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China Camp State Park to institute fee program for trail use

The effects of the state budget crunch are about to be felt locally for trail users at China Camp State Park, one of the parks on the California endangered parks list recently “saved” from closure. A new Park Use Fee schedule has been announced in order to subsidize park operations. The fees are part of […]

01.08.2013 Advocacy Read the full story →
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680 Trail Construction – Marin, CA

Whenever I think of the riding in Marin, I have mixed feelings about the whole place. On one hand, it’s the birth place of mountain biking, and there is fantastic terrain located a relatively short distance from a major population area.  However, as we all know, only  the smallest fraction of it is legally accessible […]

10.21.2011 North Bay Read the full story →

Poor Trail Marketing at Annadel?

The Sonoma Trails Council is promoting a trail work day that is coming up on April 30th at Annadel (in the Northern Bay Area). In an effort to get more volunteers out to help with the work day they posted the following images with some almost ironic captions: Do you want your trails to look […]

04.20.2011 Blog Read the full story →
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Oat Hill Mine Trail, Calistoga, California

The Oat Hill Mine Trail is more of a road than a trail. A former stage coach route, this route leads to a former mining camp in Calistoga, California. While it’s a bit of a haul from the heart of the bay area, the views and the rocky tread make it worth checking out at […]

12.01.2010 Bay Area Read the full story →