Evening in the Arroyo & Wildflower Hike

May 21, 2017

The Pasadena Sierra Club is leading a 3 mile hike—”Evening in the Arroyo“—on May 24.

These Sierra Club hikes are free and open to the public. The trail is level and the hike is suitable for children 8 years and older. Various leaders—David Czamanske, Don Bremmer, Bill Joyce, Elizabeth Pomeroy, Bonnie Strand, and Pat Zeider—will lead the hike and chat about “the natural and human history of the Arroyo Seco and programs to restore the stream side habitats.”

Meet up at 6:45 p.m.

Address: 221 San Pasqual Ave., South Pasadena 91030.

Location: The trailhead is next to San Pasqual Stables on the South Pasadena border. Park in the stables parking lot.

For more info, visit


The Arroyo Seco; photo sourced from Arroyo Seco Foundation at


May 27 is the Waterman Wildflower Hike led by Ginny Heringer and assistant Dianne Laird.

Information obtained from the Meet Up page:

Wildflower hike from Three Points to the Incense Cedar Meadow, 7 miles, 1500’ gain.

We’ll take a slow-paced walk along the West Waterman Trail looking for wildflowers, with plenty of time for identification and photography. There are a couple of rare plants along this trail—the San Gabriel Linanthus and Johnston’s Monkeyflower (Limulus johnstonii), and often some stream orchids and lemon lilies in the Incense Cedar Meadow.

Meet up at 9 a.m.

Bring: 2 quarts water, lunch, and sturdy hiking shoes/boots.

Address: 4738 Angeles Crest Hwy, La Cañada.

Location: La Cañada carpool point, east side of Angeles Crest Hwy., which is approximately 0.2 mi. north of the 210 Fwy. Our group will gather on the tree-studded median between Angeles Crest and Flanders Rd. Co-sponsored by the Natural Science Section and the Pasadena Group.

—Hike will be conducted according to the Sierra Club rules of conduct:
—Sign-in waiver:
—This hike is also posted on the Sierra Club website:
—Hike information was sourced from

Questions? Reach Ginny Heringer at 1.626.793.4727 or email Dianne Laird may be reached at 1.757.375.1562 or email


Lemon Lily, Lilium parryi.




Photo, top right: Johnston’s Monkeyflower by Jason Hollinger (Johnston’s Monkey Flower  Uploaded by Amada44) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons.

Lemon lily, photo by Jason Hollinger (Lemon Lily  Uploaded by uleli) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons.





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