Monthly Archives: June 2011

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

In Sonoma County, north of the town of Sonoma is a region known as the Valley of the Moon, through which CA 12 runs.  Within a radius of less than 10 miles there are several parks containing segments of the … Continue reading

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Al Zampa Bridge

The Al Zampa Memorial Bridge was completed in 2003 across the Carquinez Strait at Crockett.  I-80 crosses the strait on this bridge.  The Bay Area Ridge Trail segment is on the bicycle and pedestrian pathway on the bridge, and it covers … Continue reading

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Verdi Peak Trail – lower portion

  For a few years now I’ve been intrigued by the Verdi Peak Trail in the North Tahoe area.  It’s a featured mountain bike ride on Tahoe Basin recreational trail maps, and it climbs from ~5600 feet at Boca Reservoir … Continue reading

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