Drawbridge Van Excursion
An abandoned town in the San Francisco Bay? That’s right! Nestled on an island in the salt marshes of South San Francisco Bay, the town of Drawbridge once boomed. Was it a quiet, peaceful town full of nature lovers, or people scrabbling out a living? How long did it exist? Find out at this program, led by Ceal Craig, our Drawbridge expert. Start with a slide show, and then take a short van excursion to view Drawbridge across Coyote Creek. Program will be of most interest to adults interested in history or nature; children 13 and over with an adult are welcome. Space is very limited. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. (Note: we do not visit the town itself – we go to the closest spot that one can legally view Drawbridge.)
IF SPOTS ARE FILLED ON EVENTBRITE - ADD YOURSELF TO THE WAITLIST FOR THE VAN TOUR AS PEOPLE FREQUENTLY DO NOT SHOW.
VAN SPOTS WILL BE OFFERED ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS.
NO NEED FOR RESERVATIONS TO ATTEND THE HISTORY PORTION 10:00 - 11:00 (YOU CAN WALK OUT TO THE LOCATION IF VAN IS FULL)
RAIN WILL CANCEL THE VAN PORTION OF THE PROGRAM.
Contact Julie at 408-262-5513 ext.104 for questions.
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Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge
1751 Grand Blvd.
Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge - Alviso
Containing almost 30,000 acres of estuarine habitat, uplands, open water, mudflats, salt ponds, and salt marshes, including much of southern San Francisco Bay, Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge provides habitat for many wildlife. Its purpose is to protect wildlife habitat for endangered species and migratory birds, and to offer opportunities for nature study. The refuge has two main facilities - an Environmental Education Center in Alviso and a Visitor Contact Station in Fremont. The EEC in Alviso is open Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m and the Visitor Contact Station is open Wednesday-Saturday from 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Both are closed on all federal holidays.
Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge is part of the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex and is administered by the US Fish & Wildlife Service.