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The popular Bay Trail Map Deck is available at select outdoor retailers and visitor centers, or under the “buy maps” tab.
Celebrating 30 Years of the Bay Trail!!
It has been thirty years since the adoption of the San Francisco Bay Trail Plan in 1989 and the Bay Trail Project is recognizing this milestone with events, ribbon-cuttings, promotions and give-aways throughout the year. Find out all about it on our Facebook page and Twitter feed.
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Silicon Valley Bike Summit
City of Mountain View Community Center, 201 Rengstorff Avenue
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Join the 9th Annual Silicon Valley Bike Summit, the region’s largest gathering of active transportation leaders and organizers from government, the private sector, non-profits, and the general public. To register (fee) click here.
Saturday, August 3, 2019
Jack London Square, Oakland
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Pedalfest is a free annual festival, bringing together an estimated 20,000 bike lovers and bike-curious people to Jack London Square. A celebration of bikes, food, and family, Pedalfest is produced by Bike East Bay to promote bicycling and bike-friendly communities across the East Bay. Join us for a day of bicycle shenanigans, an amphibious bike race, dare-devil stunts, art bikes, pedal-powered live music and carnival. PLUS: the first 1,000 people to RSVP get a free ice cream cone from Ben and Jerry’s Jack London Square! For more information and to RSVP click here.
Saturday, August 10, 2019
Rosie Rally Home Front Festival
Craneway Pavilion, 1414 Harbour Way S, Richmond
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Come to this free and family-friendly event for fun, festivities, great food, costume contests, dancing and more gathering to celebrate the legacy of Rosie the Riveter, an icon for women across the world. For more information and to register click here.
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Why Tides Matter
Environmental Education Center, 1751 Grand Avenue, Alviso
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Sponsored by the San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society, docent Laurel Stell will talk and walk you through all things tides. What are they? How do they affect wildlife? How have humans reshaped the Bay’s tidal lands? Program starts indoors but will move outside for an easy 0.5-mile walk. All ages are welcome, bring your whole family! Reservations recommended. Questions? Hope: 408-262-5513 ext. 104. To register click here.
Sunday, August 18, 2019
Open Road with Doug McConnell–Bay Trail 30th Anniversary Special
6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Join beloved TV celebrity Doug McConnell on NBC Bay Area where we’ll circle San Francisco Bay to explore one of the greatest recreational treasures in northern California, the San Francisco Bay Trail. The Bay Trail was born 30 years ago as an audacious idea and is now 356 miles long and growing by the shore of the Bay. We’ll follow the trail as it passes through the heart of the San Francisco waterfront, past wetlands alive with nature, next to the campus of a Silicon Valley giant and over a beautiful new bridge soaring high above the Bay.
Sunday, September 8, 2019
East Bay: Carquinez Shoreline to Port Costa
Carquinez Strait Regional Shoreline, Port Costa, Contra Costa County
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Join Greenbelt Alliance on a late summer outing that’s off the beaten path to hike through beautiful Carquinez Regional Shoreline, then follow a path down to the hidden hamlet of Port Costa. This is an easy to moderate three-mile round trip hike on trails and streets with a few sections of steep up and down. Meet at the parking area for Eckley Pier, rain cancels. Bring water, snack or lunch, dress in layers and wear good hiking shoes. Bring poles if you normally use them. If you have questions about this outing, email Ken Lavin or phone him at 415-543-6771 x321. For more information and to RSVP (required) click here.
Saturday, October 5, 2019
All around San Francisco Bay
Bay Day unites Bay Area communities to celebrate San Francisco Bay, its people and wildlife. Like Earth Day for the Bay, this official holiday presents the perfect opportunity to explore and discover the beauty and diversity of our Bay. For more information about events around the region click here.