Time: 8:00 AM (Half day)

 

Leader: Steve Tracey, (408) 966-3860 

 

Directions: From I-680 take Alum Rock Ave northeast, turn right on Hamilton Rd. and go about 9 miles to the park. Or, take Quimby Rd off of Capitol Expwy to Mt. Hamilton Rd. Turn right on Mt. Hamilton Rd and go about 0.5 miles to the park. Meet at Grant Lake (aka Hall's Valley Lake) parking lot, first parking lot on the left just past the main park entrance on the right (do not enter the Main Park Entrance on the right).

 

Highlights: Local birds, lingering migrants.

 

Difficulty: Involves a moderately strenuous walk. 

 

Note: Park entrance fee required for last half of trip.