2022 Ridge Trail Challenge

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The 2022 Ridge Trail Challenge is On! Challenge yourself to get out there and explore. Your reward? Miles of new adventures, inspiring views, and the chance to win exciting prizes. Join us! Our Mission is to plan, promote and sustain … Read more

Bay to Bay Hike | El Corte de Madera Creek Preserve

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Join us on a guided hike in the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains! We’ll hike along El Corte Madera Creek and the Tafoni and Methuselah trails being intrigued by banana slugs, marbled murrelet, rainbow trout, tafoni sandstone formations, and a 1,835-year-old … Read more

Solano Trek & Overnight

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Join the Ridge Trail and our fantastic partners on a gorgeous 2-day supported hike and overnight. Enjoy the company of fellow trail enthusiasts on an adventure that includes catered meals, gear transportation, and more. This trek is a great way … Read more

Outdoor Afro Hosts Seventh Annual ‘Glamp In’

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Outdoor Afro, the nation’s leading nonprofit celebrating Black connections and leadership in nature, presents the seventh annual Glamp In gala on Friday, October 22 at 8 p.m. EDT / 5 p.m. PDT. The virtual fundraising event will unite people from … Read more

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More Trails for Social Distancing [Updated]

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Editor’s Note: We’ve revised this story to remove parks affected by the Marin, Sonoma and San Mateo County park closures. Last update March 25, 10:30 a.m. Looking for new trails where you can maintain social distance? We’ve been working for … Read more

Free King Tide Walk at Palo Alto Baylands

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Sunday, February 9th, 11:30 am to 12:45 pm Two great organizations combine forces to bring you the final FREE King Tide Walk this winter season: The City of Palo Alto and Environmental Volunteers. City of Palo Alto Naturalist, Corinne DeBra, … Read more