Bay Area Hiker: Bair Island

Bair Island

Featured hike
0.0: Start at the gated entrance to Bair Island. Turn left at a three-way junction.
1.9: Junction. A shortcut trail departs to the right, heading back to the trailhead from an unmarked but obvious junction. Continue straight.
3.0: Path ends back at the trailhead.

Getting there:
From US 101 in San Mateo County, exit Whipple Road. Drive east on Whipple, and where the road curves sharply right (just past the 101 northbound entrance/exit ramps), carefully pull off into the small dirt lot on the left.

GPS coordinates* for trailhead:
Latitude 3729'52.93"N
(* based on Google Earth data, shown as degrees, minutes, seconds)

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