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Gems in Bay Area - 28

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gem Favorite Flying over the Golden Gate.

Golden Gate Bridge

(45) Sausalito, CA
gem Favorite Tall trees

Cathedral Grove

(28) Mill Va…, CA
gem Favorite Atop Alamere Falls

Alamere Falls

(24) Bolinas, CA
gem Favorite Muir Woods

Bohemian Grove

(23) Mill Va…, CA
gem Favorite San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge

Battery Spencer

(17) Sausalito, CA
gem Favorite View from Alcatraz.

Alcatraz Island

(22) San Fra…, CA
gem Favorite Another view of Point Reyes Lighthouse

Point Reyes Lighthouse

(21) Inverness, CA
gem Favorite Looking down the trail to Mile Rock Beach

Mile Rock Viewpoint

(6) San Fra…, CA
gem Favorite Sunset view from Vista Hill

Vista Hill

(1) Los Alt…, CA
gem Favorite The very top! You can see all the way from San Francisco to San Jose.

View of San Francisco Bay

(1) Ladera, CA
gem Favorite Tule elk male, Tule Elk Reserve, Tomales Bay

Pierce Point Ranch and Tule Elk Preserve

(12) Inverness, CA
gem Favorite Another view of the lighthouse bridge

Point Bonita Lighthouse

(8) Tamalpa…, CA
gem Favorite Swing on the Giant Eucalyptus Tree.

Big Swing on a Giant Eucalyptus

(3) Inverness, CA
gem Favorite The Golden Gate Bridge shrouded in fog.

Hawk Hill

(6) Sausalito, CA
gem Favorite While in Santa Teresa County Park, be sure to check out the restored old Bernal-Gulnac-Joice Ranch House.

Bernal-Gulnac-Joice Ranch

(5) Almaden…, CA
gem Favorite The Valley of the Heart's Delight (AKA San Jose and its countryside) offers a beautiful scene from the summit of Bald Mountain.

Bald Mountain Viewpoint

(7) Almaden…, CA
gem Favorite Beautiful for sunsets

Sutro Baths

(13) San Fra…, CA
gem Favorite Rodeo Beach.

Rodeo Beach

(7) Tamalpa…, CA
gem Favorite A cool sculpture on Chrissy Field.

Crissy Field

(8) San Fra…, CA
gem Favorite California popies on the Earthquake Trail

Earthquake Trail

(3) Lagunit…, CA
gem Favorite Golden Gate Bridge from Fort Baker

Fort Baker

(5) Sausalito, CA
gem Favorite Marshland

Limantour Beach

(4) Inverness, CA
gem Favorite Looking towards Pedro Point Headlands. The grade line for a train that went around the headlands is still visible. The route was quickly abandoned because the land is too unstable to be maintained.

San Pedro Rock

(2) Pacifica, CA
gem Favorite Grey Whale Cove, rocks and waves

Gray Whale Cove State Beach

(1) Montara, CA
gem Favorite Under the Golden Gate, near Hopper's Hands.

Hopper's Hands

(1) Sausalito, CA
gem Favorite Palomarin trail

Bass Lake

(3) Bolinas, CA
gem Favorite That's the goal!

Kent Lake

(2) Lagunit…, CA
gem Favorite Enjoying Ocean Beach on a rare, sunny day.

Ocean Beach

(4) San Fra…, CA

Recommended Routes in Bay Area - 154

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Favorite Striding out on the Matt Davis trail.
Intermediate

Mt. Tam Wild Boar 10K

6.1 mi 9.8 km 885' Up 269.65 m Up 858' Down 261.67 m Down

Mill Va…, CA
Favorite Topping out the big climb at the Table Rock 27k
Intermediate/Difficult

