Clover Valley Preserve

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35 Acres Established 2014

Access: Public access allowed.

Bordering the community of Alta Sierra on 35 acres off of Brewer Road, Clover Valley Preserve is a lovely example of an oak and mixed conifer forest. South Wolf Creek bisects the length of the landscape, providing habitat for aquatic and terrestrial life.

Cool Facts: With 1,500 feet of South Wolf Creek running through the heart of the parcel, Clover Valley Preserve is home to diverse plant and animal life.

Flora and Fauna: Blue oak, black oak, live oak, red bud, coffee berry, native blackberry, maiden hair fern.

History: In December, the Bach family – owners of the property since the 1970s – generously donated the land to BYLT for the purpose of protecting the land from development forever.

What to do there: Enjoy hiking the Rambler Trail, a 0.8 mile out-and-back trail. Look for the trail’s namesake, an old rusting sky blue 1964 Rambler a relic from a bygone era, before reaching the trail’s end, at a pretty spot near the edge of South Wolf Creek.

Hike Rambler Trail

Future: Clover Valley could one day provide public recreation trails for neighboring residents in Alta Sierra, with a climb to ridgeline views. Located within a short walk of Alta Sierra Elementary School, the riparian area of Clover Valley Preserve offers the promise of nature and watershed studies, picnics and time outside the classroom for elementary school kids.

How to get there: Located in Alta Sierra off Brewer Road.

Rules, regulations: Dogs on leash. No smoking or camping.

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