Outdoor In Nature: Bicycle Rides, Hikes, Nature Walks

Big Basin Redwoods State Park Guided half-mile walk accessible to strollers and wheelchairs, weekends, Boulder Creek, call to confirm, 831-338-8860

Monarch Grove at Natural Bridges State Beach, join a Docent Naturalist for a tour of a state-designated insect preserve. Seasonal on weekends. Natural Bridges State Beach Visitor Center, Santa Cruz. 423-4609

Nicene Marks State Park, one-hour bike ride thru the redwood forest. Call for details, sometimes on Saturday in the summer, 831-685-6444