Least Crowded Hikes on the Peninsula and in the South Bay

Looking for the least crowded parks and preserves in your area? With the help of our partners in the field, we've put together this handy list for you.

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Back to School…Kinda? Where to Take Your Kids to Get Outside

With the upcoming school year in jeopardy for most kids, we wanted to give parents a few options to safely get their kids outside for some fresh air.

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Bessst Practices for Hiking in Rattlesnake Country

Rattlesnakes deserve a fair shake. Armed with a little knowledge, safely hiking in rattlesnake country is really no sweat.

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Wide Trails: Walks and Hikes for Social Distancing

Looking for good trail options to go hiking while maintaining social distance? We've got you covered.

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Refuge Among the Urban California Oaks

Weeks of sheltering in place take its toll. One POST staff member has found refuge among the oaks.

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Room to Roam, For All

POST's president reflects on the what's "essential" and his deepening sense of purpose.

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Do Your Part to Support Local Parks

We all need to do our part to keep our parks open in these unprecedented times.

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What’s A Forest Bath (And Why You Need One)

Learn how short, slow, contemplative walks through the forest can dramatically improve your health and wellbeing!

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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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