On April 19, thirty-nine Whole Foods Markets in Northern California donated 5% of their revenue to support the Bay Area Ridge Trail raising more then $185,000. Thank you for supporting the Ridge Trail with your shopping.
Find a Ridge Trail event

Enter to win prizes!

Sign up here and be automatically entered to win prizes from Whole Foods Market and REI Co-op! Entry closes April 29, 2018

Sign up here and you could win:
Grand Prize!
  • An REI Co-op hosted camping trip on Angel Island this summer
  • Hiking gear including a backpack and hiking poles from REI Co-op
  • $250 Whole Foods Market gift card
First Prize!
  • $250 Whole Foods Market gift card
Second Prize!
  • A private hike for you and ten friends, guided by Bay Area Ridge Trail staff and local experts.
Plus! Everyone who signs up will receive exclusive access to 5 customized Whole Foods Market + Ridge Trail self-guided outings. See the complete rules, terms and conditions.

Get Outside. Get Involved.

Spring is here, and it’s a perfect time to explore all that the Ridge Trail has to offer. 375+ miles of inspiration await.
Find Your Local Wild Hiking and Biking Series
Friday - Sunday, April 27-29
Skyline Wilderness Park: Atlas Fire Repair
Mileage: 0 miles, Moderate
Join the Ridge Trail, Skyline Wilderness Park, and VOCal for a weekend of fire repair to the Ridge Trail in Napa County! Participants can camp out and help out all weekend, or just join the trail crew on Saturday and/or Sunday. This trail work weekend will feature trail reconstruction, bridge and retaining wall repair, hazard tree removal, and more!
Sunday, May 6 / 10 a.m.
East Bay Tilden to Wildcat Bike Adventure
Mileage: 22 miles, Moderate
Join Austin McInerny, President of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) and Bay Area Ridge Trail Council Board Member, for a 22-mile mountain bike adventure along the Ridge Trail through Tilden Regional Park and Wildcat Canyon Regional Park.
Saturday, May 12 / 9 a.m.
Mt Tamalpais in Marin
Mileage: 8.5 miles, Moderate
Explore the Dipsea Trail and hike into Muir Woods. We’ll make a short lunch stop and end at the Tourist Club.
Friday, May 18 / 5:15 p.m.
Russian Ridge Sunset Hike and Hops
Mileage: 5 miles, Easy to Moderate
Join REI Co-op and our local park partners for a gorgeous hike at one of the best places to view the sunset in the San Francisco Bay Area. After the hike, relax in the REI lounge, munch on appetizers and enjoy some local brews courtesy of Fort Point Beer while watching the sunset over the Pacific Ocean. This sunset hike is about 5 miles round trip with 700+ feet of elevation gain.


The Ridge Trail circles the Bay with 375 miles (and growing) of adventures. Find the trail in all 9 Bay Area counties.