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LocationTrail surfaceChild TransportTerrainFacilitiesShadeExtras
Almaden Quicksilver fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling bathrooms Picnic Tables 25% Shaded
50% Shaded
dog-friendly bikes biking with children
Alpine Trail/Sand Hill Road Trail paved small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling 25% Shaded
dog-friendly bikes biking with children
Alum Rock paved fine gravel coarse gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables 75% Shaded
Full Shade
bikes biking with children water play playground Cafes or Shops
Alviso Marina and Don Edwards SFBN Wildlife Refuge paved fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat bathrooms benches Picnic Tables Full Sun
bikes water play
Arastradero(Pearson-Arastradero) Preserve fine gravel jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling steep bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Full Sun
25% Shaded
dog-friendly bikes
Ardenwood Farm paved fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables 75% Shaded
farm animals playground Cafes or Shops
Bay Trail (Belmont and others) paved fine gravel coarse gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables Full Sun
dog-friendly bikes biking with children water play playground
Bol Park Trail paved fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables 75% Shaded
dog-friendly bikes biking with children farm animals water play playground
Byxbee Park & Emily Renzel Wetlands paved fine gravel coarse gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Full Sun
dog-friendly bikes biking with children
Calero / Canada del Oro / Sierra Azul
Castle Rock / Summit Rock fine gravel jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling steep bathrooms meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables Full Shade
Coal Mine Ridge paved fine gravel jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling benches 75% Shaded
Coastside Trail paved fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Full Sun
dog-friendly bikes biking with children water play Cafes or Shops
Crissy Field and Fort Point paved fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables Full Sun
dog-friendly bikes biking with children water play Cafes or Shops
Crystal Springs / Sawyer Camp Trail paved fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat bathrooms benches Picnic Tables 50% Shaded
bikes biking with children
Embarcadero paved small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables Full Sun
dog-friendly bikes biking with children water play playground Cafes or Shops
Fitzgerald Marine Reserve fine gravel coarse gravel jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac 75% Shaded
water play
Foothills Park fine gravel coarse gravel jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling steep bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables 25% Shaded
50% Shaded
75% Shaded
Full Shade
dog-friendly water play
Fremont Older paved fine gravel coarse gravel jogging stroller child-carrier rolling steep bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac 25% Shaded
50% Shaded
dog-friendly bikes
Golden Gate Bridge paved small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables Full Sun
dog-friendly bikes Cafes or Shops
Golden Gate Park paved small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables 50% Shaded
dog-friendly bikes biking with children farm animals water play playground Cafes or Shops
Guadalupe Oak Grove fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling steep bathrooms benches 25% Shaded
dog-friendly bikes biking with children playground
Hakone Gardens fine gravel coarse gravel child-carrier flat rolling bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac 50% Shaded
75% Shaded
water play Cafes or Shops
Happy Hollow
Hidden Villa fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling steep bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables 75% Shaded
Full Shade
dog-friendly farm animals water play playground
Huddart County Park paved fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling steep bathrooms benches Picnic Tables Full Shade bikes biking with children
John W. Christian Greenbelt & Calabazas Creek paved small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables Full Sun
dog-friendly bikes biking with children water play playground Cafes or Shops
Larry Lane fine gravel jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling steep benches Picnic Tables 50% Shaded
dog-friendly playground
Lexington Reservoir fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling 25% Shaded
dog-friendly bikes biking with children water play
Long Ridge fine gravel jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling benches 50% Shaded
dog-friendly bikes
Los Alamitos Creek Trail paved fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables 50% Shaded
dog-friendly bikes biking with children water play playground
Los Gatos Creek Trail paved fine gravel coarse gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling steep bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables 50% Shaded
dog-friendly bikes biking with children water play playground Cafes or Shops
Los Trancos fine gravel jogging stroller child-carrier rolling benches Full Sun
75% Shaded
McClellan Ranch / Blackberry Farm paved fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables 50% Shaded
75% Shaded
dog-friendly bikes biking with children farm animals water play playground Cafes or Shops
Mission Peak fine gravel jogging stroller child-carrier steep bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables Full Sun
Monte Bello fine gravel jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling steep bathrooms benches 25% Shaded
Mori Point fine gravel coarse gravel jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling steep bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables Full Sun
dog-friendly bikes biking with children water play
Muir Woods paved small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables Full Shade Cafes or Shops
Palo Alto Baylands paved fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables Full Sun
dog-friendly bikes biking with children
Picchetti fine gravel jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables 50% Shaded
farm animals Cafes or Shops
Purisima Creek Redwoods fine gravel jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling steep bathrooms benches Picnic Tables 75% Shaded
Full Shade
bikes
Rancho San Antonio paved fine gravel coarse gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling steep bathrooms benches Picnic Tables 25% Shaded
50% Shaded
75% Shaded
bikes biking with children farm animals playground
Redwood Grove paved fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables 50% Shaded
75% Shaded
water play playground Cafes or Shops
Russian Ridge fine gravel child-carrier flat rolling steep bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac 25% Shaded
water play
Ryder, Seal Point, Harborview, and Coyote Point Parks paved fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables Full Sun
dog-friendly bikes biking with children water play playground
San Andreas Trail paved small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling 50% Shaded
bikes biking with children
San Bruno Mountain paved fine gravel coarse gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling bathrooms benches Picnic Tables 25% Shaded
75% Shaded
bikes water play
San Francisco Zoo paved fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables 25% Shaded
farm animals playground Cafes or Shops
Sanborn-Skyline Park fine gravel jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling steep bathrooms meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables Full Shade water play
Santa Teresa fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling bathrooms Picnic Tables Full Sun
25% Shaded
dog-friendly bikes biking with children farm animals
Shoreline Park paved fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables Full Sun
bikes biking with children water play playground Cafes or Shops
Skyline Ridge fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac 25% Shaded
bikes biking with children water play
Soquel Demonstration Forest fine gravel coarse gravel jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling 50% Shaded
Full Shade
dog-friendly bikes biking with children
St. Joseph’s Hill fine gravel jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling steep bathrooms benches Picnic Tables 25% Shaded
dog-friendly bikes biking with children
Stanford Campus paved fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables 25% Shaded
dog-friendly bikes Cafes or Shops
Stanford Dish paved small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling steep Full Sun
Stevens Creek County Park paved fine gravel child-carrier rolling steep Picnic Tables 50% Shaded
dog-friendly
Stevens Creek Trail paved small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables 25% Shaded
50% Shaded
dog-friendly bikes biking with children water play playground
Sunnyvale Baylands Park paved fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables Full Sun
25% Shaded
bikes biking with children water play playground
Ulistac Natural Area and Guadalupe River Levee fine gravel coarse gravel jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling bathrooms meadow, field, or tarmac Full Sun
25% Shaded
dog-friendly bikes biking with children water play playground
Uvas Canyon fine gravel jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling steep bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables Full Shade water play
Villa Montalvo fine gravel jogging stroller child-carrier rolling steep bathrooms benches 75% Shaded
dog-friendly
Waterdog Lake fine gravel jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling benches meadow, field, or tarmac 75% Shaded
dog-friendly bikes water play
Wilder Ranch paved fine gravel small-wheeled-stroller jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables Full Sun
25% Shaded
bikes biking with children farm animals Cafes or Shops
Windy Hill fine gravel jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling bathrooms benches Picnic Tables 25% Shaded
50% Shaded
dog-friendly bikes biking with children water play
Wunderlich fine gravel coarse gravel jogging stroller child-carrier flat rolling steep bathrooms benches meadow, field, or tarmac Picnic Tables 75% Shaded
Full Shade
farm animals