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Solano County Open Space is waiting for you!  At this time, all access is exclusively docent-guided. Please note that there are no water facilities or other amenities. 
 
Current activities at Solano Open Space include:
  Hiking
  Horseback riding
  Bird Watching
  Photography
  
 
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Below is a list of outdoor events taking place in Solano County in the next 30 days. To find events scheduled for a particular date, you may click the date on the calendar at the left.

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Tree Care Day    Thursday,  JUN  17, 2021
9:00 AM

BENICIA TREE FOUNDATION —  Lake Herman Open Space
No experience necessary. Bring gloves if you have them. RSVP for meeting point. Wear closed-toe shoes, long pants, gloves and a face mask. Bring a completed liability waiver form. Volunteers under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Click on the following link to register and to download a copy of the liability waiver form: here.
Performers:
Location:
     Community Park Dr
     Benicia  
DIRECTIONS: RSVP for more information and meeting point.

 
Walk with Hannigan    Friday,  JUN  18, 2021
9:00 AM

COUNTY SUPERVISOR ERIN HANNIGAN —  Vallejo Waterfront
The Walks are back! Join #TeamHannigan every Friday morning to walk and chat with the District 1 County Supervisor, Erin Hannigan. Everyone is welcome to come and get fit! Meet by the Ferry Building. Rain may cancel.
Leader: Erin Hannigan
Location:
     289 Mare Island Way
     Vallejo  

 
Hanns Park Restoration    Saturday,  JUN  19, 2021
9:00 AM

VALLEJO WATERSHED ALLIANCE —  Hanns Park
Join us in Hanns Park on Saturday, June 19 from 9 a.m. to noon to support a habitat restoration project along Blue Rock Springs Creek. Wear comfortable clothes, sturdy shoes, hat, sunscreen, and gloves. Well bring water, refreshments, and tools. To RSVP or for more information contact us by email.
Location: Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: Park in the Wardlaw Dog Park lot. Follow the path behind the dog park. Cross the bridge over the creek and turn right (west) along the path. Shortly after you cross under Oakwood Avenue, youll see our site at Mile Marker 0.69.

 
Mindful Meditation and Yoga Hike    Saturday,  JUN  19, 2021
9:00 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST —  Rush Ranch
Join us for a socially distanced, 30-minute Mindful Meditation with Barbara Fredericks at Rush Ranch, followed by a yoga hike. Participants may bring their own folding chair, but there are benches available. We will be led through seated meditation surrounded by fresh air and the beautiful bird songs of Rush Ranch. (The hike is optional.) Registration is required online. For more information, contact Solano Land Trust by email.
Leader: Barbara Fredericks
Location:
     3521 Grizzly Island Road
     Suisun City  
DIRECTIONS: From Hwy 12 in Suisun City, take Grizzly Island Road south approximately 2 miles. Entrance/driveway will be on the right.

 
Rockville Hills Regional Park Trail Crew    Saturday,  JUN  19, 2021
9:00 AM

CITY OF FAIRFIELD —  Rockville Hills Regional Park
The Rockville Trail Crew volunteer work days are scheduled for the third Saturday of every month from 9-12noon, rain or shine! Trail Crew volunteers provide technical assistance with trail maintenance and construction activities on the trails. Trail Crew volunteer duties consist of clearing rocks, trees, brush and other debris from proposed trail routes; build/repair walk ways, bridges or other structures; grade/fill existing trail paths to ensure user safety; and attend all required meetings and training sessions. Volunteers should bring water, gloves and a tool if available. Volunteers should wear layered clothing and sturdy shoes. A snack and beverage provided for volunteers. Meet at the parking area. If you are not a regular volunteer, please RSVP to Ranger Teri, (707) 249-3613, or by email.
Location:
     2149 Rockville Rd
     Fairfield  

 
Garden Volunteer Day    Saturday,  JUN  19, 2021
9:30 AM

BENICIA STATE PARKS ASSOCIATION —  Forrest Deaner Native Plant Botanic Garden
We meet every Saturday from 9:30-11:30am in the Forrest Deaner Native Plant Botanic Garden located at the Benicia State Park Recreation Area for planting, weeding, and tending. Parking is free on Saturday Volunteer Days. Tell the Gate Attendant that you are going into the Park to work at the Garden.
Location:
     I-780 at Columbus Parkway
     Benicia State Park Recreation Area
     Benicia  

