The metropolitan province of San Francisco Bay Area is surrounding Northern California’s San Francisco and San Pablo bays. There are more than 100 cities that have more than 7 million people combined and it cover up approx 7,000 square miles.
The San Francisco Bay Area’s climate varied based on land and plant.It’s developed trails create one of the world’s best places to hike virtually every day of the year. You can see the rainy season of December to March has its benefits like Storms cleanse the skies of hanging fog and open up fantastic views of the bay.
Here we have given a guideline of some excellent and attractive bay areas features for hiking in San Francisco:
- Angel Island Loop Trail. If you want to go the Angel Island Loop, then you have to take a ferry to reach there, the largest island in San Francisco Bay. The island has a fascinating history, which you can know from local people. The trail winds to the top of 788-foot (240-meter) Mt. Caroline Livermore from where you can enjoy at Ayala Cove, Tiburon, and the Golden Gate.
- Matt Davis-Steep Ravine Loop, Mount Tamalpais State Park: This is located just north of the Golden Gate Bridge, 2,571-foot (784-meter).Its redwood groves, oak woodlands, and stunning views were fantastic. There are more than 50 miles of trail here for hiking.The Steep Ravine Loop via the Matt Davis Trail is one of the most famous bay for hikers as its attract the Stinson Beach Trailhead, lush canyon, waterfalls and a wide range of flora and fauna.
- Coast Trail from Palomarin Trailhead to Alamere Falls, Point Reyes National Seashore. It has more than 150 miles of hiking trails crisscross Point Reyes National Seashore gives you an impressive wilderness area with more than 1,500 species of plants and animals spreading out among its beaches, exposed grasslands and forested edge. The interesting thing is that in summer and fall, yellow jackets can be a problem, although park staff post notices of problem areas. The 7.5-mile out-and-back trail to Alamere Falls, a 40-foot waterfall, which drop into the Pacific Ocean. This is not too tough, although it was having two tricky scrambles near the end after you pass Pelican Lake — one is a downhill cut through bare rock and the second one a drop to the beach via soft rock.
- Castle Rock State Park. This is located along the crest of the Santa Cruz Mountains, and this state park is filled with redwoods, steep canyons, and unusual rock formations.Here Its 4.7-mile partial loop trail is never be crowded so that you can enjoy the fantastic scenery with the peaceful mind.
- Summit Loop, San Bruno Mountain County Park. An easy 3.5-mile loop takes you to San Bruno’s 1,314-foot summit and back along dirt trails. This trail is well-groomed, although some rocky. But still, it’s considered a good hike for beginners.Its views are excellent. Spring wildflowers that pop up here — lupine, blue dicks, and manroot are outstanding.
- Poison oak is the brother of Bay Area hikers: it comes into view near narrow trails pretty much everywhere.
- Rattlesnakes show up occasionally on some trails. But they will not do anything if You give them a lot of room to escape.
- Mountain lion warnings appear and almost all Bay Area parks, but they are not an endangered or even threatened species — but people hardly ever see them. You just memorize the warnings before go, especially if you’re hiking with small children.
So you can find the San Francisco Bay Areas offer excellent hiking trails at many different skill levels like Its has a short family friend hikes and another side more challenging hike also it has.Now your turn which area and which hiking you will choose. Just make a decision and go out on the weekend.