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Hilltop Lake Park (Richmond)
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Join me for an easy, flat 0.75 mile stroll around Hilltop Lake in Richmond to look at ducks, woodpeckers, passerines, and maybe raptors and a wader or two. Freshwater pond surrounded by willows, cattails, and native and ornamental trees and shrubs.
Check out ebird bar chart for this location at https://ebird.org/barchart?r=L1405454&yr=all&m=.
Please bring binoculars. There is no bathroom at this park; you can try the Chevron station at Richmond Parkway and Blume (just off freeway). There are no benches. Rain cancels. Call or email Cathy if you’re not sure, or with other questions.
Leader: Cathy Bleier, (510) 414-5719 cell, firstname.lastname@example.org.
This trip is free but advance registration is required. Registration will open two weeks before the trip and close at 4 p.m. on Monday, January 10. Directions for registered participants are below.
Please note the public health guidelines for this trip, as we emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic:
Walk is limited to 15 participants, plus the leaders. There will not be a waiting list.
Participants must register online and acknowledge acceptance of our liability waiver. Each person must register separately. No “drop ins,” please.
Thank you for your flexibility in helping us ensure that everyone remains healthy! Because we have to limit the size of trips, please do not sign up unless you are committed to attending.
Directions: The lake is at the end of the Richmond Parkway YMCA’s parking lot at 4300 Lakeside Dr., Richmond. If you’re coming from Highway 80, go west on Richmond Parkway exit; if coming from San Pablo Avenue, go east on Richmond Parkway. Turn onto Lakeside Drive and make immediate left into YMCA parking lot. Wind down left into lower lot and back up into upper lot (since upper is one way), where we’ll meet.
Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/FJ4krt5cZmtndWk16