Public access in Mather’s vernal pool habitat is limited and
prohibited in some of the surrounding areas.
More than 90 percent of California’s vernal pools have been
destroyed. We hope you will take time to enjoy and protect those
that remain. For the benefit of future visitors and hundreds of
vernal pool species, please:
Explore the area only on foot – no bicycles or motorized
Avoid walking into or along the edges of vernal pools.
Keep dogs on leashes and out of restricted areas.
Leave all flowers for their pollinators and other visitors.
Unless you are on a guided tour, visit only areas open to the