 
Rush Ranch 'Get the Rush'    Saturday,  JUN  19, 2021
10:00 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST & RUSH RANCH EDUCATIONAL COUNCIL —  Rush Ranch
Get the Rush is a series of fun and free activities for the whole family, offered on the third Saturday of every month at Rush Ranch. All ages and mobility levels are welcome! This event is put on by our dedicated volunteers and activities vary month-to-month. Get the Rush! is made possible by Rush Ranch Educational Council, Access Adventure, Napa-Solano Audubon Society, and Solano Land Trust volunteers. Participants may arrive at 10am for the Science Discovery labs or the docent-led walk alongside the marsh at 10:30. Registration is required. For more information or to register, online.
Location:
     3521 Grizzly Island Road
     Suisun City  
DIRECTIONS: From Hwy 12 in Suisun City, take Grizzly Island Road south approximately 2 miles. Entrance/driveway will be on the right.

 
Super Moon Paddle    Thursday,  JUN  24, 2021
GRIZZLY WATERS KAYAKING —  Suisun Marsh
Always a popular event! Last Super Moon for 2021. Nothing like watching the moon rise over the water. Cost is $50. Reserve your spot for this paddle online or by calling (707) 341-6141.
Location:
     Suisun Boat Ramp
     Suisun City  

 
Walk with Hannigan    Friday,  JUN  25, 2021
9:00 AM

COUNTY SUPERVISOR ERIN HANNIGAN —  Vallejo Waterfront
The Walks are back! Join #TeamHannigan every Friday morning to walk and chat with the District 1 County Supervisor, Erin Hannigan. Everyone is welcome to come and get fit! Meet by the Ferry Building. Rain may cancel.
Leader: Erin Hannigan
Location:
     289 Mare Island Way
     Vallejo  

 
Volunteer Opportunity: Trail Crew    Saturday,  JUN  26, 2021
9:00 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST —  Patwino Worrtla Kodoi Dihi Open Space Park
Come join us in building the first trails at Patwino Worrtla Kodoi Dihi Open Space Park! Get a sneak peek of the new trail system, meet cool people who care about land in Solano County, be part of the legacy of getting Rockville Trails ready for public access. For more information, email Jordan at Solano Land Trust. Registration is required. You can register online.
Location: Fairfield  
DIRECTIONS: Meet at Icehouse at the corner of Rockville Rd. & Suisun Valley Rd.

 
Garden Volunteer Day    Saturday,  JUN  26, 2021
9:30 AM

BENICIA STATE PARKS ASSOCIATION —  Forrest Deaner Native Plant Botanic Garden
We meet every Saturday from 9:30-11:30am in the Forrest Deaner Native Plant Botanic Garden located at the Benicia State Park Recreation Area for planting, weeding, and tending. Parking is free on Saturday Volunteer Days. Tell the Gate Attendant that you are going into the Park to work at the Garden.
Location:
     I-780 at Columbus Parkway
     Benicia State Park Recreation Area
     Benicia  

 
Nature Hike at Lynch Canyon    Saturday,  JUN  26, 2021
9:30 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST & SOLANO COUNTY PARKS —  Lynch Canyon Open Space Park
This hike occurs every 4th Saturday of the month. The hike will take visitors westward along Middle Valley Trail leading to Prairie Ridge. Expect about a 5-mile hike at a moderate but even pace over uneven ground. Muddy spots will have cattle prints. There are steep climbs over several hills with the longest at Prairie Ridge. Its worth it to see the view of the northern San Francisco Bay and Vallejo. Hike leaves promptly at 9:45 from the parking lot. Registration is required. For more information or to register, click here. Or call 707.432.0150. The hike is free, but parking is $6.00 at Lynch Canyon.
Parking Fee: $6
Location:
     3100 Lynch Road
     Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: From I-80 East, take the Hiddenbrooke Parkway exit and follow the Lynch Canyon signs. From I-80 West, take the Red Top Road exit and follow the Lynch Canyon signs.