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Heather Farm Park
Heather Farm Park    

Heather Farm Park is one of 16 parks and 3,000 acres of open spaced owned and managed by the City of Walnut Creek.

301 N San Carlos Dr
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Birds:water birds, woodland birds, winter residents

Hiking Difficulty: 1

Directions:

  • Go west on Newell Ave toward S Broadway.
  • Turn right onto S Broadway.
  • Turn right onto Civic Dr.
  • Turn right onto Ygnacio Valley Rd.
  • Turn left onto San Carlos Dr.
  • Turn left onto Heather Dr.
  • Turn right onto Marchbanks Dr.

 

 

Hiking Difficulty codes:
1=Easy, very few hills to climb
2=Moderately Easy, some small hills to climb
3=Challenging, flat land ranging to gentle to some steep slopes
4=Difficult, some very steep hills to climb

Conversation with a Lion


According to a local biologist thereís a mountain lion in the area where I live. Iíve seen the remains of deer that I suspected were the leftovers of a mountain lion meal, but Iíve never actually seen one.

I was hiking in the hills behind my house recently looking for deer antlers when I had the uneasy feeling I was being watched. Looking around for anything--or anyone--

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