OTHER GREAT PARK LINKS
The following are useful links to park, recreation and open space resources. Current focus of these links is California. ParkInfo.org and its sponsors make no guarantees about the accuracy of the information provided by these organizations and assume no liability for any use of these links.
PUBLIC AGENCY PARK SITES:
- Recreation.gov www.recreation.gov - the federal government's portal for national and state recreation opportunities
- U.S. National Park Service www.nps.gov
- California Department of Parks & Recreation Find Recreation web portal http://findrecreation.parks.ca.gov - this web portal is a mirror of ParkInfo (contact GreenInfo Network to find out more about how you can add the same functions to your web site.)
- Active CA www.activeca.org - the California Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports web site, with links to recreation centers throughout the state and other information on healthy living
COMMERCIAL SITES FOR PARK ACCESS:
- GORP http://gorp.away.com - A major portal for a wide range of recreational opportunities in the U.S. and beyond (part of www.away.com network), with additional information about sports gear and travel packages
- GoCity Kids www.gocitykids.com - A web site for urban recreational opportunities of all types, with user feedback sections and covering a number of metropolitan regions in the U.S.
- Wildernet www.wildernet.com - A portal to U.S. hiking, camping, fishing and other recreational activities, with links to outdoor equipment stores and commercial map services
- Get OutDoors www.getoutdoors.com - A U.S. portal to national and state parks with links to travel services and books
- GoingOutside.com www.goingoutside.com
- Transit & Trails http://www.transitandtrails.org - Bay Area Open Space Council site with extensive information on trail heads and how to get to these locations via transit.
- Bay Area Ridge Trail Council www.ridgetrail.org
- ABAG Bay Trail www.baytrail.org
- American Trails www.americantrails.org - a non-profit membership group that works to enhance and protect America's interconnected trails
- Bay Area Hiker www.bahiker.com - Information about hiking trails in the San Francisco bay area, including photos of wildflowers, animals, trees, plants, and butterflies
- MaxTrails.com www.maxtrails.com - a nationwide trail directory, supported by commercial links
- VirtualParks.org www.virtualparks.org
- MyParkPhotos.com www.myparkphotos.com - A photo-logging site that allows users to upload their own images and comment on photos posted by other users. Coverage varies throughout the U.S.