Tag Archives: Pacific Ocean

Bay Area Ridge Trail – Milagra Gate to Mussel Rock through Pacifica

Recently a new 2.5-mile section of the Bay Area Ridge Trail was dedicated in Pacifica, about half in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) north of Milagra Gate and half along streets, almost to the Daly City border.  I … Continue reading

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Portola Redwoods State Park: Peters Creek Loop

I often feel blessed to live in the San Francisco Bay Area, with its numerous parks and open spaces that have been set aside to protect land and habitat for both people and wildlife. One of the unique and, to … Continue reading

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Edge to Edge part 8: Skyline to the Sea Trail from Big Basin Park HQ to Waddell Beach

This hike, along Skyline to the Sea Trail from Big Basin Redwoods State Park Headquarters to Waddell Beach, is basically Day 3 of a popular 3-day through hike from Saratoga Gap to Waddell Beach on the Pacific Ocean. It is … 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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Skylawn Cemetery Trail

Every year new segments are added to the Bay Area Ridge Trail. This year a newly-dedicated segment passes through Skylawn Memorial Park in San Mateo, connecting to the Fifield-Cahill Trail at the north end and CA-92 at Skyline Blvd at … Continue reading

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Skyline Ridge and Russian Ridge Open Space Preserves Revisited

This hike turned out to be a multi-day return trip to the Bay Area Ridge Trail segment that runs from the main entrance of Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve through the length of Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve to Rapley … Continue reading

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