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January 19, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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January 19th

Mushroom Hike 

Prepare to put on your “mushroom goggles” and look at the forest in a new way. This walk lead by naturalist Harold Hirsch will be an introductory mushroom foray. We will explore the various ecological roles these organisms play and ways we can interact with them. We will develop tools for identification and learn some basic terminology. All comfort-levels and questions welcome! 

Date: Sunday, January 19th

Time: 12:30pm- 2:30pm

Location: BackRanch Meadows Campground entrance. It is on the North Entrance of the park. We will meet at the guard kiosk by San Pedro Rd. 


Length: This will be a moderate 2-3 mile hike. 

What to Bring: Comfortable hiking clothes snacks, water and good walking shoes.


This event is free. Space is limited and reservations are required.

To reserve, send email to:

chinacamp.programs@gmail.com or call (415) 456-0766

Include your name, phone #, and the number of people attending.

We will reply to confirm your reservation.

Cancellation announcements will be posted on the FOCC website homepage.


January 19, 2020
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

NOTICE: Some sites at the Back Ranch Meadows Campground will be closed Sunday through Thursday from November 14, 2022 until May 13, 2023 due to construction. The group site will remain open during the week. Go to reservecalifornia.com for available reservations.

ADVISORY: December 3, 2023, 8am-2pm. Footrace beginning at Miwok Meadows. Expect increased foot traffic on Shoreline Trail, Oak Ridge Trail, and Bayview trail. Plan your trip to the park accordingly. See calendar for details.