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Palo Alto Baylands: Magnificent marshes will take your breath away

By: Jaymi Heimbuch on June 7, 2013, 1:08 p.m.
A pier in the Palo Alto Baylands

Photo: donjd2/Flickr

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Responsible sight-seeing

Walking out on the pier allows you to see the marsh wildlife up close without damaging the fragile habitat. Everything looks different at high and low tides so if you can, stay awhile and watch how the scenery and wildlife activity shifts with the tides.