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  • Belvedere Tiburon, California

    Belvedere Tiburon in California offers some of the best trails and outdoor activities. A must-visit is the Old St. Hilary’s Open Space Preserve, a scenic hiking trail that offers panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay. The trail is moderate in difficulty and features unique rock formations and a variety of wildflowers. Another top outdoor adventure is the Tiburon Uplands Nature Preserve, a more challenging hike that rewards with views of the Tiburon Peninsula and Richardson Bay. The Tiburon Linear Park is a great spot for a leisurely stroll or bike ride, with views of the water and nearby Angel Island. For water activities, head to Paradise Beach Park for a day of fishing or picnicking by the water. These are just a few of the scenic outdoor attractions in and near Belvedere Tiburon.

    Top Spots in and near Belvedere Tiburon

    • Winters, California

      Hike the Homestead-Blue Ridge Loop

      5.0
      From the official trailhead, start off by taking the Homestead Trail, which forks towards the right. A trail connecting Homestead and Blue Ridge will take you to a creek nearby. Veer off the trail along the creek and there is a water hole for cooling off on hot days. Onward into the trail, you wi...
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    • Winters, California

      Fly Fishing on the Putah

      4.0
      Putah Creek is a little over an hour drive from SF without traffic. The creek has flows beginning in April, which can reach up to 700cfs during the summer months. The creek begins to drop after September. Keep in mind that wet-wading isn't recommended until the river is under 300cfs. Most fly fis...
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    • Saratoga, California

      Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail

      4.5
      30.8 mi
      Want to experience one of the bay area's most memorable backpacking trips? We've got the details to get you out on the trail. To start the trek, drop your car at the Castle Rock State Park Parking Lot, which is located ~2.5 miles south of the junctions of Highways 35 and 9 off of Highway 35. Not...
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    • Saratoga, California

      Backpack Castle Rock State Park

      4.7
      Castle Rock Trail Camp has a different policy than other backcountry camps in the area (i.e. campsites along Skyline to the Sea). This campground is open all year and is available on a first come, first served basis. If you can, grab a spot a Frog Flat Camp. To get to the camp, park your car at t...
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    • Los Gatos, California

      Hike the Saratoga Gap Trail

      4.6
      4.7 mi
      The Saratoga Gap Trail is relatively lightly trafficked trail that is good year round, although waterfalls peak in late winter and spring. Overall, this 4.7 mile partial loop hike is moderate, with about 1000 feet in elevation change. Trailhead elevation is about 3090 feet. The featured hike desc...
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    • San Jose, California

      North Rim Trail to Eagle Rock

      5.0
      1.94 mi / 240 ft gain
      North Rim Trail to Eagle Rock is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near San Jose, California.
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    • Forestville, California

      Canoe the Russian River via Forestville

      5.0
      Starting at Burke's Canoe in Forestville, CA this is a 10-mile self-guided canoe trip down the Russian River.  You can rent your canoe from Burke's and launch from their beach.  Burke's will also pick you up 10 miles down-river and shuttle you back to their parking lot.This canoe trip features lo...
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    • Sanborn County Park, California

      Hike Sanborn County Park via the San Andreas Trail

      4.0
      4.2 mi / 1282 ft gain
      This is a moderately rated 4.2 mile trail that winds through the redwoods west of Saratoga.  It features a dirt trail with tall trees and a creek.  The hike is very tranquil and there is lot s of greenery.  There are big rocks in the creek that can you can sit on.  People often meditate here as i...
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    • Forestville, California

      Steelhead Beach

      Steelhead Beach offers two great spots to access the river. There's a small beach on the right-hand side of the beach (south end) and a launch site on the left (north end) of the beach. The launch point makes for a great spot to start your float down the river. Make sure you have a shuttle car or...
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    • 21600 Big Basin Way, California

      Hike the Sequoia Trail at Big Basin Redwoods SP

      4.0
      4.3 mi / 600 ft gain
      This 4.3 mile hike in Big Basin Redwoods SP is a peaceful break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.   In the first half, there is a quick detour you can take to Sempervirens Falls.  Just listen for sounds of water, read the signs, and cross the road.  The detour itself is as far as cross...
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    • Calistoga, California

      Hike the Oat Hill Mine Trail

      5.0
      8.3 mi
      The incline on this trail begins pretty much right away and is fairly gradual for the entire hike, some of it is quite rocky, making this an easy to moderate level hike. However, with some shade (probably wouldn't attempt it on a hot summer day) and the sweeping views of the valley that get bette...
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    • Calistoga, California

      Hike Bald Hill in Robert Louis Stevenson State Park

      3.2 mi / 1200 ft gain
      Bald Hill is the first serious peak/summit that can be reached via the Oat Hill Mine Trail as it breaks from the more popular loop and heads into the heart of Robert Louis Stevenson State Park. To get there you can either begin at the less frequently used trailhead at Picket and Rosedale Roads he...
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    • Pescadero, United States

      Relax at Costanoa Lodge

      3.0
      Looking for a quick escape from the city, but sleeping on the ground isn’t really your thing? Look no further than Costanoa Lodge in Pescadero, an upscale "glamping" experience just an hour south of San Francisco with tons of hiking options. This is a really fun option for anyone who enjoys being...
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