San Francisco Bay Trail

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San Francisco Bay Trail, BATA, Regional Agencies Open New Park

News Story

A sparkling, new shoreline public park near the Bay Bridge in Oakland was dedicated Wednesday, the project brought to fruition with help from the San Francisco Bay Trail and the Bay Area Toll

Bay Day Trail Challenge Starts Thursday

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Save The Bay is celebrating its 5th Annual Bay Day with a month-long Bay Day Trail Challenge in October. Starting October 1, take the Bay Day Trail Challenge and pledge to walk, run, bike, wheel, or

New Bay Trail Segment Opening Friday on Peninsula

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A small section of pathway in East Palo Alto connecting more than 80 miles of San Francisco Bay Trail will have a virtual opening Friday morning. The new trail will be open to the public following the

New San Francisco Bay Trail Maps Now Available

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The latest edition of updated San Francisco Bay Trail maps is now available. The nifty box set features 25 map cards with trail route descriptions on the back, a full fold-out map, index card, and one

San Francisco Bay Trail featured, pre-COVID

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The San Francisco Bay Trail is the focus of an OpenRoad episode hosted by Doug McConnell on NBC Bay Area. It's important to note it was shot before COVID-19 arrived. The program highlights the Bay

San Francisco Bay Trail Anniversary Gets National Attention

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The November issue of the American Planning Association's Planning Magazine features the 30th anniversary of the San Francisco Bay Trail. Author Timothy Beatley — an internationally recognized

Bay Trail Contest Winner gets "lost in the actual beauty of the Bay.”

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Maxwell Corleone of Hayward first explored the San Francisco Bay Trail through a middle school science club biking from the San Leandro Marina to the Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center without ever

San Francisco Bay Trail Announces “Share Your 30” Contest

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In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the San Francisco Bay Trail, the San Francisco Bay Trail Project is launching a “Share Your 30” contest to inspire Bay Area residents and visitors to get out

Bay Trail Summit: Envisioning a Complete San Francisco Bay Trail

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Bay Area planners, advocates and decision-makers gathered in late September to discuss a vision they all share for a completed Bay Trail - 500 continuous miles of shoreline paths ringing the entirety

Smart Phone Audio Tour Showcases Accessible San Francisco Bay Trail

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The San Francisco Bay Trail Project launched an innovative free smart phone audio tour app to guide trail enthusiasts along segments of the Bay Trail. "The Bay Trail on Tour enables people of all ages



The Bay Trail with Doug McConnell


The Bay Trail covers most of the Bay Area's 500-mile shoreline, and its wonders truly are amazing.