By Greg Cope

Palo Alto Baylands

State/Province/Region
CA
Country
US
Nearest Area
Highway 101
Town
Palo Alto
Brief Directions

Driving north or south on Highway 101 in Palo Alto, take the Embarcadero exit. Drive east on Embarcadero Road approximately 0.8 miles. Turn left at the next intersection. Four designated parking areas are available along the next 0.5 miles of road, before the road ends.

Notes

One of the best areas along the San Francisco Peninsula to view birds. Species ranging from Egrets, to ducks, to haws, to owls reside here. Best visited in spring, when the local bird sanctuary hosts nesting Egrets and Herons. These nesting birds can sometimes be viewed less than 15 feet away.

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Date Added
March 16, 2009
Date Taken
March 16, 2009