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Shorebird Sanctuary

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Between 1404 and 1500 Bayshore Highway, Burlingame, CA 94010
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Mostly locals and for Tourists, a hidden gem

On the San Francisco Bay side of Hiway 101, a mile away from the cars, this sanctuary is on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bill s
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San Francisco, California
a good shore walk.

It's nothing special, but enjoyable to have a wide vista and see birds and the planes coming in too.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HagridDW
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Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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“small area” (3 reviews)
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Between 1404 and 1500 Bayshore Highway, Burlingame, CA 94010
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"embassy suites"
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"bay trail"
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"fun to watch"
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"plane watching"
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"short walk"
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"beautiful walk"
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"waterfront"
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"sfo"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On the San Francisco Bay side of Hiway 101, a mile away from the cars, this sanctuary is on the water. Filled with resting seats and dining tables, the area is filled with local families and their children. Oh, yes. There are different birds around....More

Thank bill s
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's nothing special, but enjoyable to have a wide vista and see birds and the planes coming in too.

Thank HagridDW
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is the place to go if you're enamored by flight! San Francisco International Airport is clearly visible so you get to see planes routinely take off and land. Also many species of birds call this area home and are constantly flying around, foraging for...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Fun to watch the birds a little bit of wildlife next to concrete jungle. Loved watching the birds from the trail.

Thank 284susanned
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

Plane watching with a dose of birds. This is an ideal walking path. Plenty to view. Perhaps also toss in people watching. The trail has a diverse group of walkers. Just a great deal of fun.

Thank Cavydad
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

nice promenade along the water. The picturesque views really depend on the season. Late fall is when not that much water, so the view is rather sad. Better come in spring and summer. The weather is usually windy there. Some restaurants on the way. Lots...More

Thank mizaika
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

The sanctuary is on the Bay Trail, very close to the airport. We were amazed at the variety of birds, predominantly coastal, far more than we saw anywhere else in the States. Watching over 20 pelicans repeatedly dive on a school of fish was a...More

Thank verge2014
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Walk, run, bike or meditate along the bay. Great views of the entire bay, with stilts, seagulls, pelicans, egrets and herons. Very near the Embassy Suites, but it can be reached from either direction on the Bay Trail.

Thank Lisa C
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Snowy Egret, Dunlin, Greater Yellowlegs. Incoming tide best. Easier to get close to the birds. Nice paved walkway

Thank Bradley S
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Located along the west side of the bay in Burlingame, this bird sanctuary offers great views of the bay all the across to, Oakland, and spectacular plane spotting for aircraft landing and taking off from SFO. The walkway is well maintained and lit at night....More

Thank t-bonetraveller
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