Sunset from Juniper Campground, Mount Diablo State Park *** WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour *** For more photos of this sunset, see Summer Solstice: Sunset from Mount Diablo Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour
Love this place!! Great for both kids and adults… huge sandstone rock formations to climb, small caves to explore, gorgeous views, fun hiking trails… what’s not to like?? You’ll find Rock City in Mount Diablo State Park, on South Gate Road, near the Live Oak Campground. For more information about Mount Diablo, visit the website… Mount Diablo State Park. Photos from our visit, June 21st … Continue reading Rock City: Mount Diablo State Park
Over the past several years, I’ve tried running at just about every park in the Pleasanton through Danville area, searching for ones with trails both long enough for a nice-length run and shady enough to provide protection from our blaring summer heat. I’ve decided my favorite is Osage Station Park in Danville. The trail looping around the park is about 3/4 miles long, perfect for … Continue reading Osage Station Park: Roses and Running
Photo taken May 8th, 2013 Osage Station Park, Danville Stay tuned! More roses tomorrow! Continue reading Silent Saturday: Rose
Photos taken January 21st, 2013 Hap Magee Ranch Park, Danville, California Continue reading How many of you remember these?
Photos from a hike in Mount Diablo State Park earlier this week with my Nature Time playgroup. We hiked a section of the Trail Through Time, from the Rock City parking lot to (and up) Sentinel Rock, allowing the kids to climb and play on and in the limestone rock structures and caves as much as they wanted. Kid-heaven!! For more information about Mount Diablo … Continue reading Silent Saturday: Trail Through Time, Rock City, Mount Diablo
The weather is warming up, so it’s time to find fun outdoor activities for the kids that incorporate water play. Kids love to play in water… any kind of water! The play areas I’ve included in this list are all free and are located within local community parks. If the features aren’t already on in the park near you, they will be beginning this Memorial … Continue reading Ten Fun East Bay Parks with Free Water Play Features