An easy, 4-5 mile loop hike with great views of the Sacramento River and the Coast Range. Broadleaf blue oak, lava rock outcroppings and open country. Meet at Chico Park and Ride 9:30 AM or Iron Canyon trailhead at 10:30 AM. Trailhead is 5 miles east of Red Bluff on Hwy 36 at marked parking turnout on left. Well also learn about the BLM’s on-going efforts to preserve riparian areas along the river. Bring lunch, appropriate clothing, carpool $ for drivers and boots. Rain cancels. Leader: Alan, 530-891-8789 or email@example.com.