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Fort Ord Impact Area Guided Nature Walk

May 20, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join Fort Ord Army CLeanup, Saturday, May 20, 2023!

Interested in seeing future lands of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) at Fort Ord? Consider joining the Fort Ord Cleanup and BLM staff on a nature walk in portions of the Fort Ord National Monument that are currently restricted to the public. On May 20, 2023, we will host two walking tours of cleared areas within the Impact Area.

The Nature Walks will depart from the Bureau of Land Management Work Center where you must attend a mandatory safety briefing. You will receive permission to drive your private vehicle to the BLM Work Center for this specific event only. If adverse weather conditions such as lightning and heavy rain are present, the walks will be canceled. Check here for the most up-to-date information.

SIGN-UPS are REQUIRED. Participation is limited to the first 100 reservations and will be made on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Sign-ups begin on May 8, 2023, at 10:00 AM PDT and end when maximum capacity is reached. Sign-up requests occurring before this start time will NOT be considered. Check back here on May 8 at 10:00 AM PDT for an online form to sign-up.


9:00 – 9:40 Open House
9:40 – 10:00 Mandatory Safety Briefing
10:00 Depart for short and long walks

Estimated walk times:

-Short walk: 2 hours (about 1.6 miles)
-Long walk: 3 hours (about 3.75 miles)
PLEASE NOTE: There are steep inclines and declines throughout both walks.

To ensure that your experience is enjoyable, please remember:

  • Wear boots or comfortable walking shoes appropriate for dirt and gravel roads.
  • Dress in layers – the weather can be unpredictable. Always be prepared for rain, wind, fog, or sun.
  • Carry ample water to drink.
  • Apply sunscreen.

Fort Ord Impact Area Guided Nature Walk Information Document

Click here for a copy of the Fort Ord Impact Area Guided Nature Walk Information Document.



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