John Muir Land Trust HQ

John Muir Land Trust HQ

John Muir Land Trust logoJohn Muir Land Trust manages a stunning array of properties, representing more than 2,500 acres of classic East Bay hills, ranches, streams and shoreline.

Collectively these places offer spectacular views; multi-use trails for walking, hiking, cycling, horses and dogs; productive agriculture; protected drinking water; clean air; and permanently preserved habitat for a wide variety of threatened and endangered plants and animals.

Contra Costa County residents benefit from having nearby access to these magnificent open spaces, providing both recreational and educational opportunities that contribute to an enhanced quality of life.

Please learn more by way of the pages below – and by visiting the properties yourself!

Fernandez Ranch
Franklin Canyon
Acalanes Ridge
Sky Ranch
Dutra Ranch
Gustin Ranch
Mount Wanda
Bodfish Preserve
West Hills Farm

In just 25 short years, John Muir Land Trust has risen from its humble roots to become one of the leading forces for conservation in northern California. With more than 2,000 acres now under stewardship, many of the most beautiful places in Contra Costa County are permanently preserved for recreation, wildlife, scenic views and recreation including hiking with your dog.

Mission: John Muir Land Trust protects and cares for open space, ranches, farms, parkland and shoreline in Contra Costa County.

Vision: John Muir Land Trust believes that the vitality of our open spaces is essential to the health of our earth, air, water and our native plants and animals – and all of us. Our vision is to ensure that the beauty, diversity and fullness of our natural areas continue to enrich and sustain all generations of life. We acquire, protect and steward these diminishing lands, and we foster environmental awareness so that each person understands the need to preserve our natural heritage.

Learn more about how you can get involved and make a donation.

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