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.

Posted on By Nik Rau
Refuge Among the Urban California Oaks

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

Posted on By Matt Dolkas
Room to Roam, For All

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

Posted on By Walter Moore
Finding Grounding and Gratitude in the Signs of Spring

Amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, here are a few simple signs of spring to help ground you.

Posted on By Marti Tedesco
Do Your Part to Support Local Parks

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

Posted on By Walter Moore
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!

Posted on By Justin Garland
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. Here are their secrets to a long-life on the trail.

Posted on By Matt Dolkas
A Hike for Your New Year’s Resolution

Looking for a hike to kickstart your New Year's resolution? This trek through the Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve provides both a serious workout and beautiful vistas of the South Bay area.

Posted on By Kaitlyn Cyr
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.

Posted on By Matt Dolkas
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