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5 Ways To Get Outdoors With Dad On Father’s Day

There’s something for everyone in the great outdoors, whether your preferred landscape is rural, urban or the highway to somewhere else.

06/01/2014

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Under-The-Radar National Parks

Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.

04/29/2014

Talus left by recent rockfall. (Yosemite National Park)

16,000 Tons Of Rock Slide 500 Feet Down Yosemite Cliff, Some Into Hetch Hetchy Reservoir

Officials at Yosemite National Park say a massive amount of rock has fallen from a cliff, closing a hiking trail.

04/07/2014

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Outdoor Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

Get creative this Valentine’s Day with a date outdoors, no matter what climate you live in.

01/19/2014

A video posted online called "I Made a 'Friend' on the Mountain...Wait for it," shows a hiker and a man wearing a ski mask on Montara Mountain near Pacifica. (LiveLeak.com / CBS)

Video Of Hiker, Masked Man Spooks Pacifica Residents

A video of a female hiker on a Montara Mountain trail juxtaposed with a shot of a man wearing a ski mask has frightened viewers who came across it online, leading Pacifica police to investigate the video’s origin.

10/02/2013

View from Mount Tamalpais (credit: parks.ca.gov)

Tom Stienstra’s Top 5 Bay Area Mountain Tops

In the Bay Area, Tom Stienstra lists the top five mountain tops that show you why our region is the best of any metro area…

09/26/2013

Summer Hiking

Great Summer Workouts To Get You Out Of The Gym And Into The Sunshine

Everyone knows how beneficial it is to get a certain amount of exercise per day but occasionally we need a bit of advice to make the right choice.

06/17/2013

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The Peninsula’s Best Public Beaches And Reservoirs To Spend A Summer Day

Lying on a blanket and improving your tan isn’t the only activity available at the beach, so choose your beach according to the day. Here are a handful of options near the Peninsula from which to choose.

CBS San Francisco–06/08/2013

Visitors ascend the Half Dome cables in Yosemite National Park, California, during a busy summer day. (National Parks Service)

Yosemite’s Half Dome Opens For Summer Hiking Season

A summer rite of passage is underway at Yosemite National Park, where the handrails on Half Dome are in place and hikers began scaling the granite monolith Friday morning.

05/24/2013

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Bat Found Along Los Gatos Trail Tests Positive For Rabies

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department has issued a notice to hikers in Los Gatos that a bat found near a trail has tested positive for the rabies virus, a deputy health officer said.

05/17/2013

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