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3.8mi Pole Position Loop

Vallejo, California

Camp at Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve

Vallejo, California

1 mi / 20 ft gain

Old Glen Cove Road to Glen Cove Marina

Vallejo, California

1.99 mi / 203 ft gain

Carquinez Overlook Trail

Vallejo, California

1.44 mi / 328 ft gain

Carquinez Strait Trail

Vallejo, California

3.19 mi / 233 ft gain

San Francisco Bay Trail: Glen Cove to Marina

Vallejo, California

1.02 mi / 92 ft gain

Vallejo-Benicia Buffer Trail to Doris Klein's Bench

Benicia, California

4.19 mi / 899 ft gain

Benicia State Recreation Area to Carquinez Overlook

Benicia, California

8.81 mi / 751 ft gain

Benicia Marsh Loop Trail

Benicia, California

1.27 mi / 112 ft gain

Places to stay

Aquatic Park Cove San Francisco Maritime Nhp

San Francisco, California

Aquatic Park Cove San Francisco Maritime Nhp

From $10 / night

Bicentennial Campground

Sausalito, California

Bicentennial Campground

From $20 / night

San Francisco North / Petaluma KOA

Petaluma, California

San Francisco North / Petaluma KOA

Oak Shores Day Use Area (Ca)

Napa, California

Oak Shores Day Use Area (Ca)

Mystic Mountain Petrified Camp

Mystic Mountain Petrified Camp

From $120 / night

Point Reyes National Seashore Campground

Point Reyes Station, California

Point Reyes National Seashore Campground

From $20 / night

Guides and stories

5 Basic Tips for Vanlife Newbies

5 Basic Tips for Vanlife Newbies

Noël Russell

Living’s Easy on a Sausalito Houseboat

Living’s Easy on a Sausalito Houseboat

Natalie F

A Sunrise Hike on Mt. Tamalpais

A Sunrise Hike on Mt. Tamalpais

Kevin Tangney

The Emerald Valley: 72 Hours of Food & Adventure in Napa Valley, Winter/Spring Edition

The Emerald Valley: 72 Hours of Food & Adventure in Napa Valley, Winter/Spring Edition

Josiah Roe

Your Guide to Visiting Muir Woods

Your Guide to Visiting Muir Woods

The Outbound Collective

How to Eat Healthy on the Road

How to Eat Healthy on the Road

Noël Russell

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