Hikes

Claremont Canyon: A Panoramic Hill 6 Mile Loop

The Panoramic Hill loop at Claremont Canyon is a moderate to intense 6.2-mile hike. You’ll need hiking shoes for this hike as the trail gets extremely steep at certain points and there is loose gravel. Bring water, some snacks, and be prepared to see one of the best views of the Bay Area.  Getting To …

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Hayward Shoreline: A Serene And Romantic Walk By The Bay

The Hayward Regional Shoreline is the perfect location for a peaceful bike ride or even a romantic stroll by the bay. Located at 3050 West Winton Avenue in Hayward, California, the Shoreline is free to park and enter. They are open between 5 am and 10 pm and dogs are allowed.  The Hayward Shoreline is …

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Castle Rock State Park: Views of Santa Cruz Mountains

Castle Rock State Park is an amazingly beautiful park located in Los Gatos, California. With views of the Santa Cruz mountains, this park is perfect for hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, camping, and horseback riding! There are 34 miles of trails that connect to the Santa Clara and San Lorenzo valleys.  About Castle Rock State Park  …

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Best Hike In The Bay Area: A Mount Tamalpais Loop

If you’re looking for the best hike in the Bay Area, this is your complete guide to a moderate, 7-mile hike at Mount Tamalpais and Stinson beach. Mount Tamalpais State Park is located in Mill Valley, California, and houses more than 60 miles of trails.  This Matt Davis, Steep Ravine, and Dipsea loop is a …

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Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park: An Alameda County Hike

It’s no secret that Northern California has an abundant amount of beautiful trails and hikes almost every city you go to. There is always a new adventure and a new area to explore. I particularly like regional parks because they are usually well maintained by staff and are great locations for families as they often …

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Lake Chabot Regional Park: A East Bay Gem

What’s better than a regional park in Northern California? A regional park with some history! Lake Chabot, located at 17600 Lake Chabot Road in Castro Valley, California,  was built in 1874 as a water resource for the San Francisco Bay Area. Almost 100 years after it was built, it was finally opened for the recreational …

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Lands End: A Scenic Hike In San Francisco

Land’s end is one of the most beautiful and scenic hikes that I have been on in San Francisco. From ocean views, the right amount of challenge in the hikes, and beach access! You can easily spend half a day here exploring the different trails and learning about the history behind Land’s End as well.  …

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Alviso: An Escape from the Busy Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley located in the San Francisco Bay area is filled with tons of tech companies and start-up businesses. With all the commotion of Levi Stadium, the Santa Clara Convention Center and Great America, it’s nice to be able to escape to nature and catch a breeze. Alviso Marina County Park is a 20.6-acre marina …

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Explore The Best Regional Park in Hayward, California

Hiking is a great way to stay active and enjoy the outdoors. I especially love regional parks that are maintained by the city because they are well kept and great for families. If you’re looking for a low-key hike and a space to gather with family and friends, Garin & Dry Creek Pioneer Regional Parks …

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