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Guided Nature Hike

Did you know that with over 6000 native plant species, California has the most diverse plant life of all the US and Canada? Plus, over 2000 of those species are found no where else in the world. Come out and learn about the numerous native plants and animals that inhabit our mountains! We will even forage and eat some of the plants, and discuss their medicinal uses. You will have a guided, educational hike with light breakfast and drink included. The healthy meal may feature seasonal wild edible plants.



Identify plants and animals of the San Gabriel mountains

Find local edible plants

Establish sustainable and safe practices for wild-harvesting

Discuss medicinal and cultural uses of plants

Discover the health benefits of spending time in nature

Enjoy light learning combined with excercise and a healthy meal!

We Provide:

Expert nature guide, Haruka Ito

Light meal, featuring seasonal and wild foods

Tea/Infused Water/Lemonade featuring wild edible plants

Please Bring Your Own:

Empty Canteen (for the provided drink/tea)

1L Water (minimum)

Day Pack/Back pack (to put your sack food and drink)

Sturdy shoes

Sun Hat

Sun Screen

Optional Items to Bring:

Hiking pole


Notebook and pencil