Hikes in Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve
1 Jan 2012
Russian Ridge is a moderate-sized park along Skylind Blvd that is famous for spring wildflower displays. Hikes are mostly over rolling hills providing expansive views. Best months to visit: Russian Ridge is famous for wildflower displays in April — May time frame. All trails are in the open. So avoid summers. Also avoid days soon after rains as trails get muddy.
List of Hikes
5.0 miles
1000 ft
Borel Hill - Hawk - Ancient Oaks
Pleasant walk through green rolling hills amid spring wildflowers.

6.2 miles
1400 ft
Cloud's Rest to Mindego Ridge
A pleasant hike in Russian Ridge through open grasslands, creek crossings and forests with oaks, laurels and douglas fir.

7.1 miles
700 ft
Bay Area Ridge Trail in Russian Ridge
Gorgeous hike over green rolling hills.

7.8 miles
1400 ft
Bay Area Ridge Trail and Hawk Ridge Trail
Gorgeous hike over green rolling hills.

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