Families Afield

Bay Nature and Urbia Adventure League have teamed up to bring you and your kids a series of fun outdoor adventures in nearby parks.

Green Gulch Farm (featured April 2013)

Discovering Green Gulch Farm

Printable PDF activity sheet for Green Gulch Farm

This adventure debuted on page 45 of our April-June 2013 issue.

Where can you visit a garden and farm located so near to wild parklands and a beach? Come find out!

Plan for at least an hour to explore Green Gulch Farm, just 30 minutes from San Francisco. Print the Activity Page and head out. Or join us on May 5 for a special activity day with Urbia, Bay Nature, and Green Gulch farm staff. Details here and signup here.

Download the activity sheet to print and take along.

Mission Creek, San Francisco (featured January 2013)

A family adventure at Mission Creek

This adventure debuted on page 45 of our January-March 2013 issue.

Did you know this whole are used to be open water? People see seals, sea lions, anchovies, great blue herons, grebes, and more out here in the narrow channel. Some folks even get to live right here in house boats on the water. How cool is that?

Well, come find out!

Plan for at least an hour to explore Mission Creek, just two blocks west of the San Francisco Giants’ ballpark. Print the Activity Page and head out.

Download the activity sheet to print and take along.

Arrowhead Marsh, Oakland (featured October 2012)


Featured on pages 52-53 of our October 2012 issue!

A deeper sense of place and a treasure hunt are yours to discover in this activity-packed outing. Schedule an hour to visit Arrowhead Marsh in Oakland (download a map). Print out our 2-page version of the Quest and Activity Page. Then head out! Find your way to the Observation Tower shown on your map.

 
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