60 Hikes in 60 Miles in 60 Weeks: Week Eleven
Coyote Hills Regional Park
|Aptly named Red Hill Trail|
A 5.1 mile loop through a marsh, then up and down grassy hills fronting the bay.
November is prime birdwatching time at Coyote Hills. Normally by now our "winter" rains have begun and the marsh is super soggy. Take advantage of late rains by hiking at Coyote Hills before the deluges begin.
If you can't make it this week:
Stunning in late winter, when the hills are emerald green.
Be sure to check the park's eucalyptus trees for monarch butterflies!
Coyote Hills is hike number 23 in 60 Hikes in 60 Miles: San Francisco (third edition). Read about this hike on BAHiker.
Huddart County Park woods loop. Modern technology can connect people to nature in many ways, but there is no app to replicate the delicious smell of the woods. Breathe deeply on this 4.5 mile through great-smelling California bays, Douglas firs, and redwoods.
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