Stonehouse and Latrobe Roads. We have an early start to avoid the heat and see the best bird activity. We will caravan to Deer Creek Hills North promptly at 6:45am. This is a

Free – $10.00

Late Bloomers

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

Our naturalist hikes (second Saturday of every month, Feb-May) wrap up with a closer look at spring's late bloomers. What grows at Deer Creek Hills Preserve? Explore California’s unique landscape—a Blue Oak Woodland. On this wildflower grassland your Naturalist will help sharpen your senses as they lead you under the oak canopy pointing out the

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

CANCELLED: Self-Guided Hikes

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

*Due to heavy rain forecasted, this event has been cancelled.* 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

Free – $10.00

Equestrian Ride

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

This is a makeup ride from the April 13th ride which was cancelled due to rain. 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

Free – $10.00

History Hike

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

Welcome, Dr. Johnson's anthropology students and the general public. SVC Docents will take you on a 3-4 mile hike along Crevis Creek and discuss Deer Creek Hills Preserve's history and unique artifacts. Students, please register by 6pm on Monday, April 22 to secure a spot. Remaining tickets will then become available to the general public.

Free – $10.00

Woodland Mindfulness

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

This is a makeup hike from the April 13th hike which was cancelled due to rain. "We often forget that WE ARE NATURE. Nature is not something separate from us. So when we say that we have lost our connection to Nature, we’ve lost our connection to ourselves..." ~Andy Goldsworthy, Artist Please join SVC Docents

Free – $10.00