Fun around Bayarea

Biking and Hiking

Iron Horse Regional Trail – Concord to San Ramon

Lafayette-Moraga Regional Trail – Lafayette, Moraga

Contra Costa Canal Bike Trail – Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, Concord

Point Pinole Regional Shoreline – Richmond

Angel Island – San Francisco

Golden Gate Park – San Francisco

Lake Merced – San Francisco

Crystal Springs Trail – San Mateo

Mt. Diablo State Park – Walnut Creek

San Francisco Bay Trail – Bay Area

 

Boat Rentals

Lake Chabot – Castro Valley

Lake Elizabeth – Fremont

Outback Adventures – Larkspur, Fremont

Lafayette Reservoir – Lafayette

Lake Del Valle – Livermore

Vasona Park – Los Gatos

Monterey Bay Kayaks – Monterey

Shoreline Park – Mountain View

Lake Merritt – Oakland

Shadow Cliffs Recreation Area – Pleasanton

Almaden Lake Park – San Jose

San Pablo Reservoir – San Pablo

 

Farms

Wolfe Ranch – Brentwood

U-Pick Farm Map – Brentwood

Swanton Berry Farm – Davenport

Joan’s Farm & Pumpkin Patch – Livermore

Deer Hollow Farm – Los Altos

Hidden Villa – Los Altos Hills

Slide Ranch – Muir Beach

CoastWays Ranch – Pescadero

Petaluma Pumpkin Patch – Petaluma

Tara Firma Farms – Petaluma

Evergreen Acres Petting Farm – San Jose

Prusch Park – San Jose

Rodoni Farms – Santa Cruz

Hollyhill Hummingbird Farm – Santa Rosa

Gizdich Ranch – Watsonville 

 

Farmers Market

Campbell Farmers’ Market – Campbell

Daly City Farmers Market – Daly City

Pescadero Grown Farmers’ Market – La Honda

Moraga Farmers Market – Moraga

Morgan Hill Farmers Market – Morgan Hill

Mountain View Farmers’ Market – Mountain View

Old Oakland Farmers’ Market – Oakland

California Ave Farmers Market – Palo Alto

Palo Alto Farmers’ Market – Palo Alto

Pescadero Grown Farmers’ Market – Pescadero

Coastways Ranch – Pescadero

Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market – San Francisco

San Jose Downtown – San Jose

Bayfair Farmers Market – San Leandro

Santa Clara Farmers’ Market – Santa Clara

Rodoni Farms – Santa Cruz

UCSC Farm & Garden – Santa Cruz

Sunnyvale Farmers’ Market – Sunnyvale

Diablo Valley Farmers Market – Walnut Creek

Gizdich Ranch – Watsonville

 

Gardens

Meyers House & Garden – Alameda

Bamboo Giant – Aptos

Berkeley Rose Garden – Berkeley

UC Berkeley Botantical Garden – Berkeley

Hayward Japanese Garden – Hayward

Allied Arts Guild – Menlo Park

Gamble Garden – Palo Alto

Strybing Aboretum & Botanical Gardens – San Francisco

Chinese Cultural Gardens – San Jose

Japanese Friendship Garden in Kelly Park – San Jose

Municipal Rose Garden – San Jose

Rosicrucian Park – San Jose

San Jose Heritage Rose Garden – San Jose

San Mateo Japanese Garden in Central Park – San Mateo

UC Santa Cruz Farm & Garden – Santa Cruz

Hakone Garden – Saratoga

Villa Montalvo Arboretum – Saratoga

Cornerstone Gardens – Sonoma

The Gardens at Heather Farm – Walnut Creek

Ruth Bancroft Garden – Walnut Creek

Filoli – Woodside

 

Swimming Lakes

 Contra Loma Reservior – Antioch

Lake Anza, Tilden Regional Park – Berkeley

Cull Canyon Reservoir – Castro Valley

Gull Park – Foster City

Quarry Lakes – Fremont

Don Castro Resevoir – Hayward

Shell Beach, Tomales Bay State Park – Inverness

Del Valle Reservoir– Livermore

Lake Temescal – Oakland

Shadow Cliffs Lake – Pleasanton

Almaden Lake Park – San Jose

Coyote Point Recreation Area – San Mateo

 

Playgrounds

Adventure Playground – Berkeley

Small World Park – Pittsburg

Yerba Buena Playground – San Francisco

McEnery Park – San Jose

Monopoly in the Park – San Jose

 

Nature Centers & Outings

Crab Cove Visitor Center – Alameda

Shorebird Nature Center – Berkeley

Tilden Nature Area and Little Farm – Berkeley

Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge – Fremont

Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center – Hayward

Sulphur Creek Nature Center – Hayward

GreenPlay – Mill Valley, Ross

James Fitzgerald Marine Reserve – Moss Beach

Rotary Nature Center & Wildlife Bird Sanctuary – Oakland

Palo Alto Baylands Nature Center – Palo Alto

Ano Nuevo – Pescadero

Point Reyes Outdoors – Point Reyes Station

Marine Science Institute – Redwood City

Crissy Field Center – San Francisco

Randall Museum – San Francisco

Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley – San Jose

CuriOdyssey at Coyote Point – San Mateo

The Marine Mammal Center – Sausalito

Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary – Tiburon

Lindsay Wildlife Museum – Walnut Creek

Elkhorn Slough National Estuary Research Preserve – Watsonville

Tiny Treks – Peninsula, South Bay

 

Horse Riding

Mar Vista Stable – Daly City

Friendly Pony Parties – Half Moon Bay

Horizons East Equestrian Center – Livermore

Rancho Saguaro – Martinez

California Riding Academy – Menlo Park

Miwok Livery Stables – Mill Valley

Skylark Ranch – Pescadero

Seven Oaks Farm – Portola Valley

Spring Down Equestrian Center – Portola Valley

Webb Ranch – Portola Valley

Monterey Bay Equestrian Center – Salinas

Cevalo Riding Academy – San Jose

North Gait Equestrian Center – Walnut Creek

 

Amusement Park

 
Great America ~ Santa Clara
Fairyland ~ Oakland
 
Happy Hollow ~ San Jose
 
 
Gilroy Gardens ~ Gilroy
 
Small World Park ~ Pittsburg
 
San Francisco Zoo ~ San Francisco
 
Oakland Zoo ~ Oakland
 
Aqua Adventure – Fremont
Raging Waters – San Jose
 
Disneyland ~ Anaheim
 
Legoland ~ Carlsbad