Curated Trail Adventures.

We have hand selected Ridge Trail adventures for you to explore.

Windy Hill

Grab your coat and kite and head for Windy Hill. Named for its distinctive, breezy grass-covered hilltop, this peninsula landmark rewards hikers with views that can't be beat.

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Skyline Ridge Tree Farm

Explore this scenic and tranquil section of the Santa Cruz that is perfect for hikers of all abilities. Make it a holiday adventure and visit the Skyline Ridge Christmas Tree Farm, where you can harvest your very own tree.

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Top 3 Napa County Loops

Discover tranquil forests, trek across rugged terrain, and step off the beaten path to experience the beauty of Napa County beyond its picturesque vineyards.

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Hike, Bike, or Climb the Rocky-Ridges Tour

Explore the ridgeline of two vast parks–Sanborn County Park and Castle Rock State Park. Whether you're hiking, biking, climbing, or camping–this hike has something for everyone.

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5 Family-Friendly Ridge Trail Hikes

Looking for your next fun family outing? Take in some fresh air and explore the great outdoors together with five of our favorite family-friendly hikes.

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East Bay Hills Excursion

Hike, bike, or ride this section of Ridge Trail to see the varied beauty that East Bay has to offer. Work your way through redwoods, descend into wooded canyons, and climb to open grasslands.

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Mount Sutro Stroll, San Francisco

Step into a fantastic hidden oasis of green in San Francisco that is perfect for escaping the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Ridge Trail's 7 Best Mountain Bikes

Check out seven of our favorite spots around the Bay for a mountain bike adventure. From the Marin Headlands to the Crockett Hills, these rides offer a chance to leave behind busy roads and take in the fresh air and scenic views along the trail. 

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Marin Ocean View Loop, Marin

Discover some of the most breathtaking vistas the Bay Area has to offer on this fantastic loop.

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Carquinez Strait Scenic Loop Trail: Top 3 Ridge Trail Routes

Explore the Carquinez Strait Scenic Loop Trail. From family-friendly to mountain bike pump and flow to California history, Carquinez Strait has something for everyone. Get the best of Vallejo, Benicia, Crockett, and Mount Wanda.

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3 Day Self-Guided "Dine and Hike" in Los Gatos

Looking for a multi-day hike adventure? Take our maps and this itinerary and see the wide variety of natural beauty (and restaurants!) the Peninsula and the South Bay has to offer.

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Petaluma Park Tour, Sonoma

Enjoy Helen Putnam Regional Park’s grassy hillsides and groves of heritage oaks as well as other Petaluma Parks connected by the Ridge Trail.

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Wunderlich to Huddart County Park, Woodside

Follow the gently graded Skyline Trail through redwood and Douglas-fir forests just below the crest of the Santa Cruz Mountains.

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Tilden to Redwood Regional Park, Berkeley

Climb to dramatic views from San Pablo Ridge, descend to wooded streamsides, and traverse open grasslands.

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Western Ridge Section: Marin to Hillsborough

Start out at Lucas Valley Open Space Preserve in Marin and enjoy the stunning views of Big Rock Ridge, Bolinas and Mount Tam.

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