Parks & Rec

Parks & Recreation

Go Play Outside!

Who knew Silicon Valley is an outdoor recreation wonderland? Well, we did. Check out our Parks and Rec section.

Calero County Park

Amazing but true: Calero County Park has ponds and a reservoir. Brendan Bane photo.

Hikers, horses and boaters welcome.

Uvas Canyon County Park

Upper Falls is flowing after a rainy winter. Photo by Christian Yungert.

A hidden canyon full of waterfalls.

Bean Hollow SB

A 1-mile trail connects the main Bean Hollow beach and Pebble Beach. Molly Lautamo photo.

A miniature bay and bizarre rock formations.

Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve

Those golden waves along the Ridge Trail.

High views from oak & meadow trails.

Gray Whale Cove

A lovely little stretch of sand. Photo by Juliette Spirson.

A sheltered beach and inland trail.

Sam McDonald County Park

The Sierra Club Hiker's Hut at the border of Pescadero Creek and Sam McDonald county parks is available for rent.

The Heritage Grove and a hiker's hut.

Rancho San Antonio

On Sunday afternoons, trails in the lower section of the park double as community promenade. Traci Hukill photo.

Maybe the Peninsula's most beloved park.

Butano State Park

A creek crossing on Mill Ox Trail. Kelsey Farabee photo.

Redwood camping near the coast.

Memorial Park

A toppled redwood at Memorial Park. Photo by Caducosity/CC.

Camp and picnic among ancient redwoods.