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Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/18/2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location
Glory Hole Recreation Area, New Melones Lake

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Fire to Flowers
Saturday, March 18, 10 a.m.
Glory Hole Recreation Area
During the summer of 2015, a fire took place in the Glory Hole Recreation Area, just north of the Buck Brush Loop Trail. The fire scorched a dry grassland area in and around oak woodland, along Angels Creek. From that destruction came rebirth. Join Park Ranger Sam to discover the floral display that often follows a fire and the unique ecology of the Chaparral ecosystem along the Buck Brush Trail. This is an easy to moderate, 1½ mile, round-trip hike. Please bring water and snacks and be sure to wear shoes appropriate for hiking. We will meet at the Glory Hole Entrance Station at 10 a.m. and caravan to the Buck Brush Loop Trailhead. Participants will be issued a free parking pass for the duration of the event. Please contact Park Ranger Mike McGraw at 209-536-9094 ext. 233 or email mmcgraw@usbr.gov if you have questions or need directions.