Best Bay Area Hikes Near Palo Alto

About 10 month(s) ago by Greystone Hotels
Best Bay Area Hikes Near Palo Alto

With beautiful natural wonders nearby, Creekside Inn is ideally-located near the best bay area hikes. Whether you're looking for a strenuous challenge or a relaxing walk, you'll find it within easy reach of our boutique Palo Alto hotel.

One of San Francisco's largest tracts of undisturbed marshland, Baylands Nature Preserve features fifteen miles of multi-use trails that wind through a unique mixture of tidal and fresh water habitats. Popular with college students and Silicon Valley professionals, the Stanford Dish loop is ideal for walking, running and hiking. The 1.4-mile Arastradero Preserve Redtail Loop Trail offers a nice, quick hike for children, while the 8.1-mile Long loop at Hidden Villa provides a half-day course for more daring hikers. Don't forget to check out Matadero Creek as it flows into the Palo Alto Flood Basin joining Adoe Creek in the Palo Alto Baylands.

For those in search of breathtaking scenic wonders, Bear Gulch and Alambique Trails, Wunderlich County Park is a prime destination. This 8.7-mile trail brings hikers alongside second-growth redwood, oak, madrone and open meadows. Lasting about a half-day, it's a time investment that will yield lasting memories.

Renowned for its spectacular views, Palo Alto is a perfect destination for hiking. With so many trails to choose from, however, it can be hard to choose just one. When you stay at our boutique Palo Alto hotel, our experienced staff will help you choose a trail that's suitable for your mood and physical abilities. You'll also enjoy spacious, beautifully-appointed rooms and exceptional guest service in one of the country's most beautiful travel destinations. Questions? Contact us today to make your reservations.

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