Hiking San Francisco

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Those Redwoods Sure are Heavy!

Places to hike in the San Francisco area, by guest writer Alex Genadinik.

Where to Hike in and Around San Francisco

San Francisco and the Bay Area are known to have great outdoors unlike any other place in the world.  One big reason that accounts for many of the unique qualities of northern California nature is its proximity to the Pacific Ocean.  Most places in the world have a dry season where there is almost no rain that brings moisture to the vegetation.  While the Bay Area also has a pretty long dry season, the fog that comes in from the ocean provides enough moisture to help the giant redwood trees and many other plants to thrive throughout the Bay Area.

Here are some great outdoor spots to hike and experience when visiting San Francisco and Bay Area.  Read the rest of the article.