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Reservoir Hikes

California’s dry spell is getting some much needed quenching—and drenching. If cabin fever has you thirsting for the outdoors, these three hikes are short (3 miles or less) and go straight to the source with excellent views of reservoirs. H2Outside!

Week 12.05.2019
Regions Northern CA

Easy Does It, East Bay

Hike Lafayette Reservoir in the East Bay

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Lafayette Reservoir is an East Bay classic and this time of year we recommend simply stretching your legs on the trail around the reservoir.
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Touch the Skyline

Hike Russian Ridge and Skyline Ridge

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The Peninsula’s Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve knows how to make a grand entrance when it comes to changing seasons. Hills turn golden, and crisp leaves carpet trails on the preserve’s 2,000+ acres. Combine autumn colors, ridgetop vistas, and a tranquil lake on a 4-mile (round…
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Fall Escape to Yosemite's Tenaya Lodge

Fall Escape to Yosemite's Tenaya Lodge

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Everybody loves national parks. But the lodging, well, that often leaves plenty to be desired. Unless you stay at Yosemite’s only four-diamond resort: Tenaya Lodge. All of Tenaya’s lodge rooms are newly renovated, with deluxe baths, cozy beds, and flat-screen TVs. Just 2 miles…
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Wine O'Clock

Hike Rector Reservoir near Yountville in Napa Valley

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Wine may be Napa’s most famous liquid, but there’s a way you can just stick with water and still enjoy yourself (really!). Do a 3-mile out-and-back hike at Rector Reservoir Wildlife Area northeast of Yountville.
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