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  • Alameda Creek Trail

    This paved 12-mile trail along Alameda Creek from Niles Canyon to the bay attracts bicyclists, skaters, runners, and equestrians.  It will lead you west a couple of miles out into the salt flats at the Bay,... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Fremont
    • Trail Length: Over 4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Picnic, Accessible Restrooms
  • Alcatraz Island

    Alcatraz Island, known as “The Rock,” is famed as the prison where criminals Al Capone, “Machine Gun” Kelly, and Robert Stroud, the “Bird Man of Alcatraz,” were confined. Far less well known is the fact... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: San Francisco
    • Trail Length: Less than .5 mile
    • Trail Grade: Very Steep
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Visitor center, Picnic, Food, Accessible Restrooms
  • Baker Beach

    At the northern tip of San Francisco's Presidio, Baker Beach offers spectacular views from outside the Golden Gate. Beach wheelchairs are available if you reserve in advance and can transport one here from Fort Mason.... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: San Francisco
    • Trail Length: Under one mile total
    • Trail Grade: Gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Accessible Restrooms
  • Bay Trail: Coyote Point to San Mateo Bridge

    The Bay Trail is a recreational corridor that, when complete, will encircle San Francisco and San Pablo bays with a continuous 500-mile network of bicycling and hiking trails—much of it wheelchair accessible. As of 2014,... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: San Mateo
    • Trail Length: Over 4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Picnic, Accessible Restrooms
  • Bay Trail: Point Isabel to Shimada Friendship Park

    If you have a dog or simply like them, check out Point Isabel Regional Shoreline, a 23-acre park where dogs are allowed off leash. It's one of the largest public off-leash dog parks in the... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Richmond
    • Trail Length: Over 4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Level
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Playground, Picnic, Accessible Restrooms
  • Benicia State Recreation Area

    This 720-acre park lies along the narrowest stretch of Carquinez Strait, and nearly 70 percent of the park is tidal marsh wetlands. Several miles of Bay Trail, some of it on a ridgetop, overlook grassy... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Benicia
    • Trail Length: 2-4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Mostly gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Moderately Firm
    • Accessible Features: Trail, Accessible Restrooms, Picnic, Parking
  • Berkeley Marina and Cesar Chavez Park

    When you visit this peninsular park and marina, it’s hard to believe that in the 1950s and ’60s the city of Berkeley operated a garbage dump here and was planning to extend the city 2... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Berkeley
    • Trail Length: 2-4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Visitor center, Playground, Picnic, Fishing pier, Accessible Restrooms
  • Bothin Marsh and Sausalito-Mill Valley Path

    A wide, level asphalt section of the Bay Trail known as the Mill Valley-Sausalito Path, popular with cyclists, runners, and rollerbladers, follows the old Northwestern Pacific Railroad route from Sausalito to Mill Valley. Along the... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Mill Valley
    • Trail Length: 2-4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Mostly gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Accessible Restrooms
  • Coyote Hills Regional Park

    The eastern side of 1,064-acre Coyote Hills Regional Park is a patchwork of tule marshes, creeks, and grasslands; on the western edge is San Francisco Bay. Ohlone legends describe the Bay as a giant coyote... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Fremont
    • Trail Length: 2-4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Mostly gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Firm
    • Accessible Features: Visitor center, Picnic, Accessible Restrooms
  • Coyote Point Recreation Area

    Coyote Point was once an island separated from the mainland by a large salt marsh that was later filled in. Much of the 670-acre park is flat, except for a few knolls among eucalyptus trees... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: San Mateo
    • Trail Length: 1-2 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Playground, Picnic, Fishing pier, Accessible Restrooms
  • Crissy Field and Fort Point

    With 100 acres of bayside open space, Crissy Field is a delight for strollers, joggers, windsurfers, bicyclists, dog walkers, and people looking to spot birds and even sea lions or dolphins. Spring is a good... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: San Francisco
    • Trail Length: Over 4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Level
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Visitor center, Trail, Accessible Restrooms, Picnic, Parking
  • Devil's Slide

    Devil’s Slide Trail was once a treacherous stretch of Highway 1 (just north of Pacifica) that was frequently closed due to landsides. Now it's been transformed into an exhilarating 1.3-mile multiuse trail. Perched several hundred... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Pacifica
    • Trail Length: 2-4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Very Steep
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Parking, Accessible Restrooms, Trail
  • Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge (Fremont)

    The Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, the first and largest urban national wildlife refuge in the United States, is just one piece of the larger San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex.... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Fremont
    • Trail Length: 2-4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Mostly gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Moderately Firm
    • Accessible Features: Visitor center, Picnic, Fishing pier, Accessible Restrooms
  • Fort Funston

