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Franklin Canyon! Don't Miss it!

August 7-9, 2015 near Hercules, CA

V-O-Cal's final full weekend project of the season

franklin canyonJoin Volunteers for Outdoor California for trail building and camaraderie at beautiful Franklin Canyon on August 7 - 9, 2015.  Between Martinez and Hercules, this project adds new trail through oak woodlands and grassland savannah to open 483-acre Franklin Canyon to the public for the first time(!!), and to form 1185 acres of combined hiking with Fernandez Ranch. Participate for a day or the weekend, with optional camping at the Fernandez Ranch staging area, Christie Rd. off Highway 4.  As always, V-O-Cal provides all food for the weekend, tools, trained crew leaders and organization.  

Send a flyer to your friends - help us get a great turnout for this exciting opportunity to play a role in opening a new open space to the public. Register Now! (registration site is back up after a brief hiccup...)

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Wow! The Glen Canyon Park was fabulous! All kinds of trail work and removing some very odd trash - the whole front end of a car. With over 100 volunteers, all the planned work was completed, the food was good, Inome got a head start on celebrating her birthday, and everyone had a great time.

For more pictures, take a look at our Facebook page.



Date Location Agency Partner
Aug 7-9 Franklin Canyon

John Muir Land Trust

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