Glowing Review: Impress the whole family by having them step up—literally—to one of San Francisco’s best spots for catching a winter sunset.
Newt Flash: When it rains, the newts come pouring out in Tilden Nature Area. It’s mating season for these brown, amber-bellied California creatures, optimally viewed after a rainfall on a 3-mile (round-trip) trek.
Wild Turkey: So, you like remote? California’s most isolated redwood state park is way off the beaten path. Montgomery Woods State Natural Reserve has some of the tallest trees in the world.