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Tarantula Trek


From September 15, 2013 4:00 pm until September 15, 2013 6:30 pm Save to calendar

At Mitchell Canyon Visitors Center and Trailhead Mount Diablo State Park 96 Mitchell Canyon Road, Clayton, CA 94517, USA

Categories: Hiking


This event must be cancelled due to the Park closure caused by the Morgan fire.

Tarantula Trek

Organization:  MDIA

Leader:  Jim Holmes

Meet:  Mitchell Canyon Picnic Area

Fee:  $6.00 parking

Description:  Join Jim and our Tarantula to learn about our native hairy spiders which are out looking for love.  Then take a walk of about 2 to 3 miles at a slow pace to find them in their natural environment.  Bring: water, a snack if needed, dress for the weather. Cameras welcome.

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