The preserve guidelines are as follows:
preserves are open for scheduled hikes, classes and open house events.
The schedule of events is sent to members each fall and is published on
visitors should remain with their group during docent led hikes and
classes. Visitors should always enter/exit through appropriate gates.
Jumping fences is not allowed.
visitors should park inside of the second gate in the main parking area.
Vehicles outside of the main gate may be towed. Only working vehicles
are allowed to drive beyond the main parking area.
dogs, except for working cattle dogs associated with SFC’s cattle
operation are allowed on any preserves. (The cattle play their part by
helping to control invasive non-native grasses and are removed when
their job is done in the early summer.)
hunting is allowed on any of the SFC preserves.
SFC members have
additional opportunities for preserve access through member-only
preserve days, by volunteering for land stewardship projects, and by
becoming part of SFC’s preserve patrol group. For more information
about stewardship volunteer projects contact Rosanna Ruiz by email at