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Dumbarton Bridge - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Newark, CA 94560, USA

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About Dumbarton Bridge

The Dumbarton Bridge crosses the San Francisco Bay along State Route 82 and links the cities of Fremont and Menlo Park. It is the shortest bridge across San Francisco Bay at 1.63 miles. It has three lanes each way and a separated bike/pedestrian lane along its south side. Like the San Mateo Bridge to the north, power lines parallel the bridge.


Attractions Near Dumbarton Bridge

Baylands Nature Preserve
Baylands Nature Preserve5.38km from Dumbarton Bridge

This is the largest tract of undisturbed marshland remaining in the San Francisco Bay. Fifteen miles of multi-use trails provide access to a unique mixture of tidal and fresh water habitats. The preserve encompasses 1,940 acres in both Palo Alto and East Palo Alto, and is owned by the city of Palo Alto. It is an important habitat for migratory shorebirds and is considered one of the best birdwatching spots on the West Coast.

Coyote Hills Regional Park
Coyote Hills Regional Park6.22km from Dumbarton Bridge

Coyote Hills Regional Park is a regional park encompassing nearly 978 acres of land and administered by the East Bay Regional Park District. It is covered of marshland and rolling grassland covered hills, this busy park is located along the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay. The most popular visitor activities by far are bicycling, walking, bird watching, jogging, nature exploration, and picnicking. Well used every season of the year, spring, summer, and fall tend to be the most popular.

Palo Alto Art Center
Palo Alto Art Center6.95km from Dumbarton Bridge

This is the place to discover art. See, make, and be inspired because everyone is an artist. The Palo Alto Art Center provides an accessible and welcoming place to engage with art. A multi-purpose center open to the public for art activities for all ages, located at 1313 Newell Road in Palo Alto. It has art classes for both adults and children, workshops, summer camps, and drop-in programs that take place in the Center's studios and classrooms.

The Museum of American Heritage
The Museum of American Heritage7.45km from Dumbarton Bridge

The Museum of American Heritage is a museum in Palo Alto, California. It is dedicated to the preservation and display of electrical and mechanical technology and inventions from the 1750s through the 1950s. The museum has a large collection of artifacts that are generally not accessible to the public. Selections from the collection are displayed in a historic house at 351 Homer Ave, Palo Alto, California. MOAH is a 501 non profit organization and a member of the American Alliance of Museums.

Hewlett Packard Garage LLC
Hewlett Packard Garage LLC7.5km from Dumbarton Bridge

This is a private museum where the company Hewlett-Packard was founded. It is located at 367 Addison Avenue in Palo Alto, California. It is considered to be the "Birthplace of Silicon Valley". In the 1930s, Stanford University and its Dean of Engineering Frederick Terman began encouraging faculty and graduates to stay in the area instead of leaving California, and develop a high-tech region.

Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden
Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden7.61km from Dumbarton Bridge

This is the former home and garden of Elizabeth Gamble. The house is in a colonial style and the garden retains an Arts and Crafts character. The original garden design was by Alan Reid. It is filled with flowers. Magnificent magnolias and a wonderful collection of hellebores. It is an oasis of beauty and tranquility, providing a community resource for horticultural education, inspiration, and enjoyment.

Where is Dumbarton Bridge

Discover More Attractions in San Mateo County, Where Dumbarton Bridge Is Located

San Mateo County
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just south of San Francisco and home to the world-renowned Mavericks surfing competition. The county seat is Redwood City. he county's built-up areas are mostly suburban with some areas being very urban, and are home to several corporate campuses.

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