Bay Area Hiker: 60 Hikes within 60 Miles book

"60 Hikes within 60 Miles: San Francisco," 3rd edition -- now available!
Order the book at Amazon, or your local book seller using the ISBN "0897325087". Menasha Ridge page for the the book.

Read SF Chronicle writer Paul McHugh's article, "Taking it nice and slow: author Huber enjoys the view during Bay hikes."

Praise for 1st edition:
"Huber offers more than a map and directions, she offers experiences, ones you shouldn't miss, all within 60 miles of home." Bay Nature

Acclaim for the website:
"For those of you who enjoy moving your feet along rough suburban byways, there is nothing better than, an obsessively complete guide for hikers that is almost exclusively the work of one woman, Jane Huber, to whom we should all be eternally grateful. An invaluable recreational resource." Jon Carroll, San Francisco Chronicle

"60 Hikes within 60 Miles: San Francisco," 3nd edition, hike list:
NORTH BAY (including Marin, Sonoma, and Napa Counties)
1 Angel Island State Park
2 Annadel State Park
3 China Camp State Park
4 Jack London State Historic Park
5 Marin Headlands: Gerbode Valley Loop
6 Mount Burdell Open Space Preserve
7 Mount Tamalpais: Cataract Falls-Potrero Meadows Loop
8 Mount Tamalpais: Matt Davis-Steep Ravine Loop
9 Mount Tamalpais: Mountain Home-Muir Woods Loop
10 Mount Tamalpais: Phoenix Lake
11 Point Reyes National Seashore: Bear Valley to Arch Rock
12 Point Reyes National Seashore: Estero to Drakes Bay
13 Point Reyes National Seashore: Tomales Point
14 Ring Mountain Open Space Preserve
15 Robert Louis Stevenson State Park
16 Samuel P. Taylor State Park
17 Skyline Wilderness Park
18 Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
19 Tomales Bay State Park
EAST BAY (including Alameda and Contra Costa Counties)
20 Anthony Chabot Regional Park
21 Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve
22 Briones Regional Park
23 Coyote Hills Regional Park
24 Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve
25 Las Trampas Regional Wilderness
26 Los Vaqueros Watershed
27 Mission Peak Regional Preserve
28 Morgan Territory Regional Preserve
29 Mount Diablo State Park: Donner Canyon Waterfall Loop
30 Mount Diablo State Park: Mary BowermanTrail
31 Mount Diablo State Park: Mitchell Canyon-Eagle Peak Loop
32 Redwood Regional Park
33 Round Valley Regional Preserve
34 Sunol Regional Wilderness
35 Tilden Regional Park
PENINSULA AND SOUTH BAY (including San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz Counties)
36 Almaden Quicksilver County Park
37 Aņo Nuevo State Park
38 Big Basin Redwoods State Park: Waterfall Loop
39 Castle Rock State Park
40 Edgewood Park and Preserve
41 Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
42 Henry W. Coe State Park
43 Joseph D. Grant County Park
44 Montara Mountain
45 Monte Bello Open Space Preserve
46 Portola Redwoods State Park
47 Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve
48 Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve
49 Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve
50 Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve
51 San Bruno Mountain County Park
52 Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve
53 Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve
54 Sweeney Ridge
55 Uvas Canyon County Park
56 Windy Hill Open Space Preserve
57 Golden Gate Park: Stow Lake
58 Lands End
59 Mount Davidson
60 The Presidio: Batteries to Bluffs

If you have trail condition information, pass it on! My email address is

First edition typos, mistakes, and trail updates are chronicled here.

Upcoming appearances:
None scheduled.

Previous appearances:

20 Great Autumn and Winter Bay Area Hikes, Sports Basement Presidio, October 19, 7pm-8pm.
There are pumpkins on the ground and much of the country is preparing for a long winter nap. But here in the Bay Area you don't have to wait for spring thaw; some destinations are at their best during the "off season." Jane Huber will share some of her favorite autumn and winter hikes, featuring colorful foliage, roaring waterfalls, and early wildflowers at Mount Diablo State Park, Point Reyes National Seashore, and Big Basin Redwoods State Park.
Favorite North Bay hikes for spring, Novato Library, April 13, 7 p.m.
"Saturdays on Q," 88.5 FM (KQED San Francisco) Saturday, March 12 at 1 p.m. (segment available on KQED's audio archive)
Favorite winter and early spring bay area hikes
     Tuesday March 15, 7 p.m. REI Fremont
    Wednesday February 23, 7 p.m. REI San Carlos
    Tuesday March 1, 7 p.m. REI Concord
Best autumn and winter bay area hikes
    September 22, 7 p.m. REI San Carlos
    Thursday October 7, 7 p.m. Sports Basement Presidio
  Thursday November 4, 7 p.m. REI Saratoga
Books by the Bay, Saturday, July 17, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco
Waterfalls, wildflowers, butterflies, and maple leaves: the Bay Area's best seasonal hikes
    April 6, 7 p.m. REI Concord
    April 7, 7 p.m. REI Corte Madera
    April 20, 7:30 p.m. Easy Going Travel Shop and Bookstore, Berkeley
    May 6, 7 p.m. Sports Basement, the Presidio, San Francisco
    May 11, 7 p.m. REI Fremont
    May 18, 7:30 p.m. Books Inc, Mountain View
    June 2, 7 p.m. REI San Francisco
 Photo exhibit, Farley's, San Francisco, May 1-31