Las Gallinas Valley Sanitary District Trail, San Rafael
An approximately 2-mile walk or ride from the parking lot/trailhead at the Sanitary District parking lot, this segment of Bay Trail will take you past the treatment ponds where birds and birdwatchers gather, then out to the District’s outer levee seemingly miles from anywhere.
Hamilton Field History Museum, Novato
Learn about the rich aviation history of Hamilton Field explored through photographs and artifact displays, as well as a multi-media projection mural.
Las Gallinas Sanitary District Wildlife Area, San Rafael
Waste water treatment plants often provide birders excellent opportunities to see marshland species from levee trails encircling ponds, and Las Gallinas includes wildlife viewing as part of its mission. Numerous waterfowl including Cackling Goose, Erurasion Wigeon, Osprey, Golden Eagle, Ferruginous Hawk, four species of falcon and the Great Horned Owl have been spotted here. Birding is best fall through spring.