Imagine hiking through the graveyard of an old black diamond mine; or wandering along the fault line that caused San Francisco's famed 1906 earthquake; or climbing through the hills just south of John Muir's fruit farm; or strolling the grounds of an empire builder's mansion. Hiking through History San Francisco Bay Area profiles forty-one hikes, from easy to difficult, that include rich descriptions of the history underfoot, along with miles, directions, and GPS coordinates. The perfect companion for any age hiker, this guide provides photos, detailed maps, and sidebars that convey enough information to satisfy curious history lovers along the way. For more than thirty-five years, Falcon Guides have set the standard for outdoor guidebooks. Written by top experts, each guide invites you to experience the adventure and beauty of the outdoors. Book jacket.