Bayfront Park, Menlo Park
Wednesday, August 5, 1998, 6pm
The former site of a city dump, Bayfront is a small (about one-half sq km), mostly open area with a number of modest hills and quite a few trails. There are two activities planned, which should be appropriate for experienced Yellow orienteers, as well as the intermediate and advanced folks:
You may do either or both, as long as you do the exercises first. Plan on arriving between 6:00 and 6:30. The gate in closes at 7:00, the gate out at 7:30. Bring a compass, a pen and $1 for the map. Almost all the tall or hostile vegetation in the park has recently been mowed back to ground level, so trail running attire will be fine. Afterwards, we can head off together for food, probably pizza.
The map was made on O-CAD last summer by Liz Butterfield, a member of my Girl Scout troop. [See the article in the May 98 issue of O/NA].
Directions: From the Peninsula, take Highway 101 to the Marsh Road East exit. Stay to the left so you can go straight ahead into the park at the traffic signal where Marsh turns right into Bayfront Expressway.
From the East Bay, cross the Dumbarton Bridge. Go to the fifth traffic light and turn right into the park.