Adventures Tagged: Redwoods

Hike through the trails near Los Posadas State Forest Hike through the trails near Los Posadas State Forest Hike through the trails near Los Posadas State Forest

This area in Angwin is a great stop for mountain biking or hiking with many unnamed trails meandering through the oak and redwood forests near Los Posadas State Forest.

A Hike on the Steep Ravine Trail in Marin A Hike on the Steep Ravine Trail in Marin A Hike on the Steep Ravine Trail in Marin

Marin offers this great coastal hike in Northern California on the Steep Ravine Trail. Gorgeous redwoods, ocean views, and a cool sea breeze welcome you.

Camping in Samuel P. Taylor State Park in Marin Camping in Samuel P. Taylor State Park in Marin Camping in Samuel P. Taylor State Park in Marin

Great camping at Samuel P. Taylor State Park tucked in the Marin hills and kept cool by big redwood trees and a nearby creek.

Hiking Cataract Falls Trail on Mt. Tamalpais Hiking Cataract Falls Trail on Mt. Tamalpais Hiking Cataract Falls Trail on Mt. Tamalpais

A gorgeous vertical hike along the Cataract Falls Trail on Mt. Tamplpais in Fairfield, CA. Seemingly endless waterfalls cascade along this wooded out and back trail. The hike ends with gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean overlooking Bolinas.

Hiking in Big Basin - Redwood Memorial Trail and Skyline to the Sea Hiking in Big Basin - Redwood Memorial Trail and Skyline to the Sea Hiking in Big Basin - Redwood Memorial Trail and Skyline to the Sea

Gorgeous tree-canopied hike through the Redwood Loop Trail and it’s giant redwood trees, followed by an out and back journey to Berry Creek Falls along the Skyline to the Sea Trail.

Hiking through Muir Woods Hiking through Muir Woods Hiking through Muir Woods

An excellent winter hike through Muir woods including the Bootjack trail, Troop 80 trail, Panoramic trail, Sierra Trail and the Camp Eastwood trail. Views of flowing creeks, the Pacific Ocean, Redwoods, ferns and mushrooms.

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!

Hiking in Wunderlich County Park Hiking in Wunderlich County Park Hiking in Wunderlich County Park

A stroll through the Redwoods in Woodside, CA in Wunderlich County Park. Included are the Bear Gulch Trail and others.

Backpacking Skyline to the Sea Trail Backpacking Skyline to the Sea Trail Backpacking Skyline to the Sea Trail

Skyline to the Sea Trail was one of my first non-sierra backpacking trips. Wasn’t sure how it would compare. While it may be true it’s missing the rugged mountain panoramas, it makes up for it with beautiful plant life everywhere and a diversity of terrains. This is a fairly lengthy 35 mile trail that I did in 3 nights.

Hiking in Big Basin State Park Hiking in Big Basin State Park Hiking in Big Basin State Park

Big Basin Redwoods State Park is located in the Santa Cruz mountains off Hwy 35. Giant trees and a cool shady hike with waterfalls await.

Disc Golfing at Black Mouse in Felton Disc Golfing at Black Mouse in Felton Disc Golfing at Black Mouse in Felton

Disc among the redwoods toward the top of the hill on Hwy 17 in Santa Cruz. The Black Mouse disc golf course is a nice and shady 18-holer.