A Perfect Hike for a Hot Day

Want to escape the heat, but still be outside? This 6 mile out-and-back hike meanders through dense forest and is almost completely shaded, making it ideal for a hot day.

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Tick Bite Prevention – How To Not Be Eaten Alive by Ticks

With these easy steps, you can protect yourself against tick bites while visiting our open spaces. Read more!

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Secrets to A Long-Life on the Trail

We caught up with a few trail users who have been hiking in the Bay Area for over 50 years. We wanted to learn their secrets to a long-life on the trail. Here's what we found.

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Nature As Medicine

There is a growing body of scientific evidence confirming the healing powers of being in nature. This science confirms what we've always known; it feels good to be outside.

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Fighting Nature Deficit Disorder

If you’re reading this, you likely know first-hand the restorative benefits of an afternoon spent outside. In fact, the intangible scenic and spiritual effects of open spaces often motivate conservation work just as much as ecological research does.

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