The East Bay has a variety of views unique to its location near the San Francisco Bay and the Oakland hills. Check out some options.
Bay Area Ridge Trail: Views to ‘stir your soul’
El Corte de Madera Open Space Preserve: Full of treats
Joseph D Grant County Park – Valley: Flat broad valley, views up Mt. Hamilton
Joseph D Grant County Park – Ridge: Spectacular walk along high ridge. Great views. Any distance.
Martinez- John Muir’s House: Muir’s ranch and Full Moon Hike up Mt. Wanda
Martin Griffin Preserve: A great place for bird watching
Mission Peak: Steep climb, great views at summit
Mt. Diablo State Park: Great views and late season wildflowers
Open spaces: So many options
Pleasanton Ridge: A lackluster walk above Highway 680
Sierra Vista Open Space Preserve: Steep climb to great view – 4+ mile loop
Skyline-to-Sea Trail: A classic Bay Area backpack trip
Sunol Regional Wilderness: Flat, 3-mile walk to deep canyon