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Nature Walk: Middle Harbor Shoreline Park - Easy

When:
Saturday, January 5, 2019, 1:30 PM until 3:30 PM
Where:
Middle Harbor Shoreline Park
2777 Middle Harbor Road
Oakland, CA   94607
Contact:
Audre Newman
Category:
Nature Walk
Registration is not available online - contact the event coordinator
No Fee




RSVP: Email Audre Newman or call 510-548-0530 

When: Saturday, January 5, 2018, 1:30-3:30 pm

Where: We will meet at the USS Oakland Mast near the main parking lot, just off Middle Harbor Rd. There is an accessible toilet and drinking water there. 
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Open to: Members, volunteers

Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible


Description:
Many options, all easy. Spectacular views of San Francisco, Bay Bridge and the Port of Oakland.  The paved and graveled paths lead next to mudflats which when exposed in winter at low tide are crowded with feeding shorebirds.  Also in winter, migrating water birds are common on the bay.


What to bring: Good hiking shoes or boots for the trails, layered clothing for variable weather, water, windbreaker, snacks. Hiking poles are optional. Binoculars will be helpful for birdwatching

How to get there: Take Hwy. 24 west to I-980 west, towards Oakland. Exit at the 11th/12th Street off-ramp onto Brush Street. Continue straight, and turn right (northwest) at 7th Street. Continue straight on 7th Street and past Maritime Street to the stoplight at Middle Harbor Road. Proceed through the intersection and take the first right turn into the MHSP parking lot.  The mast is just west of the parking.
It should take 15 minutes to get there from Hwy 80 at University in Berkeley.  

Carpools: If you need a ride or can give a ride, call or email Audre a few days in advance for arranging a pickup near your home or at a BART station. PUBLIC TRANSIT: see AC TRANSIT by calling 511, or on the internet at 511.org.




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