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Full Moon Hike

May 15, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm


Photo: Stephen Schupp

Join us for a viewing of two spectacular celestial events in one night: a full-moon rise and a full lunar eclipse. We will hike to a promontory with superb vistas of the San Pablo Bay to view this breathtaking and unique double event. We will leave the ranger station at 7 p.m. and reach the viewpoint in time to watch the moon rise over the East Bay hills. Then at 8:29 p.m. the moon will enter the earth’s shadow, peaking with a full lunar eclipse by 9:11 p.m. We’ll enjoy the show until about 9:30 p.m., at which point we’ll hike back to our cars, arriving by roughly 10:30 p.m. Since we’ll be sitting for a while and hiking back after dark, consider bringing a picnic blanket or tarp and a good flashlight or headlamp with spare batteries.


 Date: Sunday, April 15

Time:  7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Location: Meeting location details emailed upon reservation. 

Difficulty: Moderately strenuous, 4 miles round trip

What to bring: Warm clothing, water, picnic blanket or tarp, flashlight or headlamp with spare batteries. Be sure to wear appropriate hiking shoes. 

Note: This hike will begin at 7 p.m. sharp, so don’t be late or you’ll miss the fun!




Fee: free for FOCC members; $5 non-members

Space is limited; reservations required.

Questions? Email programs@friendsofchinacamp.org or call (415) 456-0766.

Cancellations notified via email.


May 15, 2022
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm