Bear Creek Redwoods: The South Bay’s New Redwood Park

Just three miles south of Los Gatos lies Bear Creek Redwoods, a spectacular space that is now open for you to explore and enjoy. Find hiking information and the preserve's story here.

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The Cowell-Purisima Trail: A Look Back in Time

The Cowell-Purisima Trail, just south of Half Moon Bay, is one of our staff's favorite coastal hikes. Here's why.

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Our Favorite Bay Area Dog-friendly Beaches

Want to take your dog to the beach? Don’t know where you can go? We’ve got you covered.

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Spring & Summer Fun: 10 Outdoor Excursions

The warm weather has arrived and it's the season to be outside. Here are a few of our favorite excursions for spring and summer fun.

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Dog-friendly Wildflower Hike at Calero County Park

Get out to see the spring wildflowers with your four-legged friend at Calero County Park.

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A Kid-Friendly Redwood Hike

Looking for an easy hike in the redwoods for you and the kids? This short hike at Butano State Park is just what you're looking for.

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My Favorite Hike Near the Beach

Looking for a great hike near the beach? We've got you covered.

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Our Favorite Wheelchair Accessible & Easy Access Trails

You might be surprised at how many wheelchair accessible trails there are on the Peninsula and in the South Bay. The hard part is knowing where to go and when. Here are a few of our staff's favorites.

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A Family Hike on San Jose’s Coyote Creek Trail

This South Bay hike along the Coyote Creek Trail is a perfect spot to escape with the whole family—there's a playground for kids and you can bring the dog! Learn more here.

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Choose Your Own Adventure at Windy Hill

Looking for a hike with options for your group? The top of Windy Hill has it all: loads of route options, difficulties, great views and close to Highway 35. Learn more here.

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