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1997 Strawberry Festival at Kule Loklo
Contact: John Dell’Osso, 415-464-5135
Saturday, April 26, 1997
Please join us for the 16th Annual Strawberry Festival at Kule Loklo: A Coast Miwok Cultural Exhibit at Point Reyes National Seashore, Saturday, April 26, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. This traditional Native American festival celebrates the new year with blessings of the first fruit of the season -- strawberries. Native American dancing begins after 1:00 pm.
Kule Loklo is a replica of a typical Coast Miwok village prior to European contact for the land now known as Point Reyes National Seashore.
The festival is free and is a great event for the entire family. Bring a picnic lunch, a blanket to sit on, and strawberries. Park at the Bear Valley Visitor Center and walk the ½ mile trail up to the village. No dogs, bicycles, or alcoholic beverages are allowed.
For more information, please call the Bear Valley Visitor Center at (415) 663-1092.
Did You Know?
In the mid-1800s, the tule elk was hunted to the brink of extinction. The last surviving tule elk were discovered and protected in the southern San Joaquin Valley in 1874. In 1978, ten tule elk were reintroduced to Point Reyes, which now has one of California's largest populations, numbering ~500. More...