Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 24, 2020

How a former landfill became one of the most popular hiking spots in the East Bay

SF Gate reports on how the Albany Bulb has become a popular hiking spot

Offering both sweeping views of the San Francisco skyline and human-made sculptures crafted from found materials, these days, the Bulb evokes more of a sense of whimsy than it does the desolation of a landfill. Wet dogs pitter-patter gleefully down dirt trails, and children exclaim with wonder as they discover life-size dinosaurs made of driftwood and rebar. On pandemic-era weekends, the parking lot is packed — there’s really no better place in the East Bay to get a safe whiff of fresh air while entertaining your bored children during lockdown.

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