Hike into History (and Poetry!): Placerville Angell Lode Trail with Kierstin Bridger
Thusday, August 12th
Meeting in front of the Placerville Schoolhouse
Explore Placerville mining ruins and hear poetic perspectives of local geology and our historic mining communities from local writer, performer, and poet Kierstin Bridger and museum staff.
The access to the trailhead is located up Surprise Avenue, we will caravan from the Placerville School House
This is a short but strenuous hike up the Angell Lode Natural Area Trail.
The trail ascends the hill to the east and passes old mining portals and vanadium mine ruins in the hills above Placerville. This trail is fairly primitive and includes scrambling through some skree and brush and some steep drop offs. Dogs are not encouraged. Please bring rain and sun protection, plenty of water, and snacks.
This hike will last approximately 4 hours.
$20 for Non-Members or $15 for museum members.