2. Wildflower display on Mt. Burdell. photo Shannon Burke preview

Sunday, April 15, 2018 – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Celebrate Native Plant Week at one of the best wildflower locations in the county. We’ll visit a variety of habitats including volcanic outcrops, serpentine soils, freshwater springs, and oak woodlands. The flora of this Novato preserve is incredibly diverse and includes a number of rare plants.

We request that no pets (except service animals) attend.

This walk is for ages 18 and up. A moderate walk with some gradual hills, about 3 miles.

Wear: Hiking clothes and shoes, hat, sunscreen

Bring: Lunch, water bottle, binoculars if you have them


No Preregistration required

Rain may cancel. If questionable weather, call (415) 893-9527 after 8am on the morning of the event to hear a recorded message if cancelled.

Questions: contact Shannon Burke at SBurke@marincounty.org or (415) 893-9520.

Complete directions: Meet at the gate on San Andreas Drive in Novato. From Hwy 101 in Novato, take the exit for San Marin Drive; go west 2.3 miles. Turn right onto San Andreas Drive and follow it approximately 0.5 miles. The gate is on the right (before you reach the dead end). Do not block driveways when parking.