Category: All Natural Areas

Nature in the Heart of Silicon Valley: Pearson-Arastradero Preserve

Palo Alto, Ca – The Pearson-Arastradero Preserve offers grassy hills and miles of trails for hiking and dog walking, right in the heart of the Silicon Valley.

Witness Cool Sandstone Formations at Castle Rock State Park

Los Gatos, Ca – From sandstone to redwood trees, Castle Rock State Park is a Bay Area hiking spot that you don’t want to miss.

See Relics of the Bay Area’s Lumber Past at Huddart Park

Woodside, Ca – Come witness the beauty of redwood trees at what used to be a lumber operation to supply the greater Bay Area.

The Geology Rocks at Rodeo Beach South

Mill Valley, Ca – Need a secluded spot to relax? Check out Rodeo Beach South, a short hike through a beautiful landscape to a beautiful beach. Plus, it’s right near Point Bonita, making this an easy hiking double feature.

Explore a Lighthouse at Point Bonita

Sausalito, Ca – A jewel of the North Bay, the Point Bonita Lighthouse rests as a beautiful and historic part of California. 

Look for Banana Slugs at Sam McDonald County Park

Loma Mar, Ca – Sam McDonald County Park is a gem located just an hour Southwest of the Silicon Valley. The park is split into two habitats: grassy hills and shrubbery to the Northwest and redwood stands to the Southwest.