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Parks and Rec

One thing thriving during this pandemic: San Francisco parks. The city’s urban oases have been a respite and a refuge. Here are some ways to go explore them anew. Bonus: you’ll also get some great points of view!

Week 09.09.2020
Regions Northern CA

Rock and Roll Golden Gate

Bike, Roller Skate, Paddle Boat and Picnic in Golden Gate Park

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Golden Gate Park has closed part of JFK Drive to cars, so walkers, bike riders, and roller skaters can have some fun outdoors. Here are some highlights for when you visit.
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Hidden Stairways of SF: Urban Hike

San Francisco Hidden Stairways Guided Walk

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This guided hike sold out fast, but new dates have been added! Get outdoors and explore the hidden stairways and gardens of San Francisco anew. Small group and socially distanced.
Email hiddenstairsSF@gmail.com to reserve!

Bernal Desire

Sunset Hike at Bernal Heights Park in San Francisco

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It's one of the best views in San Francisco. Bernal Heights Park is an underrated hilltop park that simply beams at sunset, with views of downtown SF, the Golden Gate, and the Bay Bridge
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Storied SF Adventure

San Francisco Storywalk at the Presidio and Crissy Field

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Step outside and into a storybook adventure that also includes majestic horses, West Bluff Beach waves, and iconic San Francisco views.
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    Tamtastical Hike

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    Hawk-Eyed Sunset

    It's one of the best sunset spots in the Bay Area. And Hawk Hill in the Marin Headlands is quieter than usual this year because of few tourists. Enjoy a sweeping panorama 923 feet above the Pacific.

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    Thank You to Our 2020 Team

    Thank you to our wonderful 2020 team for bringing the great outdoors home in a most challenging year. Meet our contributors and get ideas from their personal favorite CA adventures this year.

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    2021 Hiking Calendar!

    Ready to kick off 2021? (Like we have to ask.) Literally kick it off, with a hike! Download the 2021 POST Hiking Calendar (complimentary)—with recommended trails for every month of the year.

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    Trebek Open Space

    While most hikers head over to adjacent Runyon Canyon, instead do the 2-mile hike at Trebek Open Space and pay your respects to the legendary Jeopardy host and philanthropist, Alex Trebek.

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    Rock the Hope at Lake Elsinore

    Hike the 4-mile Levee Trail on the shores of Southern California's largest natural freshwater lake, Lake Elsinore, and get a splash of positive energy thanks to the Rock Snake started earlier this year.

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    Weekend Sherpa Podcast: Take it Outside

    Amid a new year that's already had challenges, Brad and Holly discuss the realities of what's happening in the country. And (!) some of the best new hiking trails locally in the Bay Area and SoCal.

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    A Very Reno Winter

    You’ve never had a winter vacation like Reno Tahoe! The Biggest Little City in the World is also one of the best winter basecamps. The Truckee River flows right through its lively Riverwalk District.

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