Tag Archives: Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Ridge to Bridge 20-mile hike

The Bay Area Ridge Trail Council hosts an annual event called Ridge to Bridge, which includes several options to experience the Bay Area Ridge Trail in Marin County leading to and across the Golden Gate Bridge. Hiking options include 10, … Continue reading

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Golden Gate National Recreation Area – Milagra Ridge

This hike was a short one, just 2 miles, in the Milagra Ridge section of Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) in Pacifica. With a promise of Pacific Ocean views on a clear day, I took advantage of a clear … Continue reading

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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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Fifield Cahill Ridge Trail (northbound)

This was a return visit to the Fifield Cahill Ridge Trail segment of the Bay Area Ridge Trail, which passes through watershed lands of the San Francisco Public Utility District . All public visits in the watershed are led by docents … Continue reading

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San Francisco Presidio

For an absolutely amazing hike in San Francisco, the Bay Area Ridge Trail segment through the Presidio is hard to beat, if the fog cooperates.  The day of this hike the weather cooperated beautifully and there were many stunning views … Continue reading

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Golden Gate National Recreation Area – Milagra Ridge and Sweeney Ridge

I had previously hiked a short stretch of the Bay Area Ridge Trail on Sweeney Ridge as part of a guided hike through San Francisco PUC watershed land atop Fifield and Cahill Ridges. I was looking forward to returning to … Continue reading

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Mt Tamalpais State Park: Bolinas-Fairfax Rd to Pantoll Ranger Station

This Marin County hike, mostly in Mt Tamalpais State Park, was on a warm, summery day. The Bay Area Ridge Trail segment goes between Pantoll Ranger Station and Bolinas-Fairfax Rd, mostly on the Coastal Trail. I started at the Bolinas-Fairfax … Continue reading

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