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Get Outside and Take a Car-Free Hike This Summer

July 20, 2010 2 comments

Any time of year is a good time to take a car-free hike, but summer — with additional traffic to outdoor destinations — is an especially great time to ditch the car in favor of taking transit to parks, trails, and beaches. Following is a quick index to car-free hikes by region of the Bay Area:

San Francisco

Southwest San Francisco Nature: Lake Merced, Fort Funston, and More

San Francisco Waterfront: Ferry Building to Fort Point

Mission to Haight Hike: Corona Heights, Buena Vista Park, Golden Gate Park Oak Woodland

Western San Francisco Hike: Presidio, Lands End, and Sutro Baths

San Francisco’s China Basin and Potrero Hill

East Bay

Circling the Lafayette Reservoir

Carquinez Strait Regional Shoreline: A Trip Along the California Riding & Hiking Trail

Albany Bulb Adventure

Bayside Berkeley: A Stroll Around the Berkeley Marina and Cesar Chavez Park

Around and Above Lake Merritt

North Bay

Secret Sausalito Stairways to the Marin Headlands

Tiburon Tour: Ring Mountain and the Tiburon Peninsula

Headlands for the Holidays (and Sundays): Rodeo Beach to Tennessee Beach

Larkspur Loop: King Mountain, Dawn Falls Trail, Paths and Stairways

Bayside Marin: Las Gallinas Wildlife Ponds and McInnis County Park

Angel Island Perimeter Hike

Peninsula and South Bay

Sweeney Ridge and Milagra Ridge Along the Bay Area Ridge Trail

Rancho San Antonio Trails to Black Mountain Peak

Pacifica Coastal Hike: Mori Point and Beaches, Three Ways

Edgewood County Park From Cañada College

San Bruno Mountain Summit

Car-free Outdoors is taking a break, but hopefully with the above hikes you will have plenty of options and ideas for car-free hikes in the meantime!

Categories: General, Hike

Welcome to Car-Free Outdoors

September 10, 2009 5 comments

Welcome to Car-Free Outdoors! For a description of the purpose of this project, please see the About page. Stay tuned for the first car-free adventure, details about why I started this project, and reference pages on local transit, parks and open space, and hiking.

Categories: General