Seniors Hike for Health
Naturalist led hikes designed for seniors age 55 and up to encourage healthy living, fun and friendship in the outdoors.
The Seniors Hike for Health program is free and held on every 3rd Tuesday of each month from 10AM-1PM. Hike are 2-3 miles long and range from easy to moderate. We provide a free sandwich, chips and water to all participants.
Adventures include visits to open space preserves, city parks, county parks as well as California State Parks and beaches from San Francisco to Monterey Bay. We learn about their different habitats, beautiful plants and animals and fascinating natural and cultural history.
Mental and physical benefits include:
Improved cardiovascular health and circulation
Reduced arthritis, joint and knee pain
An increase in bone density, which can improve bone health and reduce the risk of osteoporosis
Building stronger muscles
A decrease in feelings of depression and isolation
Increased cognitive function, mobility and independence
Better scores on memory tests
Improved reaction time
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Seniors Hike for Health 2022 Events
January 18th - Fremont Older Open Space Preserve
February 15th - Sierra Azul Preserve - Mt. Umunhum
March 15th - Coyote Ridge Open Space Preserve
April 19th - Edgewood Park & Natural Preserve
May 17th - The Forest of Nisene Marks
June 21st - Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
July 19th - Ravenswood Open Space Preserve
August 16th - Alum Rock Park
September 20th - Sanborn County Park
October 18th – Mt. Madonna County Park
November 15th - Natural Bridges State Beach
December 20th - Uvas Canyon County Park