At the water's edge and adjacent to highway 92 on the North side of the road lies the Hayward Regional Shoreline. From the interpretive center there are over seven miles of gravel and dirt trails (part of the San Francisco Bay Trail) a midst salt marshes, mud flats and grasslands.
The trails are ideal for biking, walking, running and bird watching. No dogs are allowed though.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.
Paved - Car Okay
To hike From highway 92, just East of the San Mateo bridge, take the Clawiter/Eden Landing Road exit. Go North over the overpass and take the first left onto Breakwater Ave and follow it to the end at the Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center.