Field Trip: Sutter Buttes Hike -- State Park's Peace Valley
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$45 Adult; $30 Youth
Saturday, Jan 28, 2017 7:45 am - 4:00 pm
Meet at Chico Masonic Family Center (Map)
More vigorous hiking, some elevation gain/loss
Explore California State Park's Peace Valley in the Sutter Buttes. It will be like stepping back in time as you learn about Peace Valley's natural and cultural history. We will visit a Native American site used for grinding acorns. As we traverse this incredible valley, we will learn the interesting geological processes that formed it. This is an undeveloped area and involves some moderate uphill hiking, so wear sturdy hiking boots. Bring a sack lunch and beverage. No early departures on this trip.
Field Trip Leader
Tim Davis is a retired California State Park Ranger who has worked at a variety of parks throughout the state including Anza Borrego Desert SP, Emerald Bay/D.L. Bliss SP, and Hollister Hills SVRA. Local parks include Lake Oroville SRA, Bidwell Mansion SHP, and Bidwell-Sacramento River SP. As a Ranger he began leading hikes in the Sutter Buttes shortly after the State acquired Peace Valley and now continues as a State Park Volunteer.
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