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July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature
The East Bay Regional Park District is the largest regional park district in the nation and manages more than 98,000 acres in 65 parks in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.
July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff
Just a few miles above downtown Berkeley, this popular park features something for everyone: a swimming lake, a botanic garden …
Just minutes away from downtown Oakland, Lake Temescal is a popular swimming, fishing and picnicking spot .
Originally constructed as …
Shadow Cliff’s provides a cool retreat on hot summer days only a mile from downtown Pleasanton.
The park features an …
The swimming lagoon here is a magnet for visitors of all ages. NOTE: the Swim Lagoon will be CLOSED for …
This park near Castro Valley is a fine place to swim on a hot summer day, fish, or just relax …
The largest beach on the Bay is in Alameda, a favorite for swimmers, birders, and wind and kite surfers. …
Hike this grassy habitat for rattlesnakes, see birds forage the lake, or take the family for a swim at the …
October 01, 2003 by Matthew Bettelheim
Swimmers plunge into the Bay at Aquatic Park for the swim to Alcatraz and back. Photo by Charles Kennard.
July 01, 2003 by Erika Brekke
There are quite a few reservoirs and artificial lakes in and around the Bay Area that are open to the …
A New Haven for the Leopard Shark
by Alessandra Bergamin
PENINSULA: Wight’s Paintbrush
by Bay Nature Staff
The Fish We Never Knew
by Eric Simons
Could this be the end of California’s drift gillnet fishing?
by Alison Hawkes
Nudibranchs, Kings of the Tidepool, Command An Audience
Got a burning nature question about SF Bay Area nature? Ask us and we'll get to the bottom of it!
Hike to Ocean View Summit
Escape the crowds on this 6-mile loop through shaded forest to a hilltop view of the coast. We climb the …
Birds at Mount Burdell
By now, the breeding season should be in full swing. Bullock’s orioles, lazuli buntings, and black-headed grosbeaks deliver an elaborate …
Outreach to the Outdoors: A Storytelling Experience
When was the first time you were enchanted by nature? Come hear engaging and poignant stories about our connection to …
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