A Trail Guide contributor for the CalParks App. A Partnership between the California State Parks Foundation (CSPF), State Parks, and EveryTrail.
One of the most enjoyable aspects of working on these CalParks Aps..."Getting lost" so you don't have to! Lost in this context refers to taking wrong turns when signs are missing or extra unmapped roads and trails show up.
I've become pretty used to going cross country while doing back country survey work so sticking to trails is actually a lot of fun.
Just off Highway One in Half Moon Bay, four small beaches stretching south from Montara Mountain form the gentle two-mile curve of fine, white sand that is Half Moon Bay State Beach. To the east... more
At the eastern fringe of the San Francisco Bay Region, Mount Diablo, elevation 3,849 feet, stands alone on the edge of California’s great Central Valley. At this point, the Coast Range consists... more
Nestled along the shore of the San Pablo Bay, China Camp State Park offers magnificent panoramic views of the waterfront and miles of multi-use trails. History buffs, water enthusiasts, hikers,... more
Jack London State Historic Park is a memorial to writer and adventurer Jack London, who made his home at the site from 1905 until his death in 1916. The park was once part of the famous writer's... more
The serene, majestic beauty of this Grove is a living reminder of the magnificent primeval redwood forest that covered much of this area before logging operations began during the 19th century.... more
Long sandy beaches below rugged headlands, a craggy coastline with natural arches, and secluded coves are features that make Sonoma Coast State Park one of California's most scenic attractions.... more