    This former military site, now part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, is a wonderful spot to watch hang gliders leap off the ocean bluff and to meet a wide variety of dogs; it's a very... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: San Francisco
    • Trail Length: Under one mile total
    • Trail Grade: Mostly gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Trail, Accessible Restrooms, Picnic, Parking
  • Fort Mason

    Fort Mason, a former Army post dating from the Civil War era, is divided into Upper and Lower Fort Mason with the Great Meadow sandwiched between. The main draw to the 50-acre upper section is... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City:
    • Trail Length: 2-4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Mostly gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Trail, Accessible Restrooms, Picnic, Parking
  • Golden Gate Bridge Plaza and Coastal Overlooks

    Everyone who visits San Francisco wants to see the Golden Gate Bridge, for the same reason that local residents are drawn to it again and again: the graceful Art Deco span is simply lovely against... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: San Francisco
    • Trail Length: Under one mile total
    • Trail Grade: Mostly gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Firm
    • Accessible Features: Visitor center, Accessible Restrooms
  • Hayward Regional Shoreline

    The 1,700-acre Hayward Regional Shoreline provides habitat to hundreds of species of birds and other wildlife. Along this stretch of shoreline the Bay Trail extends for 8 miles, past marshes and creeks to the San... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Hayward
    • Trail Length: Over 4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Level
    • Trail Terrain: Firm
    • Accessible Features: Visitor center, Accessible Restrooms
  • Jean and John Starkweather Shoreline Park

    Jean and John Starkweather Shoreline Park is a narrow strip of parkland (no amenities) in east San Rafael that stretches for three miles along the bayshore, past residences and a marsh. A section of the... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: San Rafael
    • Trail Length: 1-2 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Level
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Playground, Picnic, Accessible Restrooms
  • Jonh F. Kennedy Memorial Park

    This 340-acre park at the southern end of the city of Napa encompasses the 2.5-mile Napa River Trail, the 1-mile paved River to Ridge Trail, several sports fields, a golf course, a boat launch, and... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Napa
    • Trail Length: 2-4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Level
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Playground, Picnic, Accessible Restrooms
  • Land's End

    At San Francisco's northernwestern tip, this forested, windswept park is perched on steep bluffs overlooking the Golden Gate and Pacific shoreline. On a clear day, its sweeping views take in the Golden Gate Bridge, Marin... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: San Francissco
    • Trail Length: Under one mile total
    • Trail Grade: Gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Visitor center, Trail, Accessible Restrooms, Parking, Gift Shop, Food
  • Las Gallinas Valley Ponds

    Just north of the Marin County Civic Center, bordering McInnis Park on San Pablo Bay, four miles of hard-packed levee trails wind around more than 350 acres of fresh and saltwater marsh, irrigated pasture, and... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: San Rafael
    • Trail Length: 2-4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Mostly gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Moderately Firm
    • Accessible Features: Accessible Restrooms, Picnic, Parking, Trail
  • Leo T. Cronin

    The Leo T. Cronin Fish Viewing Area, located along Lagunitas Creek in West Marin is one of Marin Municipal Water District's prime spots to view spawning (endangered) Coho salmon. At the small parking lot there... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Lagunitas
    • Trail Length: Less than .5 mile
    • Trail Grade: Mostly gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Firm
    • Accessible Features: Accessible Restrooms, Parking, Trail
  • Martin Luther King Regional Shoreline

    Despite being surrounded by industry and in close proximity to Oakland International Airport, this 741-acre waterfront park along San Leandro Bay is green and open. Of the several entry points, the main one off Swan... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Oakland
    • Trail Length: Over 4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Playground, Picnic, Fishing pier, Accessible Restrooms
  • Martinez Regional Shoreline

    For an all-day excursion in northern Contra Costa County, combine a visit to the 344-acre Martinez Regional Shoreline with a stop in historic downtown Martinez. In 1974, a joint effort of East Bay Regional Parks and... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Martinez
    • Trail Length: Under one mile total
    • Trail Grade: Level
    • Trail Terrain: Moderately Firm
    • Accessible Features: Trail, Accessible Restrooms, Picnic, Parking, Fishing pier
  • Middle Harbor Shoreline Park

    Driving past the countless semi trucks that barrel around Oakland’s busy port and its giant steel-limbed gantry cranes, I was convinced I would never find Middle Harbor Shoreline Park. Just as I was about to... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Oakland
    • Trail Length: Over 4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Level
    • Trail Terrain: Firm
    • Accessible Features: Picnic, Fishing pier, Accessible Restrooms
  • Miller Knox Regional Shoreline

    This shoreline park, with adjacent Keller Beach, is a fine place for a family outing. It's mostly flat, open, and easily accessible. Its main features are a shallow saltwater lagoon, where many waterfowl feed and nest, and... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Richmond
    • Trail Length: Under one mile total
    • Trail Grade: Level
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Fishing pier, Parking, Picnic, Accessible Restrooms, Trail
  • Miramontes Point Trail

