Coyote Hills Regional Park
by Bay Nature Staff on July 08, 2012
Easy trails along marshes and grasslands and great views of the East Bay hills and San Francisco Bay make this park a favorite with birders and hikers.
Coyote Hills Regional Park borders the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge and offers excellent birding opportunities, especially in the winter months. The park’s more than 1,000 acres encompass hilly grasslands offering great views of the Bay Area as well as marshy wetland habitats. The park has hiking and biking trails and anchors thewestern leg of the 12-mile-long Alameda Creek Trail, which extends eastthrough Fremont to Niles Canyon.
The visitor center offers exhibits on natural history and the California Indians who originally inhabited the region. A bird and butterfly nectar garden is adjacent to the visitor center.
Read the Bay Nature article about Coyote Hills Regional Park.