Category Archives: multi-use trails

hikes and walks on multi-use trails

San Francisco Bay Trail: Menlo Park

The San Francisco Bay Trail is a work-in-progress network of trails encircling San Francisco and San Pablo Bays along the shoreline. I am sometimes surprised at how much of the trail is in parks and other recreation-type areas quite literally … Continue reading

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Iron Horse Regional Trail: Monument Blvd to Marsh Dr

The East Bay Regional Park District has, over its 81-year history, assembled an impressive variety of parks and trails in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, including some 65 regional parks and 29 regional inter-park trails. This was my first visit … Continue reading

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Tyler State Park

Tyler State Park is a 1700-acre park in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, located near where my mother has lived for the past 15 years. I learned about the park while researching nearby places to walk, and I learned that there is … Continue reading

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Devil’s Slide Trail

Devil’s Slide Trail is a brand new paved multi-use trail along the rugged Devil’s Slide area on the San Mateo County coast. It is a re-purposed use of the former CA-1 roadway, which became available for the trail with the … Continue reading

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Coyote Creek Parkway south revisited

This was the second time I’d been to the southernmost portion of Coyote Creek Parkway.  The first time was a training walk for my first marathon, and this was also a training walk for an upcoming marathon.  Even though the … Continue reading

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San Francisco Bay Bridge Trail (East Span)

With the opening of the new East span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge on 2 September, and its pedestrian/bike path the next day, it was only a matter of time before I would have, or create, an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Alameda Creek Trail – training walk

This post combines two separate training walks on the Alameda Creek Regional Trail, which is partly in Fremont and partly along the border between Fremont and Union City in the San Francisco East Bay.  As the name suggests, the trail … Continue reading

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