Winter at Grant Ranch

Sunday, January 23, 2022
08:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Ranch house parking area
37.337493, -121.716896

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Winter at Grant Park

Joseph D Grant County Park is an excellent spot for birding in the East County. We'll walk through beautiful scrub habitat looking for wintering birds like California Quail, Band-tailed Pigeon, and Say's Phoebe (and keeping our eyes open for the occasional bobcat or coyote).

Trip Difficulty: 2 miles, sidewalks and fairly flat dirt trail

Leaders: Mike Ambrose (818) 309-6256 and Sonja Kramer (818) 297-0175

Beginner Friendly

Meet: Ranch house parking area

Directions: From US-101 exit Capitol Expy in San Jose and continue east for 1.7 miles, turn right onto Quimby Rd and continue for 7 miles. Turn right onto CA-130 E and continue for 0.2 miles. Park entrance is on the right. After passing through the park entry kiosk, continue into the park for about 300 ft. Turn left at the brown sign into the first parking area. Latitude/Longitude: 37.337493, -121.716896

Facilities: porta potties, cell coverage may be intermittent or non-existent

Parking Type and Fees: paved parking, parking fees (credit card only)

Banner Photo: California Quails by Dave Zittin

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