Monday, June 29, 2020

Walking the Bill Lockyer Trail


I went out and walked the Bill Lockyer Trail on Hayward Shoreline the other day. Lockyer was our local state assemblyman when I was growing up. He went on to become California's Attorney General and State Treasurer.

In 1987, he wrote up legislation to create a Bay Trail which he envisoned as a 500-mile-long hiking and cycling path, a continuous recreational corridor with bayshore parks and protected natural habitats, that encircled the San Francisco and San Pablo Bays. Thirty-Three years later, there is 293 miles open to joggers, walkers and cyclists. I walked the segment of the trail along the Hayward Shoreline named after "The Father of the Bay Trail":








Those are the salt flats of the San Francisco Bay and you can smell it



After walking for a while you get a nice view or two:



The Bill Lockyer Trail is a great place to walk and enjoy some nature.

22 comments:

  1. wonderful nature, yes, enjoy to observe.
    Have a wonderful day

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  2. Nice to be out in nature. You had some good views!

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  3. Our walking paths aren't quite as interesting. Great views.

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  4. Those are some very pretty views!

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  5. Great views! We walked 70 miles in 3 days about 6 years ago in Spain for the "Camino". An experience I'll never forget!
    Jann

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  6. I would never have thought of salt flats in San Francisco. Thanks for again showing me something new... #MLSTL

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  7. California has so many interesting eco systems - enjoyed your photos!

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  8. Looks lovely Patrick - there seems to be a real hiking flavour to #MLSTL this week - obviously the nice weather is bringing people out into nature for a stroll!

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  9. Hello,
    Nice trail and views, I love the egret! Have a great day!

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  10. A walk in nature is great for the body and mind.

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  11. Wow, it looks like a lovely walk! I'm hoping to get some time out in nature during my time off in the coming week.

    Thanks as always for dropping by my WW and stay safe!

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  12. Beautiful egret!
    Thanks for sharing at https://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2020/06/sink-drink.html

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  13. What a glorious place to go out too loved the photos thanks for taking us on the trail :-)

    Have a safetastic week 😷😷😷

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  14. What a lovely place for a walk. It's beautiful.

    Have a fabulous Wordless Wednesday, Patrick. 😎

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  15. Thanks for sharing these great shots! I guess it makes sense to have the salt flats but it's not something you hear about often.

    'My Corner of the World' is happy to see you this week! Thanks for linking.

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  16. That looks like an awesome path, Patrick! I am in the middle of a 30-day hiking challenge and currently am loving every minue of it.

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  17. That's the kind of place I like!

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  18. Lovely photos Patrick. Looks lovely and peaceful here too :)

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  19. A beautiful trail and nice legacy. Thanks Patrick for sharing this with us. #MLSTL

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  20. A lovely nature trail Patrick. Thanks for sharing at #MLSTL. Have a lovely weekend.

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