East Bay Hills Trails Ride Photo credit: Nick Lammers
The 15th Annual East Bay Hills Trails Benefit Ride
offers the opportunity to ride up to 100 miles on the East Bay’s finest single track trails and fire roads while camping out in 3 locations from August 30 to September 6th this year. Ride as much or as little as you want each day in small groups at your own pace on the Bay Area Ridge Trail while traversing the redwoods, grasslands, oak and bay laurel forests of the East Bay and enjoying the vistas of San Francisco Bay on a horseback riding vacation.
Horseback riders camp at the ES Anderson Equestrian Camp in Tilden Regional Park, at Sequoia Arena in Joaquin Miller Park and at Bort Meadow in Anthony Chabot Regional Park, allowing trail rides from the Richmond Hills to Castro Valley, including trails in Wildcat Canyon, Tilden Park, over the Caldecott Tunnel on East Bay Municipal District watershed land, through Sibley Volcanic Preserve, Huckleberry Botanic Preserve, Redwood Regional Park, Robert’s Recreation Area, and Anthony Chabot Regional Park, including Lake Chabot. The $70/day fee, with a discount available for those riding all 6 days, includes 6 days of meals, camping, trail maps and directions, showers at all the campsites, smoothies from the Human Powered Blender, available massage each afternoon, and evening entertainment and educational programs.