SF Bay Insider - Take A Hike http://www.sfbay-insider.com/taxonomy/term/45/0 Great Bay Area Walks en Land's End/The Coastal Trail/Outer Richmond http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/lands-endthe-coastal-trailouter-richmond <p><b>Pros: A mind-blowing, cliffside walk on the Western edge of the city<br /> Cons: Be prepared for changeable weather conditions<br /> Best For: Sunny days when the GG Bridge is visible</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/lands-endthe-coastal-trailouter-richmond" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/lands-endthe-coastal-trailouter-richmond#comments Take A Hike Get Physical Tue, 11 Jan 2011 02:45:48 +0000 Beth Marlin 119 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Montgomery Woods State Natural Reserve/Ukiah http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/montgomery-woods-state-natural-reserveukiah <p><b>Pros: Walk Amongst the tallest trees in the world<br /> Cons: You feel small here<br /> Best For: People who like trees</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/montgomery-woods-state-natural-reserveukiah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/montgomery-woods-state-natural-reserveukiah#comments Take A Hike Farther Afield Sat, 17 Mar 2012 21:02:17 +0000 Beth Marlin 234 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Battery East Trail/Crissy Field to the Golden Gate Bridge http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/battery-east-trailcrissy-field-golden-gate-bridge <p><b>Pros: Views, views, views<br /> Cons: Steps, steps, steps<br /> Best For: The big payoff-GG Bridge</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/battery-east-trailcrissy-field-golden-gate-bridge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/battery-east-trailcrissy-field-golden-gate-bridge#comments Take A Hike Wed, 26 Oct 2011 00:21:27 +0000 Beth Marlin 200 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Dad O'Rourke's Bench/Mt. Tamalpais State Park/North Bay http://www.sfbay-insider.com/secret-spots/dad-orourkes-benchmt-tamalpais-state-parknorth-bay <p><b>Pros: One of the most photogenic vistas north of San Francisco<br /> Cons: Foggy conditions obscure the view<br /> Best For: A quick fix for city blues</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/secret-spots/dad-orourkes-benchmt-tamalpais-state-parknorth-bay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/secret-spots/dad-orourkes-benchmt-tamalpais-state-parknorth-bay#comments Secret Spots Take A Hike Sat, 22 Oct 2011 23:42:57 +0000 Beth Marlin 199 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com An Easy Redwood Forest Walk In Muir Woods National Monument/North Bay http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/gardens-parks-and-beaches/easy-redwood-forest-walk-muir-woods-national-monumentnorth-bay <p><b>Pros: An old-growth stand of redwood<br /> Cons: Weekend congestion<br /> Best For: A weekday morning walk among giants</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/gardens-parks-and-beaches/easy-redwood-forest-walk-muir-woods-national-monumentnorth-bay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/gardens-parks-and-beaches/easy-redwood-forest-walk-muir-woods-national-monumentnorth-bay#comments Gardens, Parks and Beaches Take A Hike Farther Afield Thu, 19 May 2011 20:52:15 +0000 Beth Marlin 170 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Mount Tamalpais State Park/Steep Ravine Dipsea Trail One Way With Shuttle/North Bay http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/mount-tamalpais-state-parksteep-ravine-dipsea-trail-one-way-shuttlenorth-bay <p><b>Pros: A redwood canyon hike an hour from the city<br /> Cons: Heavy use on holidays<br /> Best For: A creekside, scenic descent to Stinson Beach, through the redwoods</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/mount-tamalpais-state-parksteep-ravine-dipsea-trail-one-way-shuttlenorth-bay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/mount-tamalpais-state-parksteep-ravine-dipsea-trail-one-way-shuttlenorth-bay#comments Take A Hike Thu, 19 May 2011 17:06:57 +0000 Beth Marlin 168 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Mount Diablo State Park/Donner Canyon Waterfall Loop/East Bay http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/mount-diablo-state-parkdonner-canyon-waterfall-loopeast-bay <p><b>Pros: Rugged, steep and gorgeous<br /> Cons: Summer heat<br /> Best For: Cascading waterfalls right after Winter rains</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/mount-diablo-state-parkdonner-canyon-waterfall-loopeast-bay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/mount-diablo-state-parkdonner-canyon-waterfall-loopeast-bay#comments Take A Hike Thu, 19 May 2011 02:45:15 +0000 Beth Marlin 167 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Morgan Territory Regional Preserve/East Bay http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/morgan-territory-regional-preserveeast-bay <p><b>Pros: Glorious in the Springtime<br /> Cons: Blazingly hot in Summer<br /> Best For: Great terrain in the East Bay</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/morgan-territory-regional-preserveeast-bay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/morgan-territory-regional-preserveeast-bay#comments Take A Hike Thu, 19 May 2011 00:50:29 +0000 Beth Marlin 166 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Lovers Lane/Presidio http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/lovers-lanepresidio <p><b>Pros: Two miles round-trip through the historic Presidio<br /> Cons: A slight uphill all the way back<br /> Best For: Exercise with your valentine</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/lovers-lanepresidio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/what-do/take-hike/lovers-lanepresidio#comments Take A Hike Get Physical Wed, 02 Mar 2011 03:29:15 +0000 Beth Marlin 153 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Golden Gate Bridge http://www.sfbay-insider.com/things-see-and-do/museums-etc/golden-gate-bridge <p><b>Pros: Beautiful from every angle, and useful as well<br /> <b>Cons: Traffic jams at peak hours<br /> <b>Best For: Walking, biking or driving across</b></b></b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/things-see-and-do/museums-etc/golden-gate-bridge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/things-see-and-do/museums-etc/golden-gate-bridge#comments Museums, Etc. Landmarks Take A Hike Fri, 17 Sep 2010 01:14:38 +0000 Beth Marlin 73 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com