Lafayette-Moraga RT

Lafayette-Moraga Regional Trail – 7.65 miles  one-way, paved, moderate The passage was once a mule train, then a railroad for lumber, then a utilities corridor, and, since 1972, a multi-use trail operated by the East Bay Regional Park District in cooperation with CCCSD, EBMUD, PG & E, Lafayette, and Moraga. Paved all the way, the…

Big Break RS and Marsh Creek RT

  Big Break Regional Shoreline – paved trails, exhibits, kayaking For those of us that live in the Pittsburg/Antioch/Oakley area, Big Break Regional Shoreline is great day trip. The area, used by farmers for many years, was so named after a 1928 break in one of the levees which separated an asparagus farm from the…

Hayward RS and Robert Crown State Beach

Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach – 5 miles, easy This artificial beach is a great place to enjoy a sunny day with friends and family. The beach is 2.5 miles long with a bike path running the entire length. Kayaking, car-top boats, and SUPs are allowed but there is no official put-in so no…

Angel Island SP Hike’n’Bike

Caltrain tickets for two: $28. Ferry tickets for two: $32. Hiking and biking on Angel Island: priceless. Getting to the island on public transit can take a while and the last ferry leaves the island at 4:30 p.m. Plan accordingly to maximize time on the island. Even though the polar ice caps are melting and the…