Adventures Tagged: East Bay

Hiking Carquinez Strait Open Space Hiking Carquinez Strait Open Space Hiking Carquinez Strait Open Space

Hiking the west portion of Carquinez Strait Open Space offers some great views of San Pablo Bay and the Caquinez Bridge.

Hike at Crockett Hills Regional Park Hike at Crockett Hills Regional Park Hike at Crockett Hills Regional Park

A 9 mile hike in the surprisingly expansive Crockett Hills Regional Park provides views of the Carquinez Strait, Mt. Diablo and Mt. Tamalpais while hiking through grasslands, chaparral and oak woodlands.

Hiking at the Grizzly Island Wildlife Area Hiking at the Grizzly Island Wildlife Area Hiking at the Grizzly Island Wildlife Area

Without a defined trail to follow, this flat and windy wildlife area allows you to explore at your whim. I saw a ton of tule elk, sea otters, ducks and other birds on my adventure.

A look hike on the trails of Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland A look hike on the trails of Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland A look hike on the trails of Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland

Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland has numerous trails winding through Eucalyptus and Redwood groves with some excellent views of Oakland, mountain biking opportunities, and a wide variety of hikes to discover.

Hiking the Mt. Diablo Grand Loop Trail Hiking the Mt. Diablo Grand Loop Trail Hiking the Mt. Diablo Grand Loop Trail

Gorgeous hike with tremendous panoramic views circling and summiting the peak of Mt. Diablo in the San Francisco Bay Area. Wildflowers, vast views of the Bay Area and wildlife await.

Hiking the San Francisco Bay Area Ridge Trail Benicia Vallejo Buffer segment Hiking the San Francisco Bay Area Ridge Trail Benicia Vallejo Buffer segment Hiking the San Francisco Bay Area Ridge Trail Benicia Vallejo Buffer segment

A portion of the San Francisco Bay Area Ridge Trail runs through the Benicia Vallejo Buffer separating the cities with views of the northern San Francisco Bay and the Carquinez Strait.

Hiking the Rockville Hills Regional Park in Fairfield Hiking the Rockville Hills Regional Park in Fairfield Hiking the Rockville Hills Regional Park in Fairfield

A nice, small park with a vast number of trails, grasslands, oak woodlands, a lake and a number of rock formations and boulders offers nice views of the east bay.

A Hike in Claremont Canyon Regional Park in Berkeley A Hike in Claremont Canyon Regional Park in Berkeley A Hike in Claremont Canyon Regional Park in Berkeley

This hike through Claremont Canyon is a good leg workout and offers breathtaking views of San Francisco and the bay.

Hike on the Hiddenbrooke Trail in Northern Bay Area Hike on the Hiddenbrooke Trail in Northern Bay Area Hike on the Hiddenbrooke Trail in Northern Bay Area

Hiddenbrooke Trail in Fairfield offers great views west toward the north portion of the San Francisco Bay and southward toward Mount Diablo.

Disc Golf in Moraga California Disc Golf in Moraga California Disc Golf in Moraga California

Excellent in Winter or early Spring the Moraga Disc Golf course is short but sweet. 9 holes in the rolling hills of the East San Francisco Bay Area.