Adventures Tagged: Open Space Preserve

Foraging Hike at San Pedro Mountain Park Foraging Hike at San Pedro Mountain Park Foraging Hike at San Pedro Mountain Park

An informative foraging hike through Meetup.com spent learning about wild edibles in San Pedro Mountain park in San Rafael.

Winter hike up Maggie's Peak and to Devil's Well waterfall in Napa Winter hike up Maggie's Peak and to Devil's Well waterfall in Napa Winter hike up Maggie's Peak and to Devil's Well waterfall in Napa

A great hike in Napa County through Napa Land Trust lands takes you to the top of Maggie’s Peak for some great views before descending to the multiple falls at Devil’s Well.

Hiking Lynch Canyon into Newell Open Space Preserve Hiking Lynch Canyon into Newell Open Space Preserve Hiking Lynch Canyon into Newell Open Space Preserve

A counterclockwise 7 mile loop through Lynch Canyon and into Newell Open Space Preserve offers nice views of the San Pablo Bay, Mt. Diablo, Mt. Tamalpais, and Mount Saint Helena as you wind through the grassland hills. Lots of cow encounters await as well.

Hiking Lynch Canyon Open Space Hiking Lynch Canyon Open Space Hiking Lynch Canyon Open Space

Cows, mushrooms, and views of Napa Valley and the northern section of the San Francisco Bay await you on this loop hike through Lynch Canyon Open Space.

Fall hike through Maggie's Peak and Devil's Well in Napa Fall hike through Maggie's Peak and Devil's Well in Napa Fall hike through Maggie's Peak and Devil's Well in Napa

A nice showing of Fall colors, this hike to Maggie’s Peak and Devil’s Well is a personal favorite any time of year, but it’s a real treat after some rainfall.

Hiking the new trails at Moore Creek Park Regional Park and Open Space in Napa Hiking the new trails at Moore Creek Park Regional Park and Open Space in Napa Hiking the new trails at Moore Creek Park Regional Park and Open Space in Napa

Moore Creek Regional Park and Open Space is a new park in Napa with trails that are still under construction. One trail is complete offering 3.8 miles of hiking, with two others being constructed. Great views, a hidden pool and diverse terrain intermixed with cows.

Hike through Mount Hood Regional Park and Open Space Preserve Hike through Mount Hood Regional Park and Open Space Preserve Hike through Mount Hood Regional Park and Open Space Preserve

This fantastic north bay hike to the summit and beyond in Mount Hood Regional Park and Open Space Preserve is challenging but very rewarding with great views and a mix of terrains and trail types.

Hike in Lynch Canyon Open Space in Solano County Hike in Lynch Canyon Open Space in Solano County Hike in Lynch Canyon Open Space in Solano County

Currently only open weekends, this hike through Lynch Canyon Open Space has great views of Napa valley and the San Francisco Bay with over 10 miles of trails to choose from.

Hiking Ohair Park, Verissimo OSP, Stafford Lake and Indian Tree Preserve Hiking Ohair Park, Verissimo OSP, Stafford Lake and Indian Tree Preserve Hiking Ohair Park, Verissimo OSP, Stafford Lake and Indian Tree Preserve

This great hike in Novato, CA at the north end of the San Francisco Bay Area takes you through 4 different parks, starting at Ohair Park, onward to Little Mountain OSP, a short stroll through Verissimo OSP and on through Indian Trees Open Space Preserve.

Hike through Mount Burdell Open Space in Novato Hike through Mount Burdell Open Space in Novato Hike through Mount Burdell Open Space in Novato

Great spring hike in Mount Burdell Open Space Preserve offering miles of trails, scenic hilltop views and wildflowers galore. Watch for cow patties.

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.

Hiking the Oat Hill Mine Trail in Calistoga Hiking the Oat Hill Mine Trail in Calistoga Hiking the Oat Hill Mine Trail in Calistoga

A beautiful historic hiking trail along an old wagon wheel rutted road which once led to Oat Hill Mine where material for quicksilver was mined until the 1960s.

Hiking Maggie's Peak and Devil's Well in Archer Taylor Preserve Hiking Maggie's Peak and Devil's Well in Archer Taylor Preserve Hiking Maggie's Peak and Devil's Well in Archer Taylor Preserve

Gorgeous hike in Archer Taylor Preserve takes you to the top of Maggie’s Peak for a great view of the San Francisco Bay Area and to Devil’s Well and a number of other waterfalls while hiking among pines, maples and redwoods.

Hiking Healdsburg Open Space Preserve Trails Hiking Healdsburg Open Space Preserve Trails Hiking Healdsburg Open Space Preserve Trails

Healdsburg Open Space Preserve offers a fairly new network of trails with several loops and a small pond (Fox pond) for hikers with views of Healdsburg Simi Valley and the Russian River.

Short hike through Napa Ecological Reserve Short hike through Napa Ecological Reserve Short hike through Napa Ecological Reserve

A very short but bird-filled hike through Napa Ecological Reserve east of Yountville and north of Napa, CA.

Hiking Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve Hiking Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve Hiking Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve

A 4.6 mile hike through Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve winds through oak woodlands and chaparral in San Carlos just east of Hwy 280.

Hiking Edgeview County Park and Natural Preserve Hiking Edgeview County Park and Natural Preserve Hiking Edgeview County Park and Natural Preserve

A pleasant hike in Edgewood County Park and Natural Preserve which contains a nearly 500 acre woodland full of interesting native plants and rare animal species offering views to the bay and the SF watershed.

Hiking the Bay Area Ridge Trail on Russian Ridge Hiking the Bay Area Ridge Trail on Russian Ridge Hiking the Bay Area Ridge Trail on Russian Ridge

Russian Ridge lies east of Palo Alto right off Hwy 35 a little south of Hwy 84. Grand views of wind swept hillsides mixed with shaded oak forest and a natural spring await.

Hiking at Monte Bello Hiking at Monte Bello Hiking at Monte Bello

Monte Bello Open Space Preserve has a lot of trails to choose from, some of which have nice flora/fauna signage. There’s a great mix of open grass hills and fairly dense oak forest. A small creek has running water all year and offers some nice areas to relax.

Hiking Windy Hill Open Space Preserve Hiking Windy Hill Open Space Preserve Hiking Windy Hill Open Space Preserve

Windy Hill Open Space Preserve is in Portola Valley with several parking areas. Several trails to choose from including a couple strenuous and long loops with a good range of ecology.

Hiking El Corte Madera Creek Preserve Trails Hiking El Corte Madera Creek Preserve Trails Hiking El Corte Madera Creek Preserve Trails

Miles of hiking trails through redwoods, fir trees, and a creek, the El Corte De Madera Open Space Preserve is a destination for hikers and bikers.

Hiking a Redwood forest at Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve Hiking a Redwood forest at Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve Hiking a Redwood forest at Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve

This is a very beautiful and serene hike near Half Moon Bay with a perfect amount of elevation change and differing views. One of my favorites on the peninsula, go check it out!