Tilden Regional Park: This review covers a hilly two mile loop hike from the entrance located at the intersection of Grizzly Peak Blvd, Centennial Drive and Golf Course drive across the street from UC Berkeley Botanical Garden and Lawrence Hall of Science. Watch for the small brown Tilden Regional Park sign at the intersection and head down Golf Course Drive.
Mariposa Grove is a sequoia grove near Wawona California US in Yosemite National Park. It is the largest grove of Giant Sequoias in the park + 15 Best Things to Do in Yosemite National Park // http://localadventurer.com
Where to see waterfalls in the San Francisco Bay Area: Check out these local Silicon Valley and Santa Cruz Mountain hiking trails that go to stunning waterfalls that are only visible in the winter months!
Travertine Springs – Death Valley, California: These hot springs in the heart of Death Valley are easy access, just drive up and jump in. Because the water is hot year round, you can even visit in the winter and take a soak surrounded by a snowy valley (though the road may not be plowed).