Yes, We’re Sure There Are Ewok Villages in the Santa Cruz Mountains

This May 4th, who knows, you just might find an Ewok Village in our redwood forests.

Posted on By Justin Garland
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
A Romantic Hike to Schilling Lake

Nothing brings two people together like quality time in the great outdoors.

Posted on By Matt Dolkas
Why I Took My Young Kids Backpacking (Despite All Rational Thought)

Hear the story and find some inspiration for your next family adventure.

Posted on By Matt Dolkas
Where to Go Birding This Winter

It's a great time of year for birdwatching in the Bay Area. Here's where we recommend going to see them.

Posted on By Nik Rau
Hiking 101: How to Get Started Hiking

It can be a little intimidating to figure out what you need for a successful hike. Don't worry — we’re here to help.

Posted on By Mark Medeiros
Step Back in Time on the Ohlone-Portolá Heritage Trail

Learn the history and future of one of the Bay Area's oldest regional trails.

Posted on By Rachael Faye
Best Stops Along Highway 1 – SF to Santa Cruz

Enjoy a wild stretch of Highway 1 with no traffic lights for 45 miles. Here's everything you need to know.

Posted on By Matt Dolkas
Nature Activities for Kids (And the Young at Heart)

Keep the outdoor education going all year by taking your kids to these great Bay Area science and nature centers.

Posted on By Rebecca Rountree
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.

Posted on By Nik Rau

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