A reservation system for the popular redwood grove is coming in 2017. Until then, the Park Service urges residents to stay away.
A kayaker explores the newly restored and now-open tidal marsh at Cullinan Ranch in the San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
Perched atop the windward western side of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Russian Ridge offers spellbinding views and a grove of monumental, centuries-old oaks.
The 23,000 acres around Crystal Springs are prime hiking territory in an urban region desperate for more places to get outdoors. They’re also home to numerous endangered species, and critical to San Francisco’s drinking water supply.
Mountain biking is among the fastest-growing recreational activities in the East Bay Regional Parks. Follow along for a ride with Austin McInerny of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association.
A new preserve in the Coyote Valley curbs tech sprawl.
It’s time to open up Rancho Corral de Tierra, a storied, long-private piece of the coast, for all.
A writer who lived on Sonoma Mountain walks us through a new segment of Ridge Trail that opens his onetime backyard to the public.
David Hansen helped conserve and develop Marin open spaces including Olompali, China Camp, Mount Burdell, Lucas Valley, and Roy’s Redwoods.
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