If you've read this far, it's probable the title of this month's hike piqued your curiosity. I discovered this hidden jewel on a recent weekend in Santa Cruz; we were looking for some easily accessible morning hiking/dog walking.
A Peninsula classic, this ride combines challenging climbs, fast descents, superb scenery, and some great views for ride you won't soon forget.
This month's Ultimate Sunday Hike is a short and steep journey of urban discovery.
While it can be difficult to reconcile the fact, Bay Area outdoor enthusiasts should appreciate the long-term US military occupation of the lands surrounding the Golden Gate. Because without the Army’s ongoing stewardship (however good or bad that was), these lands would have been developed for housing after the opening of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Golden Gate National Recreation Area might never existed.
Are you looking for some outstanding views and little off-the-beaten track exploration on your next cycling adventure? Then this twenty-mile Crockett Martinez loop is just the ticket. Most of this route is the road less traveled for even longtime Bay Area residents and offers some unique perspectives on familiar landmarks.
On January 10, 2013, President Obama signed legislation elevating the Pinnacles to National Park status and giving Bay Area residents their most accessible National Parks for hiking, camping and rock climbing.
A day spent on Angel Island is a day well spent. This one of the most historically interesting parks in the State of California, as well as offering (arguably) some of the best views available in any metropolitan area anywhere in the world.
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