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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.

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      Cruising Pacific Coast Highway in Northern California

      4.8
      Start your drive on US Highway 1 aka Pacific Coast Highway just North of San Francisco. The drive will take about 1 -2 days so plan on overnighting somewhere. Hotels are scarce in the unpopulated areas but there all lots of Cabin rentals throughout and several campgrounds around. Just make sure y...
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    • Stinson Beach, California

      Bouldering & BBQ at Stinson

      4.5
      Stinson offers up a great beach day with a few activities for everyone to enjoy. If you head toward the south end of the beach, you'll come across a few boulder problems, including the 2 most popular: Are You Experienced and The Old Man. Are You Experienced is the smaller of these 2 boulders, but...
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    • Stinson Beach, California

      Relax at Stinson Beach

      4.3
      Stinson beach is a popular destination for Bay Area residents and tourists alike.  Located just 20 miles north of San Francisco, it is a 30-40 min drive away from the Golden Gate Bridge (it's a one-lane windy road once you're on HWY 1).  It is also a popular stop when hiking the nearby Mount Tama...
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    • Berkeley, California

      Hidden Waterfall in Codornices Park

      4.0
      0.5 mi
      Park along the street in front of Codornices Park in Berkeley. Follow the stream to the left of the playground. Take the path up the hill to the right (don't head over the bridge on the left). Keep walking up multiple concrete stairs. After the first flight of stairs you'll see a path on the left...
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    • Berkeley, California

      Berkeley Rose Garden

      4.0
      I'm always surprised at how few people know of this beautiful garden. I'm often alone when I visit, which allows for perfect serenity. Visit in early spring for maximum blooms. Park on Euclid Ave, which is where you'll find the entrance to the amphitheater (you can't miss the giant sign). Spend ...
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    • Kensington, California

      Tilden Little Farm

      4.0
      First make sure to stop at the store and stock up on fresh lettuce and celery for the animals. Your kids (or just the kid in you) will love to feed them! Note that they're only allowed to eat lettuce and celery, so don't try to feed them your own snacks or get creative. ;) If you want to make it...
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    • Stinson Beach, California

      Cataract Falls

      4.2
      2.81 mi / 1184 ft gain
      The Bay Area is home to many beautiful waterfalls, but Cataract Falls located about an hour north of San Francisco is one of the most stunning. Be sure to head out on this hike after a recent rain. Cataract Falls is a picturesque waterfall located in the Mt. Tamalpais Watershed near Stinson Be...
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    • San Francisco, California

      McLaren Park: Philosopher's Way Loop

      5.0
      2.25 mi / 315 ft gain
      Beyond McLaren's family friendly playgrounds and picnic areas, there are miles of trail to explore. The Philosopher's trail is a well-marked loop (notice the stone markings along the trail with arrows etched into them). There are several parking lots available where you can jump onto the loop. No...
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    • San Rafael, California

      Terra Linda Sleepy Hollow Ridge Trail

      5.0
      5.85 mi / 1089 ft gain
      This San Rafael neighborhood trail is quite popular, but there is plenty of room for everyone and the parking is easy. After you park at the trailhead, you walk (or bike) up a relatively short and steep path that takes you to the beginning of the trail.  This hike takes you along a scenic ridge ...
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    • Fairfax, California

      Carson Falls

      4.0
      3.75 mi / 863 ft gain
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    • San Francisco, California

      Lake Merced Loop

      4.7
      4.53 mi / 180 ft gain
      Lake Merced Loop is a loop trail in the southwestern part of San Francisco. This trail is used for running and walking. You'll see plenty of people getting exercise or taking their dog for a stroll. There are also benches and tables around the loop. The lake itself is fresh water and is used for...
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    • San Francisco, California

      Bayview Hill Loop

      4.0
      1.24 mi / 184 ft gain
      Bayview Hill Loop is a loop trail that starts with a paved uphill climb and views of the bay facing toward the East Bay located in the Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco, California.
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    • Berkeley, California

      Swim at Lake Anza in Tilden Park

      5.0
      Lake Anza makes for a great warm weather swimming hole. The parking area is close to the beach along with the trail, which will take you around the lake. The beach gets plenty of sun and is fairly wind protected, which makes for a relaxing day. Bring some picnic food out to the lake and snag your...
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    • San Francisco, California

      Fort Funston Trail

      4.7
      1.81 mi / 253 ft gain
      Fort Funston is an SF gem I discovered when looking for a dog friendly hike near the city. Located west of Lake Merced, you'll find a gorgeous Northern California beach oasis where you and your dog can run wild and free :). Parking is located at the top of the park where you'll descend a steep se...
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    • Berkeley, California

      Seaview and Big Springs Loop

      4.5
      4.28 mi / 1007 ft gain
      The trail is dog and horse friendly, and many trail loops make Tilden Regional Park fun for families and those of any skill level. The Seaview and Big Springs Trail loop is typically used by avid hikers, trail runners, or mountain bikers. The first half of the trail is exposed to the sun and rock...
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    • Berkeley, California

      Stonewall Panoramic Trail

      4.5
      1.44 mi / 663 ft gain
      From the trailhead at Stonewall Road, the 1.5-mile trail makes for an excellent before or after-work run. But the steep hills and loose ground aren’t for those looking to find an easy nature walk. The incline starts well before the Stonewall-Panoramic trailhead, so you won’t even have time to w...
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