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Baylands Nature Preserve - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA

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About Baylands Nature Preserve

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.


Attractions Near Baylands Nature Preserve

Palo Alto Art Center
Palo Alto Art Center3.19km from Baylands Nature Preserve

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.

Shoreline Lake Events
Shoreline Lake Events3.26km from Baylands Nature Preserve

Shoreline Lake Boathouse & Bistro in Mountain View provide visitors with a convenient way to take a break from the hustle and bustle of Silicon Valley and still take advantage of the great food, private event facilities, water sports, and other types of urban recreation this region offers.It provides indoor and outdoor meeting and banquet facilities, and space rental accommodations for company picnics, weddings, birthdays, corporate and team-building functions.

Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden
Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden4.08km from Baylands Nature Preserve

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.

Shoreline Amphitheatre
Shoreline Amphitheatre4.15km from Baylands Nature Preserve

This is an outdoor amphitheater located in Mountain View, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area. The venue has a capacity of 22,500, with 6,500 reserved seats and 16,000 general admission on the lawn. he venue has hosted popular music festivals such as Lollapalooza and Ozzfest, and also developer conferences such as the Google I/O.

Googleplex
Googleplex4.45km from Baylands Nature Preserve

The Googleplex is the corporate headquarters complex of Google and its parent company, Alphabet Inc. It is located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway in Mountain View, California.The original complex, with 2 million square feet of office space, is the company's second largest square footage assemblage of Google buildings, after Google's 111 Eighth Avenue building in New York City, which the company bought in 2010.

Hewlett Packard Garage LLC
Hewlett Packard Garage LLC4.46km from Baylands Nature Preserve

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.

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Home to Silicon Valley, Santa Clara County is an economic center for high technology and has the third highest GDP per capita in the world. The county's concentration of wealth, primarily due to the tech industry, has made it the most affluent county on the West Coast of the United States and one of the most affluent places in America.

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