Category Archives: Location of the Week

Location of the Week: Stevens Creek County Park

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Elia posted a longtime favorite of ours for hiking, reservoir beach play (in the dry season), and practice on bikes (for the first ¾ mile of the trail) and in the other parts of the park.  She’s documented Stevens Creek / Tony Look Trail which follows Stevens Creek all the way up and along the […]

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Location of the Week: Coastside Trail (Half Moon Bay)

If you can’t make it out for Friday’s Santa Cruz hikes, you can make your own trek to the beach, with some wonderful trails, boardwalks, and beach to explore. Check out Coastside Trail which runs for several miles in either direction of the Half Moon Bay region.  It’s runs through and along many neighborhoods in […]

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Location of the Week: Bol Park (Palo Alto)

The dampness in the air and the recent rains, have left trails soggy and muddy. This is the perfect time of year for a paved trail! Bol Park is an old railroad line that was paved many years ago, and lays amongst old farmland just a stone’s throw from Stanford and busy El Camino Real […]

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Location of the Week: San Tomas Aquino / Saratoga Creek Trail

San Tomas Aquino / Saratoga Creek Trail near Murdock Park

This time of year is usually VERY wet, and with the rain comes mud and intimidation to try trails that are too rustic.  Paved trails to the rescue – all within a stone’s throw of cafes for quick warm-ups if a hike gets a bit damp, and all within urban areas.  Our running group trods […]

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Location of the Week: Byxbee Park

The short days and erratic weather make some folks stay inside more, which can take its toll on your mood and health.  This is the perfect season to get out to more exposed hikes like at the baylands!  This week’s Byxbee Park connects Palo Alto Baylands to the North with Shoreline Park to the South, […]

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