Regular Tours

Every Weekend

 Volunteer-led tours of the Reserve are held every Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.  No reservations necessary for groups smaller than 6.

Early Bird Tour


Expert birder Rick Fournier leads this monthly Early Bird Tour that meets the first Saturday of the month at 8:30.

Slough ‘n Easy Walk


Join us the second Sunday of each month at 2:00 p.m. Enjoy a short guided walk from the Visitor Center to the overlook, along a paved and fully accessible path. The pace of this walk is slow with several stops along the way.  There are benches along the trail as well as at the overlook. This tour is also available upon request (Wed-Sun.  9:30-3:30) call the (831) 728-2822.

21kids-on-boardwalkAll tours meet at the Visitor Center, rain or shine.

To walk the trails and/or go on the tours, you must pay the day-use fee of $4.12 (credit cards only, NO CASH) for adults 16 and older; children are free; entry is also free with a California hunting or fishing license. An annual CDFW Lands pass is available for $22.92.

Group Reservations

No notice or reservations are needed for groups of under six people. If you would like to bring a group to the Reserve, please phone ahead of time. Special docent-led tours can be arranged with at least two months notice. (831) 728-2822.