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Byxbee Park

2375 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto, CA
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Easy hike by salt marshes and creeks

Leashed dogs are allowed here and the trails are easy walking, although, after several hours, I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sharon L
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Palo Alto, California
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Nice hiking, some good views, some bird watching

You can hike on the levees from Byxbee Park to Mountain View's Shoreline Park - it's about 2 miles... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2016
650MEP
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Palo Alto, California
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3 days ago
“Easy hike by salt marshes and creeks”
3 May 2016
“Nice hiking, some good views, some bird watching”
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2375 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto, CA
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Leashed dogs are allowed here and the trails are easy walking, although, after several hours, I wished I wore heavier soled shoes.......most of the trails were on pebbley terrain. I saw a multitude of different birds and rabbits on the marsh. I followed the Adobe...More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 3 May 2016

You can hike on the levees from Byxbee Park to Mountain View's Shoreline Park - it's about 2 miles to the pump house (which is the closest side of the Mountain View section to Byxbee) or continue past the pump house to Shoreline Lake (a...More

Thank 650MEP
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This was our very first evening in California experience. Excellent. Go with a local if at all possible as there is plenty of local history to learn about. The city is doing a great job of making a park out of dump lands, salt marshes,...More

Thank Ellen F
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Best part about Byxbee is you can bring your dog friend on a leash. It is a great place for long, meandering walks and birdwatching, with some outdoor art installations that make you go "hmm...".

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 13 April 2013

When you first arrive, it can be a bit underwhelming, but this is the sort of spot that grows on you. You will share the wide gravel paths with walkers, dog walkers, runners and bikers. You can see for miles and if you are paying...More

Thank Colleen D
Reviewed 19 November 2012

I like running here. It's flat, you're running along a levee, you can see for miles, and you can just keep running. The only problem is there isn't much of a loop - you just out and back, even if you run all the way...More

Thank bbulkow
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