Hike to These Iconic Bridges

Bixby, The Golden Gate ... iconic bridges of course, but there are several more local classic bridges worth hiking to, with great scenery and secret gardens, too. Here are three bridge hike classics in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Pasadena.

Week 09.09.2020
Regions Southern CA

Shakespeare Bridge + Secret Garden

Urban Hike to the Shakespeare Bridge in Los Angeles

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Romeo, Romeo, we all know how this goes, but do you know how to go to the Shakespeare Bridge and secret gardens? We’ve got the online do-it-yourself hiking route for you.
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Colorado Meets Pasadena

Hike to the historic Colorado Street Bridge in Pasadena

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Hike to the Colorado Bridge in Pasadena
Connect a neoclassical-inspired bridge with a bridge listed on the National Register of Historic Places on this hike in Pasadena via the Arroyo Seco Trail.
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Hidden Stairways of SF: Urban Hike

San Francisco Hidden Stairways Guided Walk

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Hidden Stairways of San Francisco Guided Walk
Hidden Stairways of SF Guided Walk
Hidden Stairways of SF Guided Walk
This guided hike sold out fast, but new dates have been added! Get outdoors and explore the hidden stairways and gardens of San Francisco anew. Small group and socially distanced.
Email hiddenstairsSF@gmail.com to reserve!

Suspension Bridge Surprise

Urban Hike to Spruce Street Suspension Bridge in San Diego

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This urban hike in San Diego connects two gardens by way of two spectacular bridges, including the awesome Spruce Street Suspension Bridge built in 1912.
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