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    December 19th, 2019

    Just in Time for the Holidays

    Get into the holiday spirit on these classic Bay Area outings that are like a yule log for your soul…

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    December 12th, 2019

    Griswolding Outdoors!

    Rule #1 this holiday season: Getting outdoors is a great way to clear the air, and the head, after…

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    December 12th, 2019

    The Coast Is Clear

    Go hike the hills, paddle to a lighthouse, and explore coastal caves near the classic beach town of Avila Beach.

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    10.07.2020

    Fall for the Treasures of North Lake Tahoe

    North Lake Tahoe in fall is an amazing time. It’s less crowded, many hiking and biking trails are open, sunsets and starry nights are spectacular, and fields of aspens are a splendor across the region. And don’t just go for the weekend. Work from “home,” North Lake Tahoe style…

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    December 5th, 2019

    Reservoir Hikes

    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.

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    November 28th, 2019

    Beaches & Hikes for the Weekend

    After all that turkey, pie, and political discussion, it’s time to take a break outside. We have…

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    November 21st, 2019

    Thanksgiving Hikes

    There’s lots to be thankful for this season, including our great outdoors, with fall colors on full…

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    November 21st, 2019

    Beaches & Hikes for the Weekend

    After all that turkey, pie, and political discussion, it’s time to take a break outside. We have…

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    November 14th, 2019

    Wonder-Fall Hikes & Bike Rides

    Autumn’s hues are beginning to deepen. And we’d like to help put the wonder in your fall, from…

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    November 7th, 2019

    Autumn Beaches

    Think summer’s the only time to hit the beach? Fog-etaboutit! Autumn is when beaches in Marin can really shine—sunny, warm(ish) and—fingers crossed—with only a tad of the misty stuff.

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    October 31st, 2019

    Hikes in the Meantime

    It’s been a challenging week. We’re thinking about everyone affected by the wildfires, evacuations…

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    October 24th, 2019

    Short Coastal Hikes

    San Mateo may just be the coast with the most this time of year. Sunny afternoons can clear the skies, sweeping ocean vistas beckon, and autumn charms like pumpkin patches abound.

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    October 17th, 2019

    Hidden Hikes in Wine Country

    What’s better than wine country hikes in autumn? Wine country hikes that aren’t as well known! From a new regional park south of Petaluma, to a tiny hidden gem in Napa.

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    October 10th, 2019

    Best of the bay views

    See the Blue Angels overhead, get up-close views of the Golden Gate Bridge, and bask in some San…

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    10.07.2020

    Fall for the Treasures of North Lake Tahoe

    North Lake Tahoe in fall is an amazing time. It’s less crowded, many hiking and biking trails are open, sunsets and starry nights are spectacular, and fields of aspens are a splendor across the region. And don’t just go for the weekend. Work from “home,” North Lake Tahoe style…

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    October 3rd, 2019

    Easy Fall Hikes

    How do you ease into fall? With some easy fall hikes! Get the first glimpse of fall colors, along with beautiful views and tranquil lakes at these three parks.

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    September 26th, 2019

    Reach for the Pinnacles

    Rugged rock spires, deep caves, volcanic formations… Pinnacles National Park packs an adventurous punch, and—bonus—you might even get to see the famous, endangered California condor.

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    September 19th, 2019

    Summer's End Adventures

    Who says all good things must come to an end? This is California! But still, there’s a few things…

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    September 12th, 2019

    Hike-in Picnics with Classic Ocean Views

    The benefit of hiking or biking in to your picnic spot? You can avoid the parking lot crowds. These…

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    September 5th, 2019

    Hike the Lakes

    Summer’s winding down, but the lakes are still filled up. From a trifecta lake hike in Tahoe to a…

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    August 29th, 2019

    Labor Day Sneak Away

    Who’s ready to get sneaky? As in sneaking away this weekend for a quick outdoor escape. From camping…

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    August 22nd, 2019

    New Trails & Parks

    Mmmm… that new park smell! From the Peninsula to the Sonoma Coast, these trails are primed and ready…

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    Fall for the Treasures of North Lake Tahoe

    North Lake Tahoe in fall is an amazing time. It’s less crowded, many hiking and biking trails are open, sunsets and starry nights are spectacular, and fields of aspens are a splendor across the region.

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    Ride and Seek

    Oceanside breezes, beautiful beaches, a car-free pathway for biking, and beer at the end: You’re on a roll! The San Mateo Coast was made for beach hopping and beer tasting …

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    Redwoods, Beach, Banner View!

    Explore among the redwoods in Henry Cowell State Park on this magical 5-mile hike featuring the big trees, a beach, and a beautiful view from an observation deck.

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    GOAT Coastal Hike + Sunset

    GOAT (greatest of all time) Sonoma Coast experience? Hike the Kortum Trail, wine taste on a patio overlooking the Russian River, and catch a sensational sunset at, yep, Goat Rock Beach.

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    Shakespeare Bridge + Secret Garden

    Romeo, Romeo, we all know how this goes, but do you know how to go to the Shakespeare Bridge and secret gardens? We’ve got the online do-it-yourself hiking route for you.

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    Hidden Stairways of SF: Urban Hike

    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.

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    Boontime!

    Glamp in a tent cabin or stay in private patio room among redwoods in the heart of Russian River. And do some wine tasting at these two beautiful vineyards with airy cabanas and gorgeous views.

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    Bodega's Hidden Hike-in Beach

    Bodega Head has a mystical hike-in beach trail through secret sand dunes. Hike in, then enjoy the West's tastiest BBQ brisket on a patio overlooking Bodega Bay Harbor.

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