Outdoor Summer Programs Begin

Two Men walking on rocky slope carrying Backpacks using trekking Sticks dressed in alpine Jackets and hiking Pants. Layered Mountains View beside Silhouetted of People. Photo by AlexBrylov at istock by Thinkstock by Getty Images

The  Mt. San Jacinto State Park & Wilderness and the Natural History Association  are offering  Class and Field Programs for the 2019 summer season.

Through October 19th, a total of twenty programs will be presented covering a range of natural history and hiking classes.

On May 18th, Colin Barrows of the Friends of the Desert Mountains will talk about “Sky Islands and Climate Refugia”.

On May 25th and 26th, “Junior Ranger Days” return to Mt. San Jacinto State Park, led by Interpreter Allison Barnes.

Additional dates are June 15, July 6, August 3, August 31 and September 1. No advance registration is required.

And free Guided Nature Walks by State Park volunteers resume May 25 and continue Saturdays and Sundays through September 1. These walks feature a choice of two easy trails–the Desert View Trail, a 1½-mile beginning at 11:00 a.m. and the Long Valley Nature Trail, a ¾-mile loop beginning at 1:30 p.m. No advance registration is required.

Regular Aerial Tram admission applies, with no additional charges.


For more information about the NHA summer programs or to register, please visit www.msjnha.org/events.


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