Good Hikes! Below are links to some special places — but what we really need are your descriptions and stories about recent hikes! Where have you gone, what have you seen, who went with you? Comment and share your favorite hikes!
Butano State Park (Yay, redwoods!) San Mateo County: http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=536
Calero County Park, Santa Clara County: https://www.sccgov.org/sites/parks/parkfinder/Pages/Calero.aspx
Coyote Hills Regional Park, Fremont, Alameda County: http://www.ebparks.org/parks/coyote_hills
Heron Head Park, San Francisco (Good for birdwatching): http://www.sfport.com/index.aspx?page=210
Hood Mountain Regional Park & Open Space Preserve, Sonoma County: http://parks.sonomacounty.ca.gov/Get_Outdoors/Parks/Hood_Mountain_Regional_Park_Open_Space_Preserve.aspx
Muir Woods (Yay, even more redwoods!), Marin County: http://www.nps.gov/muwo/index.htm
Morgan Territory Regional Preserve, Alameda County: http://www.ebparks.org/parks/morgan
Mountain Home to Bootjack Camp and back, along the Matt Davis Trail to Bootjack, Mt. Tamalpais State Park, Marin County. https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/matt-davis-trail-to-bootjack-trail-loop
Olema Valley Trail, parallels Highway 1 between Five Brooks Stables and Dogtown, Marin County – tiptoe along the San Andreas Fault!
Pruisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve, San Mateo County, http://www.openspace.org/preserves/purisima-creek-redwoods
Point Reyes National Seashore: http://www.nps.gov/pore/planyourvisit/hiking_guide.htm
Rockville Hills Regional Park, Solano County: http://www.fairfield.ca.gov/gov/depts/pw/open_Space/rockville_hills_regional_park/default.asp