Jul 102017
 July 10, 2017

Walkin’ Boots Walk, UC Davis Arboretum, Saturday July 15, 2017, 8AM

Posted by Nancy Flagg

Posted on July 10, 2017

Join Taylor Lewis on a guided tour of the UC Davis Arboretum nursery and walk in the arboretum to see the extensive plant and tree collections, gardens and Putah Creek waterway. The walk will be about 3-miles on a  mostly paved route. Walk will be on Saturday, July 15 at 8 AM.

Hike leader: Taylor Lewis, email tclewis@ucdavis.edu or Walkin’ Boots coordinator Nancy Flagg at

Hike location: UC Davis Arboretum, but not at the Arboretum headquarters. Directions: Take I50/I80 west and exit at Old Davis Rd. Take right at bottom of ramp onto Old Davis Rd. At the roundabout, take 2nd exit on to California Avenue. Take next left on La Rue Drive. Take left on Garrod Drive. Follow Garrod Dr. When it nears the Vet Med Teaching Hospital, one part of the road continues and dead ends in the Vet Med lot, but don’t take that part of the road – instead make a left and continue a short way on Garrod. Park on Garrod Drive and meet at the Ruth Risdon Storer Garden.

Distance: 3 miles

Difficulty: Easy

Amenities: Restrooms near start and at halfway point.

Special features: special tour of the nursery by the nursery manager, Taylor Lewis and a vast variety of plants and trees

Who can go? Adults, children (with adult) who can walk at up to 3 mph pace, leashed dogs (but dogs may not be able to go into nursery). Wear tennis shoes, sunscreen and hat and bring water.

Rain cancels? Yes. Check for status updates on webpage or email hike leader Taylor (tclewis@ucdavis.edu) or Walkin’ Boots coordinator Nancy at

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  4 Responses to “Walkin’ Boots Walk, UC Davis Arboretum, Saturday July 15, 2017, 8AM”

  1. I’d really like to go on this tour! Any one interested in car pooling? I prefer to be the rider and willing to meet driver most anywhere here in Sacramento area.

  2. See you then with Patty Bidding and Pat Skeels. Waiting for meeting place details.

    • Hello: Are you looking for meeting location at UC Davis? We’re meeting at the Ruth Risdon Storer Garden on Garrod Drive. Full details are on the Walkin’ Boots webpage under the hike description.

  3. See you there…

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