Docent Walks
Fiscalini Ranch Preserve

There are five series of docent walks:
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Bluff Trail Walks.
Fiscalini Ranch Preserve Ocean Bluff Walk:

Walk the Bluff Trail of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve with a docent from Friends of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve.  Enjoy the Ranch and gorgeous ocean views as we learn about seaweed, sea mammals, birds, and the plants along the Bluff Trail.  The walk is about 2 hours and 2 miles long with no measurable elevation gain.  Bring binoculars, if you have them.  Children are welcome with adult supervision.

FFRP docent led walks are free of charge and open to the public. The walk will begin at the south end of the Bluff Trail.  For information and directions, call Stephen at (805) 400-5366.   Rain cancels the walk.

Saturday, October 28, 2017
10AM - 12PM

Birds and More Along the Bluff Trial:
Saturday, November 11, 2017
10AM - 12PM


Walk the Bluff Trail of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve with docents from Friends of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve. While not forgetting about the plants and other features of the trail, this month’s bluff walk will give extra time to enjoying the birds that visit our shoreline during the winter months. The walk is about 2 hours and 2 miles long with no measurable elevation gain.
Bring binoculars, if you have them.

Download the Ranch bird List

FFRP docent led walks are free of charge and open to the public. The walk will begin at the south end of the Bluff Trail. For information and directions, call Stephen at (805) 400-5366. Rain cancels the walk.

Sunday, December 10, 2017
10AM - 12PM -

Birds and More Along the Bluff Trail
Sunday, January 28, 2018
10AM - 12PM -

Walk the Bluff Trail of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve with docents from Friends of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve. While not forgetting about the plants and other features of the trail, this month’s bluff walk will give extra time to enjoying the birds that visit our shoreline during the winter months. The walk is about 2 hours and 2 miles long with no measurable elevation gain. Bring binoculars, if you have them.

Download the Ranch bird List

FFRP docent led walks are free of charge and open to the public. The walk will begin at the south end of the Bluff Trail. For information and directions, call Stephen at (805) 400-5366. Rain cancels the walk.
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Forest Loop Walk
Walk The Forest Loop Trail in the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve. Enjoy a two-hour FFRP Docent led walk. About 2.5 miles with very little elevation gain. Learn about the plants, animals, human history, and the trails in this special part of Cambria. Bring water, shoes that protect the toes, and wear long pants to help protect from poison oak. Children welcome with adult supervision.

Sunday, November 5, 2017 -
10AM - 12PM

Saturday, December 2, 2017
10AM - 12PM

Saturday, December 16,2017
10AM - 12:30PM

January 13, 2018
10AM to 12:30PM


For more information, call Stephen at 805-400-5366.



Single Topic Walks

Given by experts in subjects such as archeology, birds, mushrooms and marine mammals

Scheduled approximately once per month

See Schedule and Details
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School Related Walks
School related Field trips are available with our Docent Program.
They can be tied to your Earth Science curriculum, which will meet the California life Science Standards, or even your art program. We also have available a Stewardship program for your students. A group of trained docents will greet you and introduce your students to the flora and fauna of our forest, grasslands and wet lands on the Ranch as well as a walk along the Bluff.
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