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Don Edwards San Francisco National Wildlife Refuge

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Beautiful Sun set

This place is the good place for hiking and to watching the sun set. And it is free of parking. The... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Yuki94539
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Fremont, California
Serene, Easy to Hike, Beautiful Sunset

Very easy to walk on trails. Mostly dirt (some rocks) for a quick outdoor family walk. Currently... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
humudog
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Newark, California
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

Yesterday we visited the "Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge", which is very close to the Coyote Hills. It is a quiet and beautiful place to visit and also a very good place for hiking, biking, and picnic. I shared more details in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Yanchun Z
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This place is the good place for hiking and to watching the sun set. And it is free of parking. The trails are very easy, and there are many kinds of birds, it is great place for taking the photo for the birds. At evening,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Yuki94539
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Very easy to walk on trails. Mostly dirt (some rocks) for a quick outdoor family walk. Currently, roadway into park is being retrograded to be earthquake safe so it's sharing one lane with opposite traffic. Park is open sunrise to sunset. Not too crowded and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank humudog
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Don Edwards San Francisco National Wildlife Refuge is a excellent place to observed Natures Animals and there habitat. Miles and Miles of rich verdant wetlands. There are docents there to explain what it is all about and beautiful trails that go out into the wetlands...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank William S
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Don Edwards is a famous game show host of the 70s. He gets this park and is now the man of the hour.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bibsie D
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Nice place for a hike. You can make it as long or as short as you want, and the views are spectacular. I don't think you'll look at the Dumbarton Bridge the same way next time you drive over it!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank William M
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The work that they are doing here to restore the wetlands in San Francisco Bay is absolutely incredible!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Tom G
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Don Edwards is a great place if you love to walk. Its not crowded like other places in bay Area. There is a 5 mile trek which I do it on daily. If you are looking for a great walk experience, this is the place...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank RyanBangar
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The Don Edwards wildlife refuge is a nice place to walk around and explore. It is also bicycle accessible and has nice trails that go around the refuge and also connects to Coyote Hills, which enable you to make it a nice long workout if...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Roberto L
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to understand how wild life refuge works. Every month, there is a twilight march walk to understand the salt marsh, plants, habitat, birds. It is fun to learn while walking on the hills bathed in sunset. There is no entrance...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Response from Robert T | Reviewed this property |
At various times I've seen snowy egrets, turkey vultures, coopers hawks, mallard and other ducks, loons, Canadian geese, grebes, sparrows, mockingbirds, plovers, terns, seagulls, robins, and juncos, but I might have missed a... More
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