Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula Guide Book

by Jean Rusmore, Betsy Crowder, Frances Spangle, & Sue LaTourrette (Wilderness Press)
Peninsula Trail Hiking and Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula  by Jean Rusmore, Betsy Crowder, Frances Spangle, & Sue LaTourrette

376pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0899973663

From San Bruno Mountain just south of the City by the Bay all the way down to Ano Nuevo State Reserve, the San Francisco Peninsula offers numerous scenic wonders, all within a short drive of major Bay Area cities. Peninsula Trails is the ultimate companion to the trails in the area's parks, open spaces, Bayside towns, and Pacific Coast beaches. In addition to detailed descriptions for each trip, Peninsula Trails features new maps for every area described, driving directions, and elevation changes and duration of each hike.

© Jean Rusmore, Betsy Crowder, Frances Spangle, and Sue LaTourrette/Wilderness Press. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 61.
... Preview: Best known for its northern elephant seal rookery, this interesting unit of the state park system has extremely varied natural features as well as human history that will fascinate all visitors. The ... From the guidebook "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula"
Big Basin, CA - Hiking
... Preview: Trails in two city parks —Big Canyon and Eaton parks —climb to high vantage points and descend to meet at Brittan Avenue. This trail guide includes the following trails: Big Canyon Park, Eaton Park. ... From the guidebook "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula"
San Carlos, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: At the Sierra Point industrial park, sidewalks along the main roads and a paved path on the riprap seawall take the bicyclist and the walker out to a marina and a fishing pier. Although no trail exist ... From the guidebook "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula"
Brisbane, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: A historic ranch tucked away in a valley south of Half Moon Bay now belongs to the California State Park system. In the 1860s this was a working ranch, growing hay and grazing cattle. Mills Creek, nam ... From the guidebook "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula"
Half Moon Bay, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: Not the smallest or the largest of state parks, nor the most isolated, 3500-acre Butano State Park nevertheless has a special quality of solitude, and after short acquaintance one can get a feel for t ... From the guidebook "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula"
Pescadero, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 15.55
... Preview: This crescent-shaped,493-acre preserve is almost surrounded by other Midpeninsula Regional Open Space Preserves —Russian Ridge west across the Skyline, Monte Bello and Skyline Ridge south, and Windy H ... From the guidebook "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula"
Portola Valley, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 9
... Preview: Six miles of continuous paved paths edge San Mateo and Foster City’s Bayfront from Coyote Point Recreation Area to Little Coyote Point at the San Mateo/Hayward Bridge. These paved paths for runners, ... From the guidebook "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula"
San Mateo, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: These 710 acres are part of the Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve. The Pasture Area lies immediately west of the original Rancho San Antonio preserve and extends south to the heights of Black Mo ... From the guidebook "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula"
Los Altos Hills, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 18.2
... Preview: This San Mateo County park of hilltops, gentle meadows, oak groves, and canyons faces the green expanse of the Skyline ridge to the west and looks out over the Bay to the east. It adjoins Pulgas Ridg ... From the guidebook "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula"
San Carlos, CA - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 12.5
... Preview: The 2821 forested acres of El Corte de Madera Open Space Preserve, which include most of the drainage basin of El Corte de Madera Creek, lie west of Skyline Boulevard between Star Hill, Swett, and Bea ... From the guidebook "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula"
Woodside, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 29.9
... Preview: For a glimpse of the rolling grasslands and magnificent oaks of foothill ranch- lands, visit this city of Palo Alto preserve. In the spring of 2004 Enid Pearson’s name was added to this preserve in a ... From the guidebook "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula"
Palo Alto, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 9.37
... Preview: Observe numerous specimens of marine life, walk its clifftop trail, and visit its white-sand beach. This trail guide includes the following trails: Pillar Point Marsh, Pillar Point Harbor. From the guidebook "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula"
Moss Beach, CA - Hiking
... Preview: Thornton Beach, slated to become part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, is a remnant of a once-popular state beach. There is no official access from the former park’s entrance off Skyline ... From the guidebook "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula"
Daly City, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: From the San Mateo/Hayward Bridge the Bay Trail continues around the perimeter of Foster City. You can walk or ride a bicycle for more than 6 miles cir- cling the city. Marshland, where resident shor ... From the guidebook "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula"
Foster City, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: The preserve is part of the old William Pfeffer Ranch, later owned by Fremont Older, a noted San Francisco newspaper editor, and his wife Cora Bagley Older. In the 1920s Mrs. Older designed their ranc ... From the guidebook "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula"
Cupertino, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 15.1
... Preview: Walk the strand or try the paved, 3-mile Coastal Trail on foot, bike or horse past four state beaches. This trail guide includes the following trail: Mirada Surf, Blufftop Coastal Park, Miramontes Po ... From the guidebook "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula"
Half Moon Bay, CA - Hiking
... Preview: In Huddart County Park not only do stumps of the big redwood trees and vestiges of skid trails remind us of the early logging days, but many place names recall that era. Up on the mountain near the l ... From the guidebook "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula"
Woodside, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 19
... Preview: This 100-acre wooded park in the curve of Junipero Serra Freeway (I-280), just minutes from homes in San Bruno, provides a quick retreat from the urban scene into protected meadows and woods. The par ... From the guidebook "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula"
San Bruno, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.4
... Preview: La Honda Creek Open Space Preserve includes 2043 acres of steep forested slopes and hilly grasslands. The preserve takes in a sweep of meadow descending from private Allen Road south along the canyon ... From the guidebook "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula"
Woodside, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: Pleasant paths through the 227-acre park surrounding Sugarloaf Mountain invite young and old to wander along the shaded canyon of Laurel Creek and climb its sunny hillsides. From the guidebook "Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula"
Belmont, CA - Hiking