Table Rock 27k

17.2 mi 27.7 km 3,330' Up 1015.01 m Up 3,325' Down 1013.52 m Down

Bolinas, CA
Favorite The perfect outdoor classroom.
Difficult

Tamalpa Headlands 50k

32.2 mi 51.8 km 6,519' Up 1986.94 m Up 6,521' Down 1987.5 m Down

Tamalpa…, CA
Favorite San Pablo Bay from the Shoreline Trail
Intermediate

China Camp State Park Loop

8.5 mi 13.7 km 761' Up 231.82 m Up 761' Down 231.82 m Down

Santa V…, CA
Favorite Striding out on the Matt Davis trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Steep Ravine - Matt Davis Loop

7.1 mi 11.4 km 1,556' Up 474.2 m Up 1,589' Down 484.37 m Down

Bolinas, CA
Favorite Coastal view from Pomo Canyon Trail
Intermediate

Pomo - Red Hill Loop

4.5 mi 7.2 km 826' Up 251.81 m Up 781' Down 238.03 m Down

Camp Me…, CA
Favorite San Pablo Bay from the Shoreline Trail
Intermediate

China Camp Challenge Half Marathon Course

13.0 mi 21.0 km 1,740' Up 530.21 m Up 1,738' Down 529.65 m Down

Santa V…, CA
Favorite Lower portion of Diaz Ridge Trail with Muir Beach in the background.
Intermediate/Difficult

Rabbit Chase 30K

19.6 mi 31.6 km 3,673' Up 1119.51 m Up 3,669' Down 1118.41 m Down

Bolinas, CA
Favorite The Golden Gate Bridge is on display from the Coastal Trail.
Easy/Intermediate

SF Crosstown Trail Route

16.9 mi 27.2 km 1,993' Up 607.53 m Up 1,856' Down 565.62 m Down

Brisbane, CA

Bay Area Running

  • 3,935 Miles 6,334 Kilometers of Trail
  • 154 Recommended Routes
  • 28 Gems Gems
  • 545 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 1,123 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 192 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Bay Area - 1,706

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1.9 mi 3.1 km #1Calero Creek Trail
Easy
Almaden Valley, CA
Easy
Almaden Valley, CA
3.6 mi 5.8 km #2Kortum Trail
Intermediate
Bodega Bay, CA
Intermediate
Bodega Bay, CA 12 
2.9 mi 4.6 km #3Pomo Canyon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Camp Meeker, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Camp Meeker, CA
1.7 mi 2.8 km #4Red Hill Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Camp Meeker, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Camp Meeker, CA
1.9 mi 3.1 km #5Barlow Road
Intermediate/Difficult
Almaden Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Almaden Valley, CA
2.1 mi 3.3 km #6Burleigh Murray Ranch Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Half Moon Bay, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Half Moon Bay, CA
0.2 mi 0.4 km #7Knob Trail
Intermediate
Day Valley, CA
Intermediate
Day Valley, CA
1.1 mi 1.7 km #8Bay Area Ridge Trail: Skylawn Memorial Park Section
Intermediate
Highlands-Baywood Park, CA
Intermediate
Highlands-Baywood Park, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #9Madrone Knoll Trail
Difficult
Lexington Hills, CA
Difficult
Lexington Hills, CA
1.5 mi 2.5 km #10Redwood Springs Trail
Difficult
Lexington Hills, CA
Difficult
Lexington Hills, CA

Photos of Bay Area - 2,545

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Atop Alamere Falls
Feb 17, 2015 near Bolinas, CA
Another view of Point Reyes Lighthouse
Sep 1, 2015 near Inverness, CA
Rodeo Beach.
Feb 9, 2016 near Tamalpa…, CA
View from the SCA Trail.
Mar 3, 2016 near Sausalito, CA
Muir Woods
May 12, 2016 near Mill Va…, CA
Sun on the hills.
Oct 18, 2016 near East Fo…, CA
Sunset on the beach
Jul 27, 2018 near Sausalito, CA
A beautiful spring sunrise on Henry Coe's Monument Trail
Mar 25, 2019 near Morgan…, CA