Pismo Preserve Summer Hike Series: Birding with Morro Coast Audubon

August 19, 2022 - 9:00 - 10:30

Join us for outings at the Pismo Preserve throughout August with staff and special guests for our summer hiking series.

Overview: These hikes and workshops will take place on Vamonos Trail. The difficulty is moderate due to a few steep hills. The Vamonos Trail meanders through a canyon with ancient oaks, a few fun bridge crossings, interesting rock formations and breathtaking ocean views. The trail is family friendly and suitable for children.

Please arrive early to allow time for parking. The group will meet at the kiosk on the southern end of the parking lot near the restrooms and picnic tables. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, and hat.

Birding Interpretive Hike: Join us on a morning bird walk with Morro Coast Audubon. This is a community science hike where we will be using eBird checklists to check whose living in our local woodlands. Binoculars will be provided however participants are welcome to bring their own. All levels of birders are welcome to join. We will start the hike with an introduction to birding basics and a tutorial of how to use binoculars.


Important details for an enjoyable hike:

Directions: The Pismo Preserve is located at 80 Mattie Rd in Pismo Beach

Time: Our hike will start at 9:00 am and plan to be back in the parking lot by 10:30 am.

Bring: Snacks, water (required), sunscreen, hat, hiking shoes, appropriate hiking clothing.

Prepare: There may be ticks, poison oak, and rattlesnakes.