CLOSED TODAY. All hiking canceled due to creek levels and projected rains.
Hike, stroll, meander or run. Open Saturdays are for YOU! Explore the trails of Deer Creek Hills Preserve at your own speed. Open Saturdays are FREE, please register online to ensure gates will be open.
There are 3 trail options:
North Pond Loop -- approximately 3 miles, mostly shaded. Can be started no later than 11:30am
Two Ponds Loop -- 4.5 miles, mostly in open skies. Can be started no later than 11:00am
Barn Pond Loop -- 6 miles, mixture of open skies and shaded woodland. Can be started no later than 10am.
A map will be provided and the trails are marked. Please dress appropriate for the forecasted weather, sturdy shoes, cell phone, snacks and water are required. SVC Staff working the event will exchange cell numbers with you, prior to hiking out.
The road to access Deer Creek Hills is not paved. 4WD, higher clearance vehicles are recommended, but not required.
All events are subject to weather conditions. If there is rain projected, event will likely be canceled. Registered guests will be notified by Thursday evenings and the event will be labeled as canceled on the website.
Smoking is prohibited on the preserve.
No dogs allowed, except working service dogs.
Please practice Leave No Trace Ethics; Pack It In - Pack It Out.
Arrive as early as 9am to start your Deer Creek Hills experience. Return and be off trails by 1pm.
Gates will be locked at 1:00pm.
Please register for this outing below. SVC cannot guarantee the gates will be open, unless a reservation to attend is made in advance (minimum one week).
Additional questions please contact SVC staff at (916) 612-3719.