65 year old Marin Hiker attacked by Cyclist

incidents of trail rage are rare, but seem to be on the rise.  This story has a little poll to the side, asking who causes most problems on the trail…hikers, equestrians, or bikers…When I took it, bikers were winning with 75%. It also covers some of the history of conflict. “He “charged on foot full-force…

Beware of Algae

There is an Algae outbreak in Lake Chabot which has killed 3 dogs, 1 dog died at Clear lake last year, and Lake Temescal was closed to the public for an outbreak last year.  In all the research I did about trail safety with dogs, Algae was never mentioned yet so many trails intersect with…

The Bay Trail / Point Isabel Dog Park- East Bay Area

The murders of David Robert Ruenzel on a trail in the East Bay Regional Park Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve around Thanksgiving last year, and of Luis Doctolero Fernando Perez on a trail in Vallejo’s Hanns Park around Christmas last year, as well as some muggings around Tilden and Grizzly Peak Blvd, left me looking for even…

Nimitz Trail Tilden Regional Park, Bay Area

Some people with dogs poo poo this trail because it is both paved and On Leash for the first 4 miles of it. However, The Nimitz Trail has some of the most stunning views of the Bay Area! You can see fantastic views of the Bay, The Golden Gate Bridge, The San Francisco Skyline, Mount Tamalpais, and the…