California local Ann Marie Brown delivers expert advice on hiking in and around the Bay Area
Are you at home in the golden hills of Berkeley, or the lush redwood forests of Marin? Explore the paradise just outside your door with Moon 101 Great Hikes of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Inside you'll find:
* A Hike for Everyone:
Hikes range from short, flat routes suitable for families to daylong, steep treks for more ambitious hikers, with options to extend or shorten the hikes. All hikes are rated for difficulty and marked for features such as dog-friendly or wheelchair accessible
* Explore the Trails:
Highlights like waterfalls, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, and wildflowers are noted on each hike
* Maps and Directions:
Explore with easy-to-use maps and point-by-point navigation for each trail, and including driving directions to each trailhead with GPS coordinates and public transit options when available
* Top Hikes:
Lists like "Best Redwood Forests," "Best Short Backpacking Trips," and "Best Bird-Watching" will help you choose where to hike in Napa, Sonoma, Marin, the East Bay, San Francisco, the Peninsula, and the South Bay
* Trusted Advice:
Anne Marie Brown shares the experience and knowledge she's gained from hiking, biking, and camping in and around the Bay Area more than 150 days a year
* Tips and Tools:
Find essentials like health, safety, and trail etiquette, background information on the landscape and history of the trails, and volunteer opportunities so you can help keep the trails as beautiful as you found them
Whether you're a veteran or a first-time hiker, Moon's comprehensive coverage and trusted advice will have you ready to lace up your hiking boots and head out on your next adventure.
Looking for trails beyond the Bay Area? Try Moon Northern California Hiking or Moon California Hiking. Ready for an overnight outdoor adventure? Check out Moon Northern California Camping or Moon California Camping.