Best easy day hikes, San Francisco"s East Bay
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Published by Falcon in Guilford, Conn .
Written in English


  • Hiking -- California -- San Francisco Region -- Guidebooks,
  • Trails -- California -- San Francisco Region -- Guidebooks,
  • San Francisco Region (Calif.) -- Guidebooks

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Includes index.

StatementTracy Salcedo-Chourre.
LC ClassificationsGV199.42.C22 S269555 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23054553M
ISBN 109780762751044
LC Control Number2009002494

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The Falcon Guide "Best Easy Day Hikes San Francisco's East Bay" offers 19 day hikes along the axis of the I and I corridors, located in a string of regional parks and nature preserves. Author Tracey Salcedo-Chourre has done her homework with the descriptions.5/5(3).   Best Easy Day Hikes San Francisco’s East Bay features concise descriptions and easy-to-follow maps of nineteen easily manageable hikes through the redwood groves, bayside shoreline, coastal mountaintops, oak woodlands, and former ranches of the East Bay—from the marshes of the Brand: Falcon Guides. Tracy Salcedo-Chourré is the author of two dozen FalconGuides, including Best Easy Day Hikes guides to the San Francisco Peninsula, San Francisco’s East Bay, Reno, Lake Tahoe, Sacramento, and San Jose.5/5(4).   If you don't want to hike all the way back to Mill Valley, hop on a shuttle to get you most of the way back to your car. 2) Mt. Diablo. If you really want an intense workout, try your luck on a hike up Mt. Diablo in the East Bay, which is the highest peak in the Bay area at 3, feet.

These are all easy to intermediate level hikes that are accessible within a few hours from the San Francisco Bay Area, from as close as Oakland to as far away as Lake Tahoe and Big Sur (which are technically doable as day trips – but we prefer to .   The Bay Area has an immense amount of wilderness, and much of it is open to hikers of all skill levels. Beginners might want to check out the San Francisco Bay Trail, which spans miles, with a. Locals only: These are our favorite Bay Area day trips or even an African safari are all an easy day trip from San Francisco. day trip that you think is one of the best in the Bay Area. If you’re looking for a slightly longer hike that traverses the lush forest of the coastal Bay Area, then the Panoramic Loop is for you. The hike winds through both the Muir Woods National Monument and Mount Tamalpais State Park.

  The East Bay’s Most Incredible Hikes. There are hundreds of good reasons to move to the East Bay -- specifically, the amount of dollars you're saving by not renting a sqft closet for $ a month. But that rent break definitely overshadows some of the area's other pros, like proximity to these 14 incredible : Annie Crawford.   A hike can be rife with misty vistas, dusty ridge trails, and rolling hills flecked with lowing cattle. The landscape announces seasons with California poppies bursting orange and interlocking tendrils of blooming Scotch broom undulating like a vast yellow sea. To understand this bit of East Bay paradise, follow this guide to 12 worthwhile hikes.   Here, 10 must-do hikes around the Bay Area. Grab your hiking boots and enjoy the beauty of the Bay Area's trails. Blane Bachelor 1. Matt Davis-Steep Ravine Loop, Marin County. It’s one of the most popular routes in one of the most popular areas for trail running in San Francisco, and it’s no surprise why. Jewel Lake Nature Trail This gem of a hike in Berkeley’s Tilden Park is leisurely enough for toddlers. Begin at the Environmental Education Center by Little Farm, where you can pick up a booklet for a self-guided tour of Jewel Lake, then veer away from the farm and the crowd to escape into a delightful little haven. feet of boardwalk through the woods lead you to the .