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Explore Waterfalls, Wildflowers, and Redwoods on These Lovely Spring Hikes

Sure, compared to everyone else, we don’t have much of a winter to struggle through. But that doesn’t mean that, come the heady days of spring, we’re not celebrating with the rest of them. Here’s to less fog, longer days, and our favorite Bay Area hikes for the new season.

Behold Wine Country Wildflowers

If you're anything like me, you're no stranger to missing out on Spring wildflowers in their full glory simply because you've taken their brief lifespan for granted. Stop the senseless cycle of botanical procrastination. Sign up for the wildflower walk at the Bouverie Preserve in Glen Ellen this Saturday, March 27. A guided hike over a few of miles of moderate terrain gets you up close and personal with the park's flora (more than 350 species of flowering plants) and fauna (130 species of birds, plus a healthy population of bobcats, foxes and coyotes). Don't forget to bring a bag lunch, plenty of water, a dose of a non-drowsy antihistamine and, as if you need a reminder, your camera.

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