Monthly Archives: December 2014

Golden Gate National Recreation Area: Sweeney Ridge

The Sweeney Ridge Trail in Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) is one of my favorite local trails with – in clear weather – spectacular views of the San Francisco Bay and Pacific Ocean from the top of Sweeney Ridge. … Continue reading

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Birding along the San Francisco Bay Trail at Redwood Shores

My hike along the Redwood Shores segment of the San Francisco Bay Trail turned out to be a great opportunity for observing shorebirds and waterfowl. I thought I might see some shorebirds, but I really didn’t anticipate the number and … Continue reading

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San Francisco Bay Trail: Redwood Shores

Redwood Shores, at the northwest end of Redwood City, is an intimate combination of housing, commerce, and ecological reserves. It lies on kind of a peninsula of land between the Belmont and Steinberger Sloughs with an extensive network of lagoons. … Continue reading

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