    If you’re traveling through Half Moon Bay and want some spectacular, unobstructed ocean views, stop at Miramontes Point to stroll this mile-long trail. The route travels past and through a championship golf course, through the... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Half Moon Bay
    • Trail Length: 1-2 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Mostly gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Trail, Accessible Restrooms, Parking
  • Mori Point

    Mori Point is a 105-acre promontory that lies between Sharp Park and Rockaway beaches and consists of coastal bluffs, coastal prairie, and freshwater ponds. When marsh restoration work took place here to help improve the... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Pacifica
    • Trail Length: Under one mile total
    • Trail Grade: Level
    • Trail Terrain: Firm
    • Accessible Features: Trail, Accessible Restrooms, Parking
  • Mt. Tamalpais State Park

    Just north of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, Mount Tamalpais State Park rises majestically from the heart of Marin County. Its deep canyons and sweeping hillsides are cloaked with cool redwood forests, oak woodlands, open grasslands, and... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Mill Valley
    • Trail Length: Under one mile total
    • Trail Grade: Level
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Trail, Accessible Restrooms, Picnic
  • Muir Beach and Overlook

    Redwood Creek tumbles down from the slopes of Mt. Tamalpais through Muir Woods, reaching the Pacific Ocean at Muir Beach. Although the creek's watershed is tiny––less than nine square miles--it harbors incredible biological diversity, including... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Mill Valley
    • Trail Length: 1-2 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Mostly gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Moderately Firm
    • Accessible Features: Trail, Accessible Restrooms, Picnic, Parking
  • Ocean Beach

    Often windswept, foggy and cold, San Francisco's main beach is nonetheless a respite from the bustle along much of the city's eastern waterfront. Ocean Beach is typically sparsely visited, though a warm weekend or special... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: San Francisco
    • Trail Length: 2-4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Level
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Visitor center, Accessible Restrooms
  • Oyster Bay Regional Shoreline

    This 196-acre bayside park built on a former landfill is peaceful despite the proximity of Oakland International Airport. It’s a good spot to watch northern harriers and white-tailed kites, as well as the bigger birds—jets—approaching... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: San Leandro
    • Trail Length: 2-4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Mostly gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Picnic, Accessible Restrooms
  • Pacifica Coastal Trail: Pacifica State Beach to Calera Creek

    Tucked between Pedro Point and Rockaway Point, Pacifica State Beach, often called Linda Mar Beach, is popular with surfers and dog owners (leashed dogs are allowed on the beach). The beach itself is largely inaccessible,... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Pacifica
    • Trail Length: 2-4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Mostly gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Accessible Restrooms
  • Pacifica Municipal Pier to Mori Point

    If you are a Bay Area fisher, you probably already know about Pacifica Municipal Pier, a 1,140-foot open-ocean pier (41-inch railings). In season, people catch king salmon, surf perch, striped bass, and halibut. You can... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Pacifica
    • Trail Length: Over 4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Mostly gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Firm
    • Accessible Features: Picnic, Fishing pier, Accessible Restrooms
  • Palo Alto Baylands Preserve

    The Baylands Nature Preserve, said to be the largest salt marsh preserve on the Bay, encompasses nearly 2,000 acres protected for wildlife, including the endangered clapper rail and salt marsh harvest mouse. The preserve contains... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Palo Alto
    • Trail Length: Over 4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Level
    • Trail Terrain: Moderately Firm
    • Accessible Features: Picnic, Accessible Restrooms
  • Petaluma Wetlands: Shollenberger Park, Alman Marsh, Ellis Creek

    The Petaluma wetlands complex encompasses some 500 acres of tidal salt marshes and freshwater marshes, and has more than 7 miles of contiguous public trails that connect Alman Marsh, Shollenberger Park, and Ellis Creek. The... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Petaluma
    • Trail Length: 1-2 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Level
    • Trail Terrain: Firm
    • Accessible Features: Trail, Accessible Restrooms, Picnic, Parking
  • Phoenix Lake

    In 1912, the Marin Municipal Water District created seven reservoirs on the eastern slope of Mt. Tamalpais to provide water to the residents of Marin County, while also creating a vast network of rugged trails... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City:
    • Trail Length: 2-4 miles
    • Trail Grade: Mostly gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Moderately Firm
    • Accessible Features: Trail, Accessible Restrooms, Parking
  • Point Pinole Regional Shoreline

    Within this 2,315-acre park, the largest on the northeast bay shore, you'll find a variety of habitats; meadows, marshlands, rocky beaches, while views of Mt.Tamalpais, the Marin shoreline, and San Pablo and San Francisco Bay... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Richmond
    • Trail Length: 1-2 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Mostly gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Trail, Accessible Restrooms, Picnic, Parking, Fishing pier
  • Point Reyes National Seashore

    This magnificent expanse of parkland is one of the nation's great treasures. Its 71,057 acres include rolling grasslands, forested ravines that open onto steep, rocky blufftops, broad beaches, lush salt marshes, and 600-foot-high granite promontories... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Pt. Reyes Station
    • Trail Length: Over 4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Mostly gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Moderately Firm
    • Accessible Features: Visitor center, Trail, Accessible Restrooms, Parking
  • Redwood Regional Park

    This extraordinarily lovely park, located a few miles over the ridge from downtown Oakland, has several entrances. Once the site of extensive logging, this thickly wooded canyon is a pale shadow of what it was... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Oakland
    • Trail Length: 1-2 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Mostly gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Trail, Accessible Restrooms, Playground, Picnic, Parking
  • Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach

    The island of Alameda boasts the Bay’s largest and warmest beach, Crown Memorial Beach, with shallow water and tiny waves. Also known locally as Alameda Beach, it's a wonderful place for strolling or picnics, with... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Alameda
    • Trail Length: Over 4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Level
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Visitor center, Playground, Picnic, Accessible Restrooms
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Park

    This national park was created to tell the diverse story of the home-front efforts during World War II by highlighting the city of Richmond, which played a critical part in building ships, jeeps, and tanks.... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Richmond
    • Trail Length: 1-2 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Level
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Visitor center, Picnic, Accessible Restrooms
  • Rush Creek Open Space Preserve

    Rush Creek Preserve is 522-acres of wooded and grassy hills alongside two contiguous marshes (Rush Creek & Petaluma River Marsh) and turns out to be more extensive than they seem from the highway. The main... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Novato
    • Trail Length: 2-4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Mostly gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Moderately Firm
    • Accessible Features: Trail
  • Sears Point Ranch

    The San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge (SPBNWR) was created in 1974 to protect migratory birds, wetland habitat, and endangered species. The refuge and San Pablo Bay supports the largest wintering population of canvasbacks on... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Sonoma
    • Trail Length: Over 4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Firm
    • Accessible Features: Visitor center, Trail, Accessible Restrooms
  • Shollenberger Park

    Tucked inside an industrial park on the banks of the Petaluma River is Shollenberger Park, a wetland teeming with wildlife and native plants. It is contiguous with Ellis Creek to the south and Alman Marsh... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Petaluma
    • Trail Length: 2-4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Firm
    • Accessible Features: Accessible Restrooms
  • Stinson Beach

    Stinson Beach and its 3.5 miles of sandy oceanfront are very popular during summer. Part of the beach is maintained by the National Park Service, which provides volleyball equipment free of charge, runs a snack... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Stinson Beach
    • Accessible Features: Accessible Restrooms, Picnic, Parking, Food, Beach Wheelchair, Roll In Shower
  • Temescal Regional Recreation Area

    Tucked between the intersection of Highways 24 and 13 in Oakland, you'll find Temescal Regional Recreation Area, one of East Bay Regional Park's first parks. Don't let its proximity to these freeways deter you from... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Oakland
    • Trail Length: Less than .5 mile
    • Trail Grade: Level
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Trail, Roll In Shower, Accessible Restrooms, Playground, Picnic, Parking, Fishing pier, Beach Wheelchair
  • Tennessee Valley

    Tennessee Valley is an offshoot of the Marin Headlands that offers hiking opportunities where you might see a variety of wildlife from mighty raptors to common swallows, deer and coyote. One trail, the Tennessee Valley Trail... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Mill Valley
    • Trail Length: 2-4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Firm
    • Accessible Features: Picnic, Accessible Restrooms
  • The Presidio

    A U.S. Army post for nearly 150 years, San Francisco's Presidio has been a national park since 1994 and a national historic landmark since 1962. Archaeological digs have uncovered remains from some of the city's... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: San Francisco
    • Trail Length: Over 4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Gentle
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Visitor center, Accessible Restrooms
  • Tiburon Peninsula Historic Trail

    On the eastern shore of Richardson Bay, at the intersection of Tiburon Boulevard and Greenwood Beach Road, is a 12-acre public open space called Blackie’s Pasture, dedicated to a celebrated horse named Blackie who grazed... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Tiburon
    • Trail Length: Over 4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Level
    • Trail Terrain: Hard
    • Accessible Features: Trail, Accessible Restrooms, Playground, Picnic, Parking, Fishing pier
  • Wildcat Marsh & Landfill Loop Trail

    I would not call this a destination trail but a visit to Wildcat Marsh and the Landfill Loop Trail will give you a close-up look at where our trash goes (the "garbage mountain"), where our gasoline... [read more]
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    • Region: San Francisco Bay Area
    • Nearest City: Richmond
    • Trail Length: 2-4 total miles
    • Trail Grade: Level
    • Trail Terrain: Moderately Firm
    • Accessible Features: Picnic, Accessible Restrooms

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