Tag Archives: Wildflowers

A Hike at Cold Canyon

One of the most popular spring hikes in Yolo County is a trail that starts near the base of  Monticello Dam, on Putah Creek. It enters the Stebbins Cold Canyon Preserve (managed by the University of California) and offers the … Continue reading

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Deer Creek Hills Preserve

Deer Creek Hills Preserve, just north of Rancho Murietta in eastern Sacramento County (California), is open for visitors to walk the trails on Saturday mornings in spring and fall (see the Events calendar at Sacramento Valley Conservancy to register). This … Continue reading

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Table Mountain

Spring is advancing quickly throughout the Sacramento Valley. With below-average rainfall this past winter, it won’t be a great year for wildflowers, but it’s not bad. Some places have already reached their peak for abundance of flowers. Last weekend I … Continue reading

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