Strollers on the San Francisco Bay Trail at Aquatic Park (Photo: Jay Jones)

On the Trail with Laura Thompson


This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Bay Trail, a 500-mile-long trail corridor which traces nearly the entire shoreline of San Francisco Bay. We spoke with Bay Trail project manager Laura Thompson about her efforts to connect remaining segments, … Read more

Trail Trekkers Forge a New Path in El Cerrito


Since 2012, the El Cerrito nonprofit ECTT has built two new trails: Motorcycle Hill Trail and another called Lower Snowdon Trail. Both of these are in the Hillside Natural Area, 85 acres of city-owned open space in El Cerrito.

TRAC Chair Bruce Beyaert celebrating the opening of a new Bay trail segment in Richmond.

Trailblazing with TRAC’s Bruce Beyaert


This year, the Trails for Richmond Action Committee (TRAC) is celebrating its 15th year as the leading advocacy group for completion of the San Francisco Bay Trail along the Richmond shoreline. TRAC’s chair and co-founder is Bruce Beyaert, a longtime